Month: February 2021

ITAU to champion creation of school websites and teacher trainings to promote distance learning in the wake of COVID-19

ITAU to champion creation of school websites and teacher trainings to promote distance learning in the wake of COVID-19

Featured cover Image: ITAU members held an extra evening session during WordCamp Entebbe 2019 to learn more on website development. Members of the ICT Teachers Association of Uganda (ITAU) are going to support efforts by hundreds of Edify partner schools countrywide to establish websites and start distance learning programs recommended by the Government of Uganda […]

Official MoES Circular on Opening of Schools for Non Candidate Classes

Official MoES Circular on Opening of Schools for Non Candidate Classes A teacher attends to a candidate at Obi Primary School in Uganda’s Terego District Schools are operating under strict COVID-19 guidelines like physical distancing and wearing face masks. Photo by World Vision

Overall, the academic year 2020 will end in July 2021. That way we can say this academic year should have ended in December 2020, but because of COVID, they it will end in July 2021. So that the learners after six months more, they complete their academic year. Thereafter, a comprehensive school calendar for 2021 academic year, as well as a strategy for recovery of lost time, will be issued. Progression to the next class will be based on attendance and continuous assessment of class work and assignments.

Kasirye Labs Schedules a 3-Week Web Design Course this March

Kasirye Labs Schedules a 3-Week Web Design Course this March

During hard times, you have two options; you either drown in your worries or pick a lesson from them. And so is the case with the year 2020 and the corona pandemic. Many schools have closed, many teachers have been rendered jobless and many students academically inactive for close to a year. As the pandemic […]