2020-2021 will be remembered as a period
when the world was confronted with the COVID-19 pandemic. For most of the
world, economies were completely disrupted and learning institutions closed due
to the lockdown. In Uganda, over 15 million learners lost contact with schools
and for many, alternative...
International Teachers day was on 5th
October 2021 and with it a reminder that for nearly two years the education
system across the world is still facing significant challenges caused by the
disruptions from the COVID-19 pandemic. As this year’s theme was ‘Teachers at the heart of
The expansion of
renewable energy across the world goes beyond the provision of reliable energy
and climate protection, it ensures that people are provided with sustainable
energy for important basic needs and services such as safe drinking water, safe
electrified environments and conducive...
Results-Based Management (RBM), a process that involves participatory planning, collaborative implementation, transparent accountability and, monitoring and evaluating planned activities was first introduced in the National Teachers’ Colleges (NTCs) in 2017. This was done with the purpose of enabling...
energy is an important piece of the puzzle in meeting the growing energy
demands and mitigating climate change. The increase in human population and
rising levels of consumption have elevated energy demand, placing increasing
burdens on the environment, particularly on global climate. ...
In the National Teachers’ Colleges (NTCs) of Uganda,
Enabel and the Ministry of Education and Sports (MoES) through its Teacher Training
Education project (TTE) have been working to strengthen professional
competencies of teacher trainers and future teachers graduating from the
John Dewey, one
of the influential minds behind education progressive reforms once
said, “If we teach today’s students as we taught them yesterday, we rob them of
statement is relevant
in Uganda’s context today as we have experienced
Ministry of Education and Sports recently
drafted its 2022-2026 Digital Education Agenda to leverage
the utilization of ICT in education. This digital strategy serves to develop an
integrated direction in which ICT shall facilitate teaching, learning, and
management of service...
The COVID-19 pandemic
caused major difficulties on the education system worldwide leading to the
closure of schools to curb the spread of the virus. In Uganda alone, schools
were closed twice (in 2020 and 2021) interrupting learning for about 15 million
students nationwide. Because of this, the ...
Online courses are a rapid
growing trend in today’s education. There is some skepticism as to whether
online courses are just as effective and educational as traditional face to
face interactions with an instructor. However, with the current COVID-19
pandemic, distance learning has become inevitable...
co-creative and educational are some of the words participants used to describe
the 2nd EduHack that the TTE project launched in May and June 2021
to consolidate and strengthen practices of academic management by Teacher
trainers in the 5 National Teacher’s Colleges (NTCs). The series...
mothers in Zombo and surrounding areas can now breathe a shy of relief
following the reinstatement of the Imaging Unit at Holy Family Hospital Nyapea.
unit was closed by the Atomic Energy Council of Uganda in 2015 over failure to
meet basic minimum standards.
Support to Skilling Uganda initiative jointly implemented by Enabel and the
Ministry of Education addresses youth unemployment by enhancing the quality of
skills training through innovative approaches including work-based learning. To
date, about 12,000 people including refugees have been skilled...
Vocational education in Karamoja region has
received a boost. The Minister of State for Higher Education John Chrysostom
Muyingo has today in Nakapiripirit commissioned new infrastructure worth 5.7
These include multi-million state of the art
workshops and an assortment...
Government has today commissioned shs. 8.5 billion infrastructure
at Kasese Youth Polytechnic and St. Joseph’s Technical Institute Virika in
The facilities commissioned by the Minister of State for Higher
Education Dr. John Chrysostom Muyingo include fully furnished workshops...