Emmanuel Kusemererwa from Fort Portal was lucky to have completedsenior six. Only 5 percent of Ugandans reach that level in school.But that was no guarantee for a decent income.Due to the high cost of living in the city, it was insufficient to cover allhis basic needs. He felt stranded. He was unable...
The fourth born out of a family six
siblings, Sharon Logiel always desired to acquire at least a
bachelor’s degree. As a result, she took her
academics very seriously.
“I wanted to study up to university. But my
parents did not have enough money to take care of my school needs,” she
Amon Kansiime counts himself lucky. At the age of 24, he is set to become one of the greatest beekeepers in Kikuube district of western Uganda.This is thanks to a training course in management and apiary he followed in 2022, one of Enabel’s skills training initiatives. Upon completion, he received a...
Robert Ssuuna from Masaka was
fortunate to have made it to senior
four at school. Only about 16
percent of all children in Uganda
But then he got stuck. Another two
years of secondary school would not
add much to his chances of finding
a job, particularly if he could...
With the support of building and renovating College facilities, National Teachers' Colleges have received an entire facelift. new facilities such as learning spaces are inspiring innovation and improving teaching and learning services in the colleges. For one, the addition of ICT equipment such as projector...
A new digital tool, ‘Asset Tiger’, has been introduced to manage the ICT device scheme for efficiently leasing tablets. Asset Tiger is an online asset management tool that allows NTCs to rent and track valuable ICT equipment and their details.
It has been quite the journey for NTC Kabale to actualize the first digital hub in the National Teachers’ Colleges.Since the benchmarking exercise in July last year, the team of digital ninjas has finally established an ideal centre that will promote innovation in teaching and learning and provide spaces...
To play our part in conserving the environment, Enabel has installed energy-efficient wood-saving stoves in the National Teachers’ Colleges (NTCs). Today, NTCs have reduced their need for firewood by over 50% (from 8 to 4 truckloads) per term resulting in a saving of UGX 7.2m (1,800 EUR) per college...
Keren Loput never imagined
dropping out of school one day
due to lack of fees. The now
20-year completed her ordinary
level education without any major
Born to working class parents, her
family was fairly financially stable.“After finishing senior four, I decided
In 2017, Enabel and the Ministry of
Education and Sports introduced a strategy known as Results-based Management
(RBM) to improve the management of the National Teachers Colleges (NTCs). RBM
is a process that involves monitoring and assessing planned actions as well as
collaborative execution and...
Results-Based Management (RBM), is a process that involves participatory planning, collaborative implementation, transparent accountability and monitoring and evaluating planned activities. It was introduced to National Teachers' Colleges (NTCs) with the purpose of enabling college management teams ...
Strengthening alternative revenue sources remains very critical for the colleges to operate efficiently. The National Teachers' Colleges continue to engage in income-generating activities despite the meagre resources for investment.Using seed funding from Enabel, different colleges have engaged in income...
In 2021, the Ministry of Education and Sports launched an Emergency
Response Plan (ERP) for School Practice (SP) in the five National Teacher's
Colleges (NTCs) to allow three cohorts of students (2019, 2020, and 2021) to
graduate while the COVID-19 epidemic was still in effect. The graduation of
Practice is a learning process that requires prospective teachers to acquire
practical teaching experience in a classroom. The school practice process
involves students presenting and showcasing their teaching skills under the
supervision of teacher trainers. Here, they showcase instructional...
For many years, the National Teachers Colleges (NTCs) have faced challenges with record keeping and managing college activities. College data was often lacking or inaccessible. Today, Colleges are using in-house Academic Management software that is improving their digital capacity to manage college...