The ministry of education has tabled seven strategies as proposals for the safe reopening of schools during a virtual meeting that attracted several stakeholders.
Among the proposals is the strengthening of Covid-19 surveillance system in schools and here the ministry wants the heads of institutions of learning to be accountable for the implementation of all SOPs in the schools and Covid-19 related management.
According to Lugujjo, there should be mandatory integration of skills development at higher institutions of learning. “There is a problem if institutions keep assessing students the same way as before and expect more output-oriented results.
Last week, through Grace Waiswa, the president Makerere Law Society, the finalists wrote to LDC to give them special consideration in vain. Since the COVID-19 pandemic broke out in Uganda in March 2021, learning institutions have had changes of schedules resulting from the lockdowns.