The Future of Higher Education and several sectors of the world have been affected by the dreaded COVID-19 pandemic and world leaders across the globe are seeking a lasting solution to the pandemic that has changed a lot of things in the whole wide world.
Among the regular, that has been affected is education and most especially in African and Nigeria in particular. Educationist in the country is therefore looking for a way to ensure the Nigerian students are not left behind in the new normal as the world is changing and thus the Lagos State University Vice-Chancellor and other professional colleagues are on the verge of creating awareness on the best way to go during and post COVID-19 pandemic.
The Vice-Chancellor of the Lagos State University (LASU), Professor Olanrewaju Fagbohun would be delivering the keynote address at a webinar on Tuesday, June 30th, 2020 on the future of higher education in the post- COVID-19 era.
He would also be joined by the Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Dean, College of Business, Law and Social Sciences, University of Derby, United Kingdom, Professor Kamil Omoteso.
Omoteso would be focusing on administration, innovations and international relations in higher education.
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According to its conveners, a professor of pharmacology at the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye, Ahmed Adedeji would also be speaking at the online event that would be moderated by a Chief Lecturer at the Lagos State Polytechnic, Dr Oluremi Olaleye.
Adedeji would be focusing on academics and research.
Mr Sobayo Abolore of a reputable Consulting firm said the programme was poised to “sensitise the leadership of the higher institutions on the need to have a plan that will take their institutions to a greater height”.
He added that tips on universal best practices in raising the bar of tertiary administration, improving international relations and innovation would also be shared.
He added that “A new direction of academics and research that would transform learning would be determined.
“We hope to create a desk for supporting the tertiary institutions in their transition programme and raising fund to cope with Post COVID-19 matters”.
The programme holds between 11am and 1pm on 30th June, 2020 via Zoom.
Interested participants can register via https://SNG.NG/MSCI-WEBINARS.