Month: March 2020

How to Participate in a Zoom Meeting

How to Participate in a Zoom Meeting

Millions of people are using Zoom, the popular video chat and teleconferencing app, to join work-from-home meetings, participate in online classes and talk to family and friends.  During the current COVID-19 pandemic which has caused many countries to abolish physical public gatherings, Zoom has experienced a huge spike in popularity; the company said that downloads […]

ICT Students’ Telegram Group- A resource sharing platform for all ICT students in Uganda

ICT Students’ Telegram Group- A resource sharing platform for all ICT students in Uganda

In this COVID-19 break from school, students are finding it difficult to access their teachers due to quarantine period as directed by the government and Ministry of Health. As students, they may need to access some learning resources and learning materials to keep them busy during this time. The question is, how a teacher can […]

5 Things I Learnt During the COVID-19 Lockdown

5 Things I Learnt During the COVID-19 Lockdown Stephen Dumba working at home

On the 18th of March 2020, the President of Uganda issued orders for all institutions of learning in Uganda to halt operations. Schools were given 2 days to ensure all students had left their respective schools. Naturally, this left many teachers and parents in shock but this was just one of the measures to counter […]

Corona Virus? Technologies You Can Use to Conduct Classes During Lockdown

Corona Virus? Technologies You Can Use to Conduct Classes During Lockdown Empty Class

The Corona Virus pandemic is sweeping across the globe with fatalities reported in several countries. With close to 200,000 cases and close to 10,000 deaths, governments are employing drastic measures to counter its impact. The easiest way so far to avoid spread of this virus is by minimizing crowds. This has already been implemented outside […]

Offline Digital Teaching Resources for ICT Integration in Education

Offline Digital Teaching Resources for ICT Integration in Education

In line with the current digital era, the National Curriculum Development Center recommended ICT Integration in all subjects in the delivery of the New Curricullum for Lower Secondary in Uganda. Teachers are required to integrate ICT in their daily teaching and replace their traditional methods with modern tools and facilities. They are expected to always […]

Know Your Executive: Mukalele Rogers

Know Your Executive: Mukalele Rogers

In today’s series of Know Your Executive, I bring you a name synonymous with the ICT Teachers’ Association of Uganda. Mukalele Rogers is the National Co-ordinator of the ICT Teachers’ Association and is popular among the teachers of ICT and Computer Studies in Uganda. Previous: Know Your Executive: Charles Emmanuel Mudawa Rogers Mukalele is a […]

Complete S1 ICT Textbook Prototype + Teachers Guide & Update on New Curriculum Implementation

Complete S1 ICT Textbook Prototype + Teachers Guide & Update on New Curriculum Implementation

The long awaited prototypes for S1 ICT Learners Guide / Textbook and teachers guide by ¬†National Curriculum Development Center (NCDC)¬† are out! Unlike in the old curriculum where NCDC only developed the syllabus documents for each subject and then different authors went ahead to create textbooks and pamphlets, in the New Curriculum, NCDC is also […]