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This year ICT Teachers recently concluded their national capacity development workshop which was held on 6th and 7th May 2019 at Kololo Senior Secondary School, Kampala, with a focus on skilling and tooling the ICT teachers to effectively manage and maintain the school computer laboratories and hands-on in new approaches for curriculum delivery of commonly challenging topics like programming and website design. The workshop was a success due to the great turn up and some support from several sponsors and partners.
The ICT Teachers Association is now organizing several regional workshops as an outreach and follow up on what was shared in Kampala. This is going to make it easier for ICT Teachers within the region to attend since the workshop will be nearer to them.
Read more about Dr. Obote College in this article.
We just realized that Kyebambe Girls School, which is going to host the Western region ICT Teachers capacity development workshop, has a lot in common, including their common support for ICT innovation and also a shared history that goes back to the 1960s!
When the late Dr. Milton Obote visited Canon Lawrence Primary Teachers College in late 1964, the Administrators of Boroboro Secondary School recommended that the school be named after him. Boroboro Senior secondary school was renamed Dr.Obote College Boroboro with Mr .Ejura Edward as the head master.
In 1966, Western Uganda experienced a strong earth quake that devastated many areas. Kyebambe Girls School in Fort Portal was among the schools greatly affected. The students(girls) from this school were shifted to Dr.Obote College Boroboro and were hosted to 1972 .This forced the already boys’ school to be mixed again.
The Northern Region workshop is going to involve practical sessions in the computer lab as indicated on the tentative program below.
ICT Teachers rCDW on 13th July at Dr Obote College, Lira
|08:00 – 09:00am||Arrival and registration||Regional ITAU Executives Present, ICT Dept Dr. Obote College|
|9: 00 – 10:00am||Welcome Remarks, Introductions and Report on ITAU progress and ongoing Programs||Regional Chairperson / Vice/ Coordinator/ Publicity Secretary|
|10: 00 – 1:00 pm||Algorithm Design tools and basics of Programming in Visual Basic DOWNLOAD some VB programming examples here.||FACILITATOR 1|
|01: 00 – 02:00pm||Lunch, Networking and Resource Sharing|
|02:00 – 03:00pm||Inspirational Stories of Teachers and ICT clubs driving innovation in schools||Teachers making a difference in Northern Uganda|
|03:00 – 04:00pm||Digital Pedagogy: Empowering teachers with digital tools and resources for improved curriculum delivery.||PARTNERS|
|04: 00 – 05:00pm||Closing Ceremony: Speech by head teacher, Speech by guest of honor, Issue of certificates and announcements by Sponsors / ITAU||MC, Sponsors, ITAU Executives present, Headteacher Dr. Obote College, Guests|
The workshop fee is UGX 25,000 to cater for meals, facilities, facilitation, workshop materials and resources. All teachers in the country are welcome but are required to confirm their participation by registering online at cdw.ictteachersug.net.
Other workshops are being planned in Fort Portal, Jinja and Wakiso districts, and details will be published through this website. For inquiries, please contact us or call / WhatsApp 0776960740 / 0706060740. To support the workshops as a sponsor or partner, please register at sponsors.ictteachersug.net.