STRATEGIC GOAL OF KNUST-IDL
IDL Strategic Goal is to “Expand Access to Continuing and Tertiary Education and Training
through the Distance Learning Mode”
Theme 1: To attract, develop and retain quality staff in IDL
Theme 2: To develop and strengthen mechanism to achieve financial sustainability for the institute
Theme 3: To access to undergraduate and postgraduate training programmes
Theme 4: To develop or acquire and maintain necessary physical infrastructure and equipment for IDL
Theme 5: To enhance the development of print and electronic learning materials in Distance Learning (DL) mode
OBJECTIVES OF IDL
a. To expand access to tertiary education.
b. To provide a complementary mode of learning to the conventional lecture room
session and, thereby, reduce the pressure on university facilities.
c. To introduce a level of flexibility to the acquisition of a university degree, diploma
d. To offer demand-driven certificate and diploma programmes of study through
sandwich and other distance learning modes.
e. To establish off-campus Learning Centres in the regions to serve as co-ordination
points for student activities, student support services and points of interaction
between students and facilitators.
f. Serve as a link between the learners and the main KNUST campus.