CAOs, Town Clerks Registering Teachers for National Homeschooling Program

CAOs, Town Clerks Registering Teachers for National Homeschooling Program

Story adopted partly from the New Vision 18 June, 2019 The Government has started registering primary and secondary school teachers who will support the new initiative of teaching learners from home while the education ministry prepares content for the year. The exercise, which is co-ordinated by the local government ministry, targets all qualified teachers in […]

Testimony: Making Ends Meet For a Teacher in Lockdown

Testimony: Making Ends Meet For a Teacher in Lockdown

– By Lugya Richard Kibuuka – ICT Teacher, Bishop’s SS Mukono I have read through the thread and found today’s discussion very timely. Some critical questions have been asked of the teacher. Some very useful debate has happened. I benefitted a lot. LET ME ALSO ADD TO THIS RICH DISCUSSION. WHO KNOWS? MY TESTIMONY COULD […]

No Salary? Just Keep Doing Your Job Teacher

No Salary? Just Keep Doing Your Job Teacher Dumba Stephen windows XP installation

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a serious impact on education systems worldwide. Teachers, the essential ingredient of all education systems are facing hard times majorly due to unpaid salaries but also uncertainty as to when they will resume their duties. A chat with some of my colleagues in the profession gave me a picture of […]

Review: Practical and Practical Theory ICT books by Kakuru Benard

Review: Practical and Practical Theory ICT books by Kakuru Benard

Many teachers are utilizing the COVID-19 School break to create educational content through doing research, updating their notes, creating video lessons (check out several tutorials ITAU members are uploading on our joint YouTube channel), etc. One of the teachers who has utilized this break productively is Mr. Kakuru Benard, an ICT Teacher at equatorial College […]

As a Teacher of ICT, How Ready Are You For The Post Covid-19 Period?

As a Teacher of ICT, How Ready Are You For The Post Covid-19 Period?

It’s a month and a half since the Government of Uganda advised all schools to send students back to their homes. This came in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic that posed a serious threat to the public especially due to contact with infected people in crowded areas. The school term was barely mid-way, schools […]

COVID19 Homeschooling: Schools, Ministry of Education, Publish Self-Study Materials Online and in Print

COVID19 Homeschooling: Schools, Ministry of Education, Publish Self-Study Materials Online and in Print

Following the closure of institutions of learning in Uganda on 20th March 2020 over the Coronavirus Pandemic, several schools prepared special ‘COVID Holiday Packages’ to keep the learners busy with academics during the break, which were also uploaded to school websites for online access. Now, this week the Ministry of Education and Sports (MoES) has […]

Proposed ICT Syllabus for Primary Schools Curriculum in Uganda

Proposed ICT Syllabus for Primary Schools Curriculum in Uganda

The Primary School Curriculum in Uganda does not include ICT or Computer Studies as a subject, but due to increased need and trends in other countries especially in the developed countries, many schools are teaching ICT as an extra curricula activity. There is no standard guiding syllabus for primary schools to teach ICT. The ICT […]