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St. Clements University College trains science lecturers

By Jos Garneo Cephas
From left; Dean of Students for Academic Affairs, Rev. Aloysius Kpadeh, Lecturer, Jimmy Zuo,
Administrative Director Rev. Samuel Doudu, Associate Dean, Charles Bropleh and Professor Johan Potgieter
From left; Dean of Students for Academic Affairs, Rev. Aloysius Kpadeh, Lecturer, Jimmy Zuo, Administrative Director Rev. Samuel Doudu, Associate Dean, Charles Bropleh and Professor Johan Potgieter

(mylbsonline.com/Liberia)-St. Clements University College in Liberia has embarked on training its science lecturers to upgrade their skills.

The workshop will be a continue process to prepare the science lecturers to impact the requisite knowledge to students reading petroleum mining and engineering, among other science-related courses being taught at the collage.

The St. Clements University College Administrative Director Rev. Samuel Doudu said the services of a South African expert in oil, Gas and petroleum who is also Vice President of the College, was brought by the institution’s administration to facilitate the training.

According to Director Doudu, “Professor Johan Potgieter, will conduct the capacity-building workshop for more than five lecturers in science at the college”.

He said: “The training will last for two weeks and it is meant to raise the up liftmen of the college’s performance students as they are expected to completing their generics courses”.
  
For his part, the visiting Professor said: “It is necessary to provide expert knowledge and education to benefit Liberia’s mining sector, since oil discovery is a new area of concentration for students and professionals.” 

Dr. Potgieter noted: “I was one of the specialists who helped in establishing the science department and science courses being taught at the college.”

“We look forward to imparting Liberia’s education sector in playing our roles as a learning institution in the country”, he added.

The College’s Dean of Students for Academic Affairs, Rev. Aloysius Kpadeh, said: “Our target, as the first private science college in Liberia, is to become a full degree-granting institution in the country.”

“The training is a continuous one, beginning with Professor Potgieter, and then many other specialists will follow periodically from the St. Clements Education Group to help St. Clement University College, Liberia.” Rev. Kpadeh added.

He pointed out that the training is also going to propel the first batch of the collegue’s prospective science graduates with AA-Degree after two years of preparation.

Among some of the beneficiaries of the training include Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Charles Bropleh, as well as Mathematics and Economics Lecturer, Jimmy Zuo.

St. Clement University is a global learning institution being supported by the St. Clement Education Group operating in East Africa, South America, Europe, and West Africa.

The college began operation in Liberia in 2011 and has  more than 500 students.

It offers courses including Development Studies, Procurement, Banking and Finance, as well as Gas, petroleum mining, and engineering.

 


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