Jegede to deliver WATS Convocation Lecture

By Debbie Nduba
Emeritus Prof.Jegede;WAT Convocation Lecturer


A one-time Vice-Chancellor of the National Open University (NOUN), Emeritus Professor Olugbemiro Jegede, is set to deliver the 32nd Convocation Lecture of the West Africa Theological (WAT) Seminary.

The convocation is billed to hold on Saturday, December 10, 2022 at Ipaja, Lagos Campus of the institution.

Prof.Jegede will address the topic: The Role of TEL (Technological Enhanced Learning) in Improving Content and Context of Theological Education in Africa.

In a statement signed by WATS Acting Provost, Dr. Tosin Awolalu, the convocation lecture theme was carefully chosen to address current reality in theological education.

“Today, we are obviously confronted with the need of harnessing technology and especially its deployment for improvement of theological learning environment, a reality we cannot run away from," the statement said.

A total number of 66 students are expected to graduate from the foremost theological institute of learning during the ceremony.

The breakdown of graduands is as follows:  B.A. Theology (40), Postgraduate Diploma (4), M.A. Christian Leadership (5), M.A. Biblical Studies (3), M.A. Christian Education (4), M.A. Intercultural Studies (2), Master of Divinity (8), and Doctor of Ministry (1).

“It is this understanding that informed the theme of the convocation and the choice of speaker.

It would be recalled that Prof. Jegede was a one-time Vice-Chancellor of an institution that has deployed technology, providing instructionally designed materials in diverse formats maximally to disseminate knowledge. It will be great to learn from him.

"The entire WATS community is looking forward to the convocation lecture.” he added