UCC launches online digital literacy training for community ‘change agents’

UCC launches online digital literacy training for community ‘change agents’

Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) in partnership with Uganda Institute of Information and Communications Technology (UICT) has today launched an Online Digital literacy training of instructors (change agents) across the country. Over the years, UCC has conducted a number of training workshops for different groups of people, including teachers, SME business entrepreneurs, and natives from communities […]

ITAU to Partner with Africa Code Week in Promoting Digital Skills Training

ITAU to Partner with Africa Code Week in Promoting Digital Skills Training

The ICT Teachers Association of Uganda (ITAU) has reached a new partnership with Africa Code Week to promote teaching of coding in schools. There is a growing demand in developed nations for schools to teach children programming from an early age. This is because most parents believe that learning how to program at a young […]

UNEB Examiners and Scouts Applications Going on Online

UNEB Examiners and Scouts Applications Going on Online

Uganda National Examination Board (UNEB) is registering teachers who wish to apply for invigilating and marking national examinations through the new UNEB Examiners & Scouts Management Information System (UESMIS) available at http://examinations.uneb.ac.ug. In the past, these applications have been manual offline but now. Interested teachers should apply online between 01/06/2020 and 31/07/2020 to give ample […]

What to Look Out for When Buying a New Laptop

What to Look Out for When Buying a New Laptop

Buying a new laptop is a not an easy adventure since there are a wide variety of laptops in the market. This just makes it confusing for people to choose the best one for themselves. There are way too many options to choose from. In this article I am going to simplify this process for […]

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 […]