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Schools reopening in Uganda and Neighbouring Countries

Schools reopening in Uganda and Neighbouring Countries

Education, FEATURED, NEWS
7 months after closure due to COVID-19, schools reopen with preventive measures Schools in several African countries reopened Monday after over seven months of closure due to the coronavirus pandemic.  The reopening of schools in Uganda follows an assessment done in September by the Education Ministry in partnership with the Higher Education Council which inspected 29 universities and other higher education institutions to ascertain their readiness. “We are ready to start teaching and learning with respect to the safety protocols. We have installed posters and screens at different corners of the campus, demonstrating how to behave to contain the spread of coronavirus while in the classrooms and other university premises,” Education government Official. The reopening of se...
Min. Of Education Moves To Digitalise Learning Amidst COVID-19 Lockdown

Min. Of Education Moves To Digitalise Learning Amidst COVID-19 Lockdown

Education, FEATURED, NEWS
By Elite News Reporter The Ministry of Education has embarked on  the move to digitalise learning for students from primary to secondary and university levels. This was revealed Friday by the Minister for Education and Sports First Lady Janet Kataha Museveni, who announced that universities and higher institutions of learning can resume conducting lessons  via E-Learning platforms. As a result of this development, the Ministry of Education and Sports has since received Sector-specific Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) from the Ministry of Health to guide  them in determining  the Sector’s readiness to re-open Institutions of learning. The Ministry currently developing the ICT and E- Learning Framework and once it is complete, the Minister shall communica...
How Huawei Is Bridging Gender Gap In Technology By  Skilling  Women In ICT

How Huawei Is Bridging Gender Gap In Technology By Skilling Women In ICT

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By Abel Kawere Since the Introduction of the World Wide Web (www) in the early 1990s, Information Communications Technology (ICT) has been dominated by men worldwide. Today, ICT is the backbone driving the prosperity of nations and organization, inspiring a better living for people across the globe. Some of the beneficiaries of Huawei's ICT programs in Uganda However, no development is one sided if it leaves out the participation of all gender. And increased women participation in the Technology ecosystem in this decade can be inspired by Innovation-driven startups and Enrollment for ICT education. The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) in 2011 marked the last Thursday of April as a day dedicated to celebrating girls in ICT worldwide. Over 9,000 celebrations a...