By Isatou Kanyi
Stakeholders from the Gambia Government and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) Wednesday, 23rd December, 2020, validated the University of The Gambia (UTG) five year (2021-2025) draft strategic plan.
The validation ceremony was held at UTG’s Peace Building.
The draft strategic plan highlighted key important concepts for the next five years.
Speaking at the ceremony, Professor Pierre Gomez, UTG’s Deputy Vice Chancellor on behalf of the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Faqir Muhammad Annum, said UTG has recently signed a contract worth six million dalasi for the procurement of laboratory equipment for the physical and Natural Sciences.
Mr. Gomez explained their drive to transform teaching and learning in the University through online education, which comes amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
Modou Seck, Permanent Secretary representing the Minister of Higher Education, Research Science and Technology, said the strategic plan (2021-2025) emphasizes the pillars of teaching, learning, research and innovation human resources development.
He urged them to take the proceedings seriously as their decision will go a long way in shaping the future of the institution.