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The College of Computing and IS, Makerere University in partnership with KERIS and the Solar School Project conducted a one-week ICT skills training for secondary school teachers. The training which took place between the 4th and 8th September 2017 was hosted at the School of Computing and IT. The training was conducted to provide basic training and strengthening of ICT skills to 40 secondary school teachers on the premises of;

  • The current MOU that was signed by both Ministry of Education in Korea and Ministry of Education and Sports in Uganda.
  • Fostering teachers’ capabilities for the 21st digital age by conducting training workshop here in Uganda.
  • Further developing the Education Support Project using Solar Powered Internet School Project and E-Learning Centre currently in the demo phase at Mackay Memorial College and Nsangi Secondary School respectively.

The training was presided over by Prof. C. Okello-Obura, Dr. A. Rwashana, and Dr. E. Kahiigi as the technical team from CoCIS and Dr. Young Sukh Suh leading the team from KERIS. The training took the teachers through various topics ranging from Introduction to computers, Word processing, Databases, Open education resources, and online-based collaborative learning. The facilitators of the training were expert ICT instructors from the Centre of Innovations and Professional Skills Development (CiPSD) namely; Ms. Grace Lubega and Mr. Chris Kaduyi. The Centre is a department within the College that handles the training of ICT professional short courses.
At the end of the training certificates were issued to all participants and during the closing ceremony, Mr. Lwazi Robinson (Director of Elementary and Secondary Education, Ministry of Education and Sports) said that, "the ICT skills gained during the one-week training should be used to improve the way the teachers teach and should be shared with those that were not able to attend the training.” 

 

 

 

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