The Unitech officials and OTDF Executives showing the signed MOU document
The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Ok Tedi Development Foundation (OTDF) and University of Technology Lae (UNITECH), initially signed in 2020, was reviewed and extended for another 3 years (2022 -2025). Signed on Wednesday 19 July, this MOU establishes the terms and conditions under which UNITECH and OTDF will jointly undertake
PNG UNITECH/DODL ratifies all the admissions made by OTDF (subject to fulfilling the eligibility conditions prescribed by DODL) and enrols the students.
The annual enrolment for Adult Matriculation program is 1000 students while FODE is 300 students.
These figures are for both Up Graders and Full Correspondence Students. Total number of students who graduated from the Adult Matriculation program from 2019 to 2023 is 1,117 while FODE is 480. On average, 20 students every year get the second opportunity to attend universities and colleges through our FODE/AM program.
Semester two registration for FODE and Adult Matriculation students, Samagos Learning Center
OTDF’s Star Mountain Community Learning Centre (SMCL) is affiliated with Flexible Open Distance Education (FODE), Department of Education while the Adult Matriculation program is offered under a franchise agreement with Department of Open Distance Learning (DODL), PNG University of Technology. the distance and flexible education program in Western Province. Under the MOU, OTDF advertises the programs at its own cost and admit the students with eligibility under the criteria set by DODL-UNITECH. OTDF also provides all the pre-admission and post-admission services to the students based on specific requirements of each program in consultation with DODL.