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A virtual conference coordinated from Makerere University Business School (MUBS), E-Learning Centre, Kampala, UGANDA. 18th -20th May, 2021 THEME: Adaptation to current and future challenges for Higher Education under the Covid-19 pandemic. Thematic Areas: ODeL Context relevant to teaching and learning interventions. Impact on the internationalization of Higher Education, the cross-border movement of students, academics and scholars Effective pedagogical practices for online teaching. Higher Education Financing Strategies for attraction and retention of students. Policy and strategic frameworks for Higher Education recovery and sustainability in the Covid-19 era. Crisis-sensitive higher educational planning and management. DOWNLOAD HERE

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The NCHE held its 3rd Higher Education Conference from the 18th – 20th of May 2021 at Makerere University Business School (MUBS), Nakawa. Although it was the 3rd Higher Education Conference, it was, however, the first Virtual Higher Education conference on the theme of Adapting current and future challenges for Higher Education under the Covid- 19 pandemic. Speaking at the opening of this conference, Executive Director Prof. Mary J. N. Okwakol highlighted the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic which has affected Higher Institutions and brought learning to a halt with many institutions closing down. She said the world will live…

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National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) will host the 1st Virtual Conference from the 18th-20th May 2021 under the theme ” Adaptation to current and future challenges for Higher Education under the Covid-19 pandemic” The e-conference shall be conducted in a series of 3 Webinars for 3 categories of the Higher Education sector including Private, Public and Other Tertiary Institutions. 1. 18th May 2021-Private Universities and other Degree Awarding Institutions2.19th May 2021-Public Universities 3.20th May 2021- Other Tertiary Institutions The Program is also attachedFurther details on attendance, participation( Webinar link) and the Speakers shall be availed here in the due course

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The National Council for Higher Education signed a memorandum of understanding with Seed Global Health on 17th February  2021. The Executive Director Prof. Mary J. N. Okwakol signed on behalf of NCHE while the Head of Seed Global Health  Mr. Bonaventure Ahaisibwa signed on behalf of his organization. The MoU aims at sharing knowledge and strengthening the health systems. Prof. Okwakol hailed Seed Global Health for the support extended to Higher Education Institutions offering health-related programs in strengthening the health systems in Uganda. The Executive Director NCHE Prof. Mary J. N. Okwakol together with the Head Seed Global Health  Mr.…

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About the Journal The National Council for Higher Education was established as the regulator of higher education to implement the Universities and Other Tertiary Institutions Act of Parliament (UOTIA, 2001). By the provisions of the Act, NCHE is mandated to guide the establishment of institutions of higher learning as well as ensure delivery of quality and relevant education to all qualified persons. NCHE has strived to achieve its mandate to ensure that sustainable quality higher education is provided at all Higher Educational Institutions in Uganda. Quality University Education will be crucial in the production of the human resources required for…

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About the Journal It is my pleasure yet again to inform our stakeholders about the state of higher education in Uganda through the 2018/19 higher education publication. The total number of HEIs increased by four up from 233 in 2017/18 to 237 in 2018/19, Public Universities remained 9, Private Universities remained 44; Other Degree Awarding Institutions remained 10 and Other Tertiary Institutions increased by four from 172 to 176. Generally, the statistics show note that in 2018/19 total student enrolment increased from 261,087 to 275,254 representing a significant increase of 5.43%. Universities still take the highest number of registered students…

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