Dr Jessica Norah Aguti

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5 years 7 months
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Nsubuga Block

Jessica has been a lecturer at Makerere University since joining the University in 1990 and has risen to the level of Associate Professor. She has played a part in leadership in the University at various levels including heading a section in the Department, being Deputy Principal College of Education and External Studies, Deputy Director of the Institute of Adult and Continuing Education and a Director of the same Institute. She participates in supervision of research of both undergraduate and postgraduate students.

She has internally examined a number of Masters Dissertations of Makerere University Jessica has externally examined PhD theses of the University of Pretoria. She has been a member of a number of Senate and other Ad Hoc Committees. She has undertaken a number of consultancies on distance education and on teacher education. Through participation in the African Virtual University/African Development Bank Teacher Education project, she participated in the identification and coordination of a group of International consultants and authors for the project. Jessica has coordinated and managed The African Virtual University Project, an international project that involved a number of Universities and the World Bank. Prior to joining the University she taught in Secondary Schools and a Teacher’s College.

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2009 – ongoing Member Project Team: Makerere University Educational Technology Strategy: e-Content Project Partnership for Higher Education in Africa Funding

2009 - ongoing Member Research Team on the study Rural Electrification in Uganda – Increasing Access to Modern Types of Energy Uganda National Council For Science And Technology -Millennium Science Initiative Grant

2011 – on going Member of the Expert Advisory Committee on “Assessment of opportunities and challenges for higher education in Africa.” Association of Public and Land – Grant Universities USA

PhD Curriculum Instruction and Teaching - University of Pretoria
MA Education and Development: Distance Education - Institute of Education, University of London
Master of Education Teaching of English Language and Literature - Makerere University
Bachelor of Arts (Hons Lower Second), Concurrent Dip Ed – Makerere University
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