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15 November 2016

Farmers Trained on Leadership, Governance, Management

The National Coordination of Farmers Association in The Gambia (NACOFAG) with funding from ROPPA/CORAF recently completed a training for farmers on leadership, governance, and change management. Read more

UTG First-Year Student Authors Book

A first-year student at the University of The Gambia, has recently written a book entitled ‘The Fastest way to A1 in Economics’. Read more

 

31 October 2016

Final-year university students visit MRC

More than 40 final year students from the University of The Gambia visited the Medical Research Council (MRC) to learn about the council’s research achievements and current research priorities. Read more

 

30 June 2016

Gambia’s Higher Education Minister Removed

President of the Gambia has sacked the country’s minister of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology.  Read more

Technical Education Is Key to Development

The Principal of the Gambia College stressed that today technical education is the key to a country’s development. Read more

 

15 June 2016

Proper Research is Key to Sustainable Development

Minister of Higher Education, Research Science and Technology (MOHERST), has said that no country can have a sustainable development in the absence of proper research. Read more

 

30 April 2016

Entrepreneurship: Vehicle to Alleviating Unemployment and Poverty

It sounds good hearing the statement of the President at the State Opening of the new legislative year prioritizing entrepreneurship, as a key element in the education drive promoted by the government. Read more

Gambia Validates National Intellectual Property Policy

The Ministry of Justice in collaboration with the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) validated the first ever national intellectual property policy for The Gambia. Read more

Recognition of High Quality Skills Has Been a Growing Trend

The permanent secretary at the Ministry of Higher Education Research Science and Technology (MoHERST) and also Board member of National Training Authority (NTA), has told members of the National Assembly that the recognition of a high quality skills education had been a growing trend. Read more

UTG Board Requests for More Time

The joint session of the Public Accounts and Public Enterprises committees (PAC/PEC) of the National Assembly, yesterday deferred consideration of the University of The Gambia’s annual activity report and financial statement, upon the request of the board members. Read more

Yahya Jammeh Islamic University Graduates 39

At least 39 students graduated from President Yahya Jammeh Islamic University in Banjulinding village in Kombo North District of West Coast Region. Read more

 

1 April 2016

Free University Education for Gambian Migrants in Italy

Gambian migrants in Italy who are interested in pursuing further education can have their dreams of university education fulfilled as many universities in the European country have scholarship for such migrants. Read more

Sarahuli Teachers Celebrate College Graduation

The Gambia College-based Sarahuli Teachers’ Association on Saturday bade farewell to 19 of its members after their successful completion of their courses at the college. Read more

UTG School of Education Holds Symposium on Role of University Education

The Education Students’ Association (EDUSA) of the University of The Gambia recently a held symposium at the Brikama campus on the role of university education in national development. Read more

 

29 February 2016

Central Bank Staff Authors Two Books

The deputy director of Microfinance Department of the Central Bank of The Gambia has written two books entitled: SME finance and economic development: The case of fishing industry in Uganda and The Gambia, and Evidence-based essay in development finance. Read more

 

15 February 2016

UTG Graduates More Than 1000 Students

The University of The Gambia (UTG) Friday held its 9th Convocation ceremony for 1,310 students from different departments of the university. Read more

 

January 2016

20 Gambian Students Leave for Studies in Morocco

At least 20 Gambian students Tuesday left for the Kingdom of Morocco where they are expected to pursue bachelor’s degree in various academic programmes. Read more

37 Lawyers Called to Bar

At least 37 Lawyers of the 4th batch of The Gambia Law School were on Thursday called to the bar at a ceremony held at the Law School premises in Banjul. Read more

Gambia Law School Complex Inaugurated

The inauguration was part and parcel of activities marking the 4th call to the bar of graduates from The Gambia Law School, held at the new school complex. Read more

Gambia Wins Best Country Debater Award

A delegation of Gambian debaters to the Pan African Universities Debating Championship returned home with two awards; Best Country Speaker Award, and award for outstanding role in promoting debate in The Gambia and around Africa. Read more

UTG Orientates New Students

The University of The Gambia (UTG) on Saturday orientated 565 students at a ceremony held at the University’s Faculty of Law along MDI Road. Read more

 

December 2015

Gambia’s Technical Education Ranked 3rd in Africa- Says NTA PR

The Public Relations and Information Specialist of the National Training Authority, has revealed that the technical education criteria in The Gambia is of such high quality that it is ranked third in the Africa. Read more

 

October 2015

Education Must Encourage Creative Thinking, Research, Innovation  The minister of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology (MoHERST), has said that every education system that encourages creative thinking can foster research and innovation as articulated in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 8 & 9. Read more

Highly Qualified Lecturers Critical to Strengthen UTG  The Minister of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology (MoHERST) said that it is mainly because of shortage of highly qualified lecturers to run courses at master’s and doctorate level that it is judged indispensable and critical to strengthen University of The Gambia (UTG) by training more academic staff at masters and PhD levels. Read more

National Conference for Education Policy Underway Therefore, the education sector has set in motion the preparation of a successor policy for the period 2016-2030, on the theme, ‘Accessible, equitable and inclusive quality education for sustainable development’. Read more

 

August 2015

My Centre is Established to Complement Govt’s Efforts in Skills Acquisition The principal of Bato-Kunku Nursing Training School, in the Kombo South district of the West Coast Region, has underscored that the main reason for establishing the training institute is to complement government’s efforts in the area of skills acquisition. Read more

Parliamentarians’ Select Committee Concludes Tour on School’s Clusters Parliamentarian of National Assembly of The Gambia recently concluded a ten day tour of cluster schools across the country, whilst the select committees report on Education, Training and Information Communication Technology (ICT) with unanimous vote. Read more

 

JANUARY 2015

Tertiary and Higher Education Policy Gets Clean Bill of Health The DPS for training and scholarships at MoHERST, informed the stakeholders and partners in the dispensation and provision of higher education in the country that they had passed another test, as the tertiary and higher education policy was cleared by the National Assembly. Read more

 

AUGUST 2014

Islamic Online University observes Global Week of Awareness Islamic Online University in The Gambia last Saturday joined other countries to observe the Global Week of Awareness, which seeks to celebrate the achievements and promote the University’s plan of action annually. Read more

12 Gambians to undergo Turkey medical training Four Gambian doctors and eight nurses will undergo a three-week medical training programme in Turkey. Read more

Higher Education signs MoU with partners to strengthen TVET The Ministry of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology (MOHERST) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with four development partners, to strengthen the Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET). Read more

 

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