|Title||Discourse on the values transmitted in universities Uganda|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2016|
|Authors||Mugagga, AM, Mugimu, CB, Ssenkusu, PMpiso, Wafula, WScot|
|Journal||Makerere Journal of Higher Education|
|Keywords||Curriculum reform, Liberalisation, Philosophy of higher education|
For a long time, the suitability of the knowledge and values offered in African universities has been a matter of notable controversy, especially in the context of liberalization of university education. This paper reports the findings of a study that was conducted to contribute to discussion on the subject. The study delved into the values transmitted in Universities in Uganda. Data were collected from a sample of 850 respondents who were drawn from faith-based, for–profit and public universities in the country. It was found that material, social/ public, personal and religious values are transmitted to students in the selected universities. This finding is discussed with the conclusion that a valueconstrained university arena is a recipe for many counter values and does not promote true university education.