Professional-Vice-Chancellor for the University for Growth Reports [UDS], Prof. Felix Kofi Abagale has named on the federal government to assistance personal tertiary schooling establishments, in get to help soak up the rising quantity of graduates from the second cycle institutions in the state.
Talking at the 3rd Congregation of the Millar Institute for Transdisciplinary and Enhancement Scientific tests at Bolgatanga in the Higher East Region, Prof. Abagale predicted that in the upcoming 3 to 4 a long time, there will be tension on general public tertiary training establishments in the region, and the help of personal establishments will be necessary, present high quality tertiary instruction.
“With the recent double-monitor instructional policy for secondary education, it is extremely a great deal predictive that in the up coming 3 to 4 many years, there will be stress on general public tertiary schooling and it is only the personal tertiary education and learning establishments which can support the government in providing high quality schooling,” he stated.
Prof. Abagale added “It will be quite difficult for public establishments which are bedevilled with minimal infrastructure to help the coaching of the center and higher-level manpower for this nation.”
“The federal government will have to seem for guidance and I see the Millar Institute for Transdisciplinary and Progress Experiments as a single of the outlets for providing high quality training and it is very substantially essential that the government lends its assistance to assist in its infrastructural progress as nicely as excellent devices to produce this schooling that is much essential specially in this section of the country”
The Millar Institute for Transdisciplinary and Advancement Reports, also recognised as the Millar Open up College, is an accredited establishment based in Bolgatanga and prides by itself as the first Ghanaian University to respond to the clarion calls for universities in Ghana to go beyond their common on-campus, satellite campus and length learning units to the Open up University Technique.
This non-public college is affiliated to the University for Growth Studies, [UDS].
Its core values are centred in investigate, ability developing and improvement initiatives that blend aspects of indigenous expertise with mainstream sciences and social mastering.
The purpose is to adequately prepare pupils to use and increase indigenous knowledge to lead to the advancement of culture.
This 3rd congregation was for the graduation of 11 Bachelor of Science learners, 3 PhD students and 3 Mphil college students from the College.
President of the Millar Institute for Transdisciplinary and Improvement Research, Prof. David Millar said the college trains its learners to purpose to be self-used.
“We will focus on getting ready our college students on self–employment possibilities these kinds of as we are about to do with the Organic Farming and Biodynamic Agriculture with emphasis on agriculture as a whole. We are conscious of graduate unemployment concerns of the govt of Ghana and the require to link up with market and for us notably, rural industry”, Prof. Millar said.
He also discovered that the college not too long ago established up a device to proofread, restructure and edit postgraduate thesis into publishable publications.
“We are of the watch that common thesis so printed, have constrained visibility so we have formulated the procedure of adapting the typical thesis into publishable publications that can be shared broadly and openly”, he mentioned.
Prof. David Millar also appealed for help from government and donor organizations to set up a library for the College.
Offering his Valedictory speech, Samuel Ataribananam, a Mphil graduate of the Millar Institute for Transdisciplinary and Growth Scientific tests expressed optimism that he and his colleague graduates were going to make a constructive effect on the place.
“The option to the myriad of challenges that confront our individuals and our nation lies in us and how we would use our training below, to clear up them by utilizing our indigenous knowledge”, Ataribanam mentioned.