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 […]

How to recover your data during OS installation

How to recover your data during OS installation

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 […]

Are schools taking ICT as a priority?

Are schools taking ICT as a priority?

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 […]

The dilemma of ICT Teachers in Uganda

The dilemma of ICT Teachers in Uganda

Currently, there are thousands of teachers in Uganda who are not on the government payroll. A majority of these are ICT teachers. You see, when ICT was introduced to A-level in 2012, the government (through UCC) decided to retool existing payroll teachers for two weeks to teach ICT. However, most headteachers soon found out that […]

Magezi Solutions Launches Virtual School

Magezi Solutions Launches Virtual School

Magezi Solutions, a pioneer company in the development of software for schools has launched Uganda’s first entirely virtual primary and secondary school. The school, called Magezi Academy, comes at a time when students are stuck at home with no meaningful interaction with their teachers due to the abrupt closure of schools. Magezi Academy will cover […]