Category: ICT

Gallery: How the ISOC Digital Safety for Educators workshops went down

Gallery: How the ISOC Digital Safety for Educators workshops went down

The Internet Society (ISOC) Uganda Chapter with support from the international chapterthon program joined the collective efforts done by different stakeholders to promote Internet accessibility and usage through different initiatives. The Chapter organized two workshops for educators on Friday 9th October 2020 and Saturday 10th October 2020 at Makerere College School, Kampala, to empower them […]

Internet Society to Conduct Digital Safety Workshops For Educators In Response to the COVID19 Pandemic

Internet Society to Conduct Digital Safety Workshops For Educators In Response to the COVID19 Pandemic Promoting Digital Safety for Teachers

The Internet Society (ISOC) Uganda Chapter has organized two workshops for teachers, slated for Friday 9th October 2020 and Saturday 10th October 2020 at Makerere College School, Kampala. The workshops are aimed at promoting digital safety for educators in times of pandemics, and are part of the international Chapterthon project. The Covid-19 pandemic forced closure […]

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 […]

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 […]

Offline Digital Teaching Resources for ICT Integration in Education

Offline Digital Teaching Resources for ICT Integration in Education

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 […]

Complete S1 ICT Textbook Prototype + Teachers Guide & Update on New Curriculum Implementation

Complete S1 ICT Textbook Prototype + Teachers Guide & Update on New Curriculum Implementation

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 […]