Research is the cornerstone of innovation and development. As the Uganda Vice Chancellors Forum, we emphasize the need for inter-institutional research collaboration to address societal needs and contribute to the advancement of knowledge. By pooling our intellectual resources and encouraging multidisciplinary research initiatives, we aim to promote cutting-edge research that addresses the unique challenges faced by Uganda and the broader global community.
THE GENESIS AND ROLE OF UGANDA VICE CHANCELLORS’ FORUM IN HIGHER EDUCATION
By Wilson Muyinda Mande
This paper has outlined the genesis of the Uganda Vice Chancellors Forum, the founding universities, the meetings of the UVCF and its roles, the current and prospective members of the UVCF, the current status and conclusion. Overall the UVCF is an important body that has played a big role in promoting higher education in Uganda. For instance, it was the first UVCF which urged Government to hasten the establishment of a Council for Higher Education to provide parameters within which institutions of higher learning may operate.
THE EDUCATION SYSTEM OF UGANDA NEEDS URGENT OVERHAULING: HOW AND WHOSE RESPONSIBILITY?
A TALK by Professor W. Senteza kajubi – Vice Chancellor, Nkumba University
The greatest and most difficult problem to which man can apply himself, according to the German philosopher, Emmanuel Kant, is the problem of education.The problem of education to which Emmanuel Kant refers is contained in four little words:
Why? – refers to the purposes of education and why one should be educated.
What? – raise the important question of the Curriculum and what is worth learning.
How? – addresses the methods of teaching and learning and the quality of education and
Who? – deals with the problem of equity and access to education.
This fourth volume of the UVCF Bulletin carries papers on the theme of University Governance with particular reference to Uganda.
In this fifth volume, UVCF continues with the tradition of reporting the outcomes of the UVCF conference materials and related matters.
This has three parts. The first part carries papers on the theme of the university education system. This was the central theme of the …….