KAMPALA —A second lecture in memory of late Prof William Sseteza Kajjubi, who at the time of his death had served as Vice Chancellor at Makerere University twice, from 1977 to 1979 and 1990 to 1993 before heading Nkumba University from 1994 to 2008.
The much anticipated lecture will be held at Makerere’s Central Teaching Facility (CTF 2) on Thursday, November 14.
Rev. Canon Dr. John Ssenyonyi, the Vice Chancellor, Uganda Christian University (UCU) is expected to deliver a keynote address under the theme, fostering the quality of education.
On May 2012, while at his home in Bugolobi, Prof Kajjubi fell in the bathroom inside his house and died. He was 86 years old.
Briefing the media on the forthcoming memorial lecture, Dr. Tom Darlington Balojja, a lecturer at the College of Education and External Studies, Makerere University said Prof Kajjubi is remembered for contributing significantly to the shaping of the education system in Uganda through the advocacy of his theory of education, policy formulation and leadership.
Dr. Balojja said the lecture will provide a platform for educationists and other academicians to share experiences with decision makers and other stakeholders on various education issues as an avenue to streamline the education sector in Uganda as well as inform policy, which said is lacking.
He noted that; “We are thankful to [Prof] Senteza Kajubi because he introduced many avenues which we need to expound on and see how we can work to take it to another level”.
Dr. Michael Walimbwa, from the college of Education and External Studies who one of the Chief organisers praised Prof Ssenteza Kajjubi implored the government to review the education system for improved quality of education in the country.
Edison Kakuru a student leader at College of Education rallied students to come and take part in the event.
He said there’s so much learn from late Prof Ssenteza.
About 500 people are expected to attend the lecture, where John Chrysestom Muyingo, the minister of state for education in charge of higher education, is expected to be the guest of honor.