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 […]
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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 […]
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 […]
In line with the current digital era, the National Curriculum Development Center recommended ICT Integration in all subjects in the delivery of the New Curricullum for Lower Secondary in Uganda. Teachers are required to integrate ICT in their daily teaching and replace their traditional methods with modern tools and facilities. They are expected to always […]
The long awaited prototypes for S1 ICT Learners Guide / Textbook and teachers guide by National Curriculum Development Center (NCDC) are out! Unlike in the old curriculum where NCDC only developed the syllabus documents for each subject and then different authors went ahead to create textbooks and pamphlets, in the New Curriculum, NCDC is also […]
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ICT is to be used both as a tool for enhancing teaching and learning (Digital Pedagogy) and also as a full subject according to the New Lower Secondary Curriculum that is being rolled out starting with S1s this year. Its use as a pedagogical tool has been integrated in the learning activities in the syllabus […]