Welcome to the Institute of Distance and Flexible Learning


Mr Kensol Rui

Executive Director - Institute of Distance and Flexible Learning (IDFL)


''Bringing Gowns to Towns"


I warmly welcome you all to the University of Goroka IDFL.


The Institute of Distance and Flexible Learning was established in 2010 as an alternative pathway for offering UOG's tertiary education to the masses. IDFL provides the opportunity for prospective UOG students to pursue studies through the distance and flexible mode. IDFL is conceived as a vehicle to bring University Education to the masses in both rural and remote Papua New Guinea and the South West Pacific Region.


Our Vision, Mission, Goals and Objectives give clear direction as to where the institution shall be in the future in terms of its core business of increasing opportunities and access to the masses in country and overseas.


Empowering people with knowledge and skills for quality of life through innovation in teaching and learning.

To be the leading Distance Education provider of quality education for teachers and the public in Melanesia and beyond.

To bring tertiary education to the uttermost parts of PNG and the South West Pacific.

1. Integrity - to underpin everything we do.

2. Openness - to characterize our operations and communications.

3. Life-long Learning - to build knowledge and adaptability.

4. Innovative Thinking - to be agile and ready for change.

5. Collaboration - to complement and strengthen our relationship with partners for the proliferation of distance education in PNG.

About The University of Goroka

The University of Goroka (UOG) is the third largest of the six universities in Papua New Guinea (PNG), and is by far the largest teacher education institution. The University was formed in 1997 from two faculties...


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Eastern Highlands Province

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Email: info@unigoroka.ac.pg

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