Courtesy Call Envisions Mathematics Staff and Students Exchange Program

Date and time: 
Tue, 2014-04-22 14:19
Location / Venue: 

College of Biological and Physical Science, Principal's office

Prof. B.Aduda,Principal College of Biological and Physical Sciences, Prof. B.Turesson, Mathematics lecturer at the University of Linkoping, Dr. J.Were, Director School of Mathematics, Prof. P.Weke , Professor School of Mathematics-UoN, during a courtesy call visit from University of Linköping (L-R).

School of Mathematics, University of Nairobi, will soon have outstanding staff and students take part in exchange programs at the University of Linköping, Sweden.

This was disclosed during a courtesy call to Prof. B.Aduda, Principal College of Biological and Physical Sciences, by Prof. Bengt-Ove Turesson, a lecturer at the Department of Mathematics, University of Linköping.

In his remarks, Prof. Aduda welcomed the move to have students and lecturers take part in exchange programs saying that the college will appreciate collaborations that increase the number of mathematics lecturers. He noted that Mathematics is a core subject that cuts across all disciplines but there is a strain on the number of lecturers teaching the course in all public and college universities in the country. In addition, Prof. Aduda applauded the University's initiative in teaching pedagogy skills to university lecturers. This, he said, would greatly enhance the teaching standards of the University by enhancing tutoring skills of lecturers.

On his part, Prof. Turesson commended the intense Mathematics curriculum that the school of mathematics has and acknowledged its positive contribution to students from University of Linköping, once the exchange programs begin.

Present during the courtesy call was Prof. Patrick Weke  and Dr. Jamen Were, Director School of Mathematics .

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Expiry Date: 
Wed, 2015-04-22 14:19

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