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 […]

How to Participate in a Zoom Meeting

How to Participate in a Zoom Meeting

Millions of people are using Zoom, the popular video chat and teleconferencing app, to join work-from-home meetings, participate in online classes and talk to family and friends.  During the current COVID-19 pandemic which has caused many countries to abolish physical public gatherings, Zoom has experienced a huge spike in popularity; the company said that downloads […]

ICT Students’ Telegram Group- A resource sharing platform for all ICT students in Uganda

ICT Students’ Telegram Group- A resource sharing platform for all ICT students in Uganda

In this COVID-19 break from school, students are finding it difficult to access their teachers due to quarantine period as directed by the government and Ministry of Health. As students, they may need to access some learning resources and learning materials to keep them busy during this time. The question is, how a teacher can […]

5 Things I Learnt During the COVID-19 Lockdown

5 Things I Learnt During the COVID-19 Lockdown Stephen Dumba working at home

On the 18th of March 2020, the President of Uganda issued orders for all institutions of learning in Uganda to halt operations. Schools were given 2 days to ensure all students had left their respective schools. Naturally, this left many teachers and parents in shock but this was just one of the measures to counter […]