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...
Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in schools shut all across the world. Globally,
over 1.2 billion children are out of the classroom. Since the closing of the
schools in Uganda in March 2020, the TTE project responded with the project TTE
Sandbox to experiment with EdTech to ensure the continuity...
When Rose Aserua looks back upon her
short yet eventful life, she praises herself lucky that she was able to escape
a cycle of poverty, humiliation, and abuse.
Like many other girls in her village in
Moyo, Northern Uganda, she was raised by a single mother and married off at a
Vivian Ulea had lost hope of ever finding a job. The 29-year-old woman of Besia village in Moyo, Northern Uganda, had dropped out of
Senior Four due to lack of school fees.
With no means to sustain herself, she depended on
her grandmother for such basic items as soap and food. But poverty...
The National Teachers’ Colleges are among the
tertiary education institutions in Uganda that have been at the forefront of
the new distance learning system since the outbreak of COVID-19. The Colleges
with support from Enabel have taken the necessary steps to ensure that
there is a continuity of...
National Teachers’ Colleges operate among the government
aided tertiary institutions mandated to train quality teachers for the lower
secondary and primary schools in Uganda. Over the years, Enabel has collaborated
with the Ministry of Education to improve secondary teacher education by focusing
With the significant change to the way learning is presently
operating, it is inevitable that teachers must re-skill at a record pace to
support the continuity of learning.This means stepping away from traditional
teaching methods and embracing the use of technology.A concept that Enabel has
At Enabel, we believe that information has the power to transform
societies by promoting sustainable development initiatives. The information we
derive from our project implementation serves to improve our work but can
further strengthen works of our partners when adopted on a larger scale.
Teacher trainees will no longer incur data charges in order
to access educational content. Uganda’s leading telecommunications provider MTN
has zero-rated the one-stop online learning portal for aspiring teachers. Zero-rating is the practice of not charging customers for
data use on specific websites...
Given the global pandemic and its impact on the education system around the world, many actors have been quick to respond to the education crisis. In Uganda, Enabel has worked together with the Ministry of Education and Sports
to develop and implement a distance learning strategy dubbed the “TTE...
The Sandbox Strategy is transforming the teaching and learning process within the National Teachers' Colleges allowing them to adjust to digital technology but also ensure the continuity of learning. Here is in video what some teachers had to say about this strategy.Read more about the Sandbox project...
52 years old Alfred Ocolla, has a
kidney and heart problem. He would travel 80kms away from his home to Arua
Regional Referral Hospital for routine check-ups. Sometimes, Ocolla would be referred
to Lacor hospital in Gulu for oxygen.
According to Dr Jammy Omara, the Medical
Superintendent of ...
Enabel in close collaboration with Development Partners, worked with the Ministry of Education
and Sports (MoES) to establish and define the concept of a TVET Centre of
Excellence (CoE). This exercise which transpired during last September was aimed at
establishing standard criteria and framework...
They had just received their biggest order ever. In
February 2020, they won a contract to make 500 uniforms for pupils of Kisumu
Primary School. But then Covid-19 struck. Schools and businesses were
closed. Public and private transport were banned and a 7 pm curfew was
Another 350 young
people in Uganda’s West Nile region have enrolled in short term skills training
courses organized by the Belgian development agency Enabel.
This brings to 2,550
the total number of youth, both Ugandans and South Sudanese refugees, who have
benefited from the programme...