Perspectives of Teachers on Use of Mobile Tech in Ugandan Schools

Teachers of ICT and Computer Studies in Uganda discussed via WhatsApp issues surrounding the use of Network Enabled Mobile Devices (Such as Mobile Phones and iPads) in Schools. This compilation reflects a di ersity of experiences, knowledge, practices, fears, hopes, aspirations of these gatekeepers to technology in Education. Anyone interested in  transforming education will find […]

A Beautiful Journey to ILEP 2018

"The ordinary person [in the US] is making it possible for me and my colleagues to be here" – #ILEP2018 Fellow Ayub Golooba Kalema from Uganda speaking at the ILEP Welcome Luncheon #ExhangeOurWorld — TEA & ILEP (@TEA_ILEP) January 5, 2018 The journey to becoming an International Leaders in Education Program (ILEP) Fellow  and […]

Lessons from ICT in Education Workshop in Cambodia

Just returned from the “ICT and Pedagogical Development” follow up workshop in Phnom Penh Cambodia which was attended by about 30 people (Change Agents, Supervisors and colleagues) The workshop was intended to – To support a selection of change agents and their organizations in order to strengthen their network. – To discuss and analyze experiences […]

Who Said This in the Workshop

Let’s play a little reflection game. Pick any statement that you can identify with, tell us who said it what it means to you! And which key quotable statement did we leave out? “A network needs a purpose” “Don’t write too much” “Entering the Digital City should be Simple” “I am a facilitator, not a […]

“Hang in There” – Change Agents Told in Cambodia

“Do not go with the flow. Don’t change this project to do what is simpler  just because …. You are onto something big here with Creativity” were the words (sort of anyway) of encouragement and counsel from Mr. Jacob Rubenson – a management consultant from Sweden to me after my presentation on Promoting creativity and […]

Retooling Of ICT Teachers at Kololo – 2017

The Teachers’ ICT Retooling Program has resumed. This year 2017, units covered include Elementary Programming, Database Management, Desktop Publishing and Management of ICTs. This training targets 300 Secondary School Teachers from across the Country selected by Ministry of Education and Sports. Click to see the full list of schools The training is conducted by Hood […]

Should Parents and Teachers Share Images of Our Children on Social Media

With the proliferation of the Internet and smart phones with cameras, it is now so easy to record special moments and share them with the world. With a click of a button, we can snap photos of our children playing in our beautiful compounds and share them in an instant on Facebook, WhatsApp or any […]

Engendering Media Literacy and Creativity

Most Ugandans, and for that matter most Africans, while interfacing with internet technologies, spend most of their time downloading, consuming content developed by somebody else. Be it on WhatsApp, Facebook, YouTube or any other social networking platform, aside from some crude tribal jokes and heavily enhanced selfies, chances are you are more likely to encounter […]

Lessons of Experience with Media for Youths

Its now one year into the Media and Creativity Project, so I deem it appropriate to share a few lessons of experience. It has been an exciting journey with lots  to learn and share. It has called for hard-work, going beyond the normal working hours, research and doing new stuff. Lesson#1: Plan Your Work It […]

Uganda Marks Safe Internet Day 2017

Uganda Communications Commission (UCC), the regulatory body of the Communications Sector in Uganda organised a dialogue day to commemorate the International Safe Internet Day in Uganda. The theme of the day was “Be the Change: Unite for a better Internet”. It was marked at the UCC House, Bugolobi on Tuesday 7th February 2017. Participants discussed […]

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