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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Keyboard shortcuts are a common aspect of most modern operating systems and associated software applications.
Quite a number of times I have fallen a victim of losing lots of data as the operating system of my computer comes to anything that requires re-installation. This is in many cases issues of virus infection where you find the OS unable to load. By all means you may have to re-install either the […]
Although some schools are defying the odds to integrate these ICT tools in their student- learning pedagogy like online Sharing of learning materials through websites and use of online resources like github, some are still using old teaching methods without embracing these now essential tools which are unavoidable in today’s learning process. I was disappointed […]