A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education (MoBSE) of the Government of The Gambia, and the Islamic Online University (IOU) has been signed on June 15, 2015.
This MOU seeks to establish a co-operative relationship between the Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education and the Islamic Online University. Under this MOU, the MoBSE shall create the necessary policy environment for the effective participation of the IOU in the development of education in The Gambia. Hence, the IOU will run the Intensive English Course (IEC), Intensive Mathematics Course (IMC), Intensive Science Course (ISC) and Intensive Social Studies Course (ISSC) under the supervision and sponsorship of the MoBSE. Furthermore, the IOU will provide TESL teacher training and practicum supervision for the IEC Teaching Assistants to be certified by the Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education upon their review and assessment. The IOU will also offer a 4-year Professional Degree in Education, 1-year Diploma in Education Administration and Supervision and other IOU courses to The Gambian population.
Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education (MoBSE) of the Government of The Gambia under its motto “A Responsive, Relevant and Quality Education for All Gambians” is resolved to provide to all Gambians an access to quality education to develop a computer literate and technologically competent populace with renewed emphasis on Science, Technology, Agriculture and the Arts in developing a productive and capable human resource base for the new millennium.
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