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 […]

Online Threats for Youths

What threats do youths face today as they use the internet day? Obviously, quite many. The challenge  I see however is that many people have tended to reduce all challenges to viewing inappropriate materials (read pornography). Now, we all agree that this is a serious issue. But by failing to examine other threats, we effectively […]

Teachers Retooled in Computer Programming

Teachers of ICT and Computer studies have been retooled to teach Computer Programming in Schools. This comes after Uganda National Examination board chief issued a circular to schools reminding them that the examination body will test students on Elementary Programming principles as outlined in the 2008 curriculum. Many teachers have been dodging teaching this area […]

Raising Awareness About Social Media – With A Virtual Visit

“We believe in you. You form 100% of our future”. These were the inspirational words of @Dr. Ronnie Lowenstein to S.6 Class students during her brief virtual visit (via skype video-conference) to Mengo Senior school today as we raise awareness about the power and etiquette of social media among students. Dr. Ronnie is a global […]

Is the Concept of a School Computer Club Obsolete?

In an era where ICT (Information and Communication Technology) and Computer Studies are subjects on the school curriculum, one is tempted to ask what role the computer club plays in the school. Are we seeing the end of the Computer club? I dare say, that more than ever before, the computer club is extremely relevant […]

Social Media Use is a Critical Skill for Leaders today

The MasterCard Foundation Scholar’s Program  at Makerere University has identified Media Literacy as well as ethical and effective use of social media as critical skills for emerging leaders. This was the basis for inviting me to share with their scholars in two sessions during the Summer Leadership Camp 2016 covering effective social media use. What […]

Treated to Raw Creativity in Karlstad, Sweden!

There are people who leave marks in our memory when we meet them. When I came to do a course at Life Academy in Sweden, I definitely knew it was going to be interesting, but not to the level it has got lately. On Tuesday May 24th, we were informed by one of our programme […]

Geography Teachers’ Workshop at Gayaza High School

This workshop brought over 500 teachers from all over Uganda. Topics handled include – Reasons for poor performance – highlights of Statistics, map reading ad photo interpretation – Use of ICT to enhance teaching and Learning ( which I handled)    

The final lap to UNEB

Third term is a make or break term. The tram in which all your efforts are out to the test.

Nebbi ICT Youth Camp

For nine days camped in West Nile sensitising youths about ICT. The journey has taken us to Koboko, Nebbi, Packwach and Arua. What a time!

Kalema Golooba Ayub