OBJECTIVES
Upon completion of the Open School Operations and Management Graduate Programme, participants will be able to:
• Examine the historical development of the ODL approach and its philosophical and theoretical underpinnings.
• Examine the foundations and best practices of ODL and Open School methods.
• Design and develop ODL learning materials using a variety of sources, including OER.
• Deliver ODL modules to Open School learners.
• Employ a wide variety of media/ICT technologies and social media tools needed to support Open School learners.
• Support and manage an Open School environment, faculty and support staff.
• Create policies and guidelines to govern Open School systems.
• Demonstrate the habits of reflective practice as part of a process of continuing professional development.

WHO MAY APPLY?
The target audience for this programme are professionals engaged in the day to day operations and management of Open Schools throughout the developing world. This can include, but is not limited to:
• ODL Programme Coordinators.
• Academic Facilitators/Instructors.
• Open School Administrators/Managers.
• Student Support Personnel.
• Curriculum/Instructional Designers.
• ODL Technology Support Personnel.
• ODL Tutors/Mentors.
• ODL Programme Evaluators.
• Ministry professionals guiding the implementation and management of Open School policies and regulations.
• Consultants supporting Open School/ODL clients.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
• Any relevant recognised qualification at level 7 OR.
• Open Distance Learning (ODL) practitioners with a level 6 qualification plus 3 years relevant experience.

DURATION OF THE PROGRAMME
This is a 2 year distance education study programme.

Contact:

Hanna Garises
+26461 3205300
garises@namcol.edu.na

Laina Namulo
+26461 3205253
namulo@namcol.edu.na

Our Banking Details:

Bank Windhoek
Katutura Branch
Acc:114 114 3101
Cheque Account
Reference: Student number

FEE STRUCTURE FOR 2021

SEMESTER 1
Registration fee is N$2000.00, which should be paid upon registration, The remaining amount should be settled by 31 May.

FEE STRUCTURE FOR 2021

SEMESTER 2
Registration fee is N$2000.00, which should be paid upon registration, The remaining amount should be settled by 30 September.

Modules:

Module Code
Semester 1:
1. Foundations, History and Evolution of ODL and
Open Schooling
2801
2. Open Schools Systems and Models 2802
Semester 2:
3. OER Design, Development and Publication 2803
4. Module Delivery and Student Management 2804
Semester 3:
5. Student and Facility Support in Open Schools 2805
6. Open School Management 2806
Semester 4:
7. Major Project (begins in semester 2) 2807

 

Type of Fee Amount
Modules X 4 N$ 6800.00
Grand Total N$ 6 800.00