Prof. Jude Lubega advocates private sector experience for faculty members to enhance academia at convention center in Tanzania.Hakim Mulinde
During a session on Academia at an Exhibition held at the Julius Nyerere International Convention Centre in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, Professor Jude Lubega gave a thought-provoking speech on the need for academia to adapt to the changing times. In his speech, Professor Lubega emphasized that the graduate students being trained today belong to a different era and hence academia needs to evolve to meet their needs.
Professor Lubega further added that exposing faculty members to work in the private sector can provide them with practical experiences which they can then bring to the classroom. This, according to Professor Lubega, will enable the students to learn from the experiences of their teachers and prepare them for the real world.
The speech by Professor Lubega was well-received by the attendees, who included faculty members, students, and other stakeholders in academia. Many agreed with Professor Lubega’s sentiments and applauded him for his insights.
In conclusion, Professor Lubega’s speech was a call to action for academia to adapt to the changing times and prepare the graduate students for the real world. It is hoped that his words will inspire academia to rethink their approach and bring about positive changes that will benefit the students and society as a whole.
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