“AN INVESTMENT IN KNOWLEDGE PAYS THE BEST INTEREST”
“Higher education shall be
made equally accessible to all,
on the basis of capacity, by
every appropriate means, &
the State shall provide
educational facilities at all
levels, and shall, to the greatest
extent feasible, make those
facilities available to all
A critical issue that the new fund is expected to deal with is the
need to have a realistic manner of paying or remunerating faculty
the institutions aims on establishing a funding mechanism with the aid of the
State government & investors to be a lever for achieving University
or staff of public universities.
Education policy objectives.
This is already happening in the payment of faculty who teach in
Module Two programs in the university. Clearly, establishing the
. The funding mechanism would be used along with fitting governing
minimum discipline-differentiated remuneration for abstract staff of
frameworks with the ambition to attain high quality university education and
universities, which is intended to be reasonable and competitive
would go a long way in not only regularizing the imbursement
structure but also in responding to the problem of staff retention,
especially in most expensive yet competitive academic disciplines
Clearly, the Universities Board is also expected to start the important work
towards performance-based subsidy to the state university by developing
like medicine, engineering , pharmacy, History and technology.
the approach to be used. This, and indeed the entire work of the Board is a
These disciplines are also most significant to the state’s and
huge challenge but, at the same time, of paramount opportunity for the
country’s response to the scientific and technological requirements
streamlining and development of the higher education system.
Staff Management Abstraction &
Due to a diminished number of students being admitted to the
faculty of Agriculture, the departure of 3 Educators has had to be
A temporary assignment of clearing students and alumni
to short training course to work as educators in order to fill
The departure of 2 educators in the Faculty of Classical Language
was required due to a series of complaints from students
Teachers from the Faculty of Dental Sciences teaching
3 educators have had to be dismissed from the Faculty of Pharmacy
Pharmacology have had to be reallocated to the Faculty
of Medicine temporarily.
4 educators left in pursuit of Higher Education
With Increased Admission meets
Increased Demand for Knowledge
Faculties in need of New Blood.
With the introduction of the New Sports Complex, there has been
Due to the Faculty of Civil engineering experiencing a 120%
vacancy for the following Job occupations:
increase in admissions, there has been a unavailability of
teaching staff to conclude the semester’s syllabus efficiently.
The Faculty of Medicine as well as the Faculty of
Two games tutors,
Five assistant games tutors
Five life guards
Management is in dire need of New teachers to fill the
shortage of manpower.
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Performance-based Funding Model
This rewards university’s top Faculties with efficiency in
teaching, research and community service and encourages
cooperation among departments which will stimulate the
evolution of centres of excellence. It makes funding allocation
more transparent and more competitive through redistributive
funding analysis based on performance.
Reason for Funding
Vital infrastructure for teaching and learning
Educational staff training and development.
Institutional material and apparatus.
Research and publications.
The University has come to the daunting realization that it doesn’t have a quality of
learning atmosphere equivalent to international campuses.
The focus on courses that generate high tuition revenue means that some strategic
degree programs will be receiving adequate attention by the university leadership or
even satisfactory funding. This is particularly the case with engineering and medicine
Miscellaneous needs which, in the belief of the
degree programs that attract a high figure of private fee-paying students. In such
Board, is important and essential for the
cases, an upgrade or expansion of laboratory facilities is necessary . The majority of
improvement and maintenance of standards
university teaching staff now focus on teaching-related income generating activities
in the higher educational segment.
especially teaching in the campus as well as research. Internal feature assurance
to afford to provide scholarships.
to sustain or promote teachers training
to make available suitable books and training
equipment in the institution
processes have weakened because of the large classes and few Faculty members .
Thus, the state university has operated like other universities, with limited focus on
Economics, Agriculture and innovation and foundation areas. There are, however, a lot
of chances and benefits that will accumulate from the restructuring of the mode of
funding of the university. There will also be the opportunity to review any possibility and