Sep 23, 2009, 6:33 AM
Hon. Sidia Jatta, National Assembly Member for Wuli West Constituency and a member of the National Alliance for Democracy and Development, NADD, has opined that with the current education system in high schools across the country, college students needs academic upliftment rather than professional training.
Jatta, who was speaking Tuesday during the Public Accounts/Enterprises Committees sessions at the National Assembly, which saw the
Kah in his presentation before members of the committees told deputies that the
Vice Chancellor Kah highlighted some challenges facing the college, which range from low salaries for teachers, inadequate space, inadequate resources to carry out their programmes to inadequate infrastructure and learning materials.
In his intervention, the Wuli West parliamentarian said with the fact that such challenges exist is an indication that the level of education in the country is wanting, especially at the high school level.
“What students going to our college need is academic upliftment rather than professional training,” he said.
Responding to points raised by Professor Kah that the UTG is recruiting some of its best grandaunts, Sidia Jatta pointed out that the
“Some of the new recruits from the University of the
Meanwhile, after a prolonged debate, deputies approved the reports of the