He says they have already formulated some sector skills councils for each sector like tourism and hospitality, agriculture, Manufacturing, and construction noting that after that all TVET-related training and assessment of programs will be accredited and also regulated by the TVET Council
Speaking at the annual general meeting for the Association of Secondary Schools Head teachers of Uganda (ASSHU) held at Ntare School in Mbarara City on Wednesday, Kuloba noted that the Ministry is concerned about the unrest in schools.
Olympia Mugarura, the National Chairperson of the Uganda Science Laboratory Professionals Association, says that they were earning Shillings 377,000 under scale U7 Upper and their money was increased to Shillings 550,000, which they say is too little compared to their colleagues.
Prof Kyalwazi was the first black head of the surgery department at Makerere University Medical School, Mulago from 1972 to 1983 and the first black president of the Association of Surgeons of East Africa in 1968 shortly after he was appointed lecturer in the Department of Surgery, Makerere University Medical School. He died in 1992 the Uganda Government declared a public holiday for his funeral.
According to Mugura, they suspended the students after receiving a tip that they were inciting their colleagues to strike. He revealed that the administration requested additional security personnel from the police, who spent a week at school until last night when they left.
A teacher told URN on condition of anonymity that the fight started when senior 4 students accused their senior 6 colleagues of assaulting their classmate. The fighting spilled into the neighboring community.
The schools approved for construction are Nyabisirira Primary School in Nyabisirira Town council, Kacerere Primary school in Rwanyamahembe Town council, Rubindi Central primary school, and Kabare primary school in Rubindi-Ruhumba Town council.
Venansi Munanukye Kiiza the Mbarara District Council speaker says the construction of the seed school was affected by the long procurement process that was put on halt following the president’s directive that the UPDF engineering brigade should take on the construction of government construction projects.
Eliayazari Nuwagaba, the school PTA chairperson, says that they have severally written to the authorities on the state of affairs without any response. He says as parents they will construct makeshift structures to accommodate the learners as they wait for the government intervention.
Edward Kasagara, the Mbarara Chief Administrative Officer, says that they are currently liaising with other schools to provide teachers and a headteacher to assist open Bukiiro Seed School as they wait for the formal posting of teachers.
The Ministry of Education selected only 15, out of the more than 300 radio Stations to broadcast lessons for learners at specific times, across the country. Although the Ankole region boasts of at least seven stations, the government opted for only one channel through which the lessons are aired.
Peter Muramira, Director Kent Foundation Training Institute, wants the government to understand and recognise tertiary institutions as SMEs that are skilling Ugandans who act as the engine of investment in the country.
Mike Kironde, the National Chairperson PPEIAU, says that despite investing billions of Shillings in the education sector in the country, they are not recognised as investors yet some people show up with some little money and earn privileges like free land and tax holidays from the government.
Sicola Tumwebaze, a strategy officer at Action for Batwa Empowerment Group (ABEG) says that out of the 220 Batwa household visited, 140 never attained formal education despite the introduction of Universal Primary and Secondary Education.
Dr Celestine Barigye, Director Mbarara Hospital appreciated the contribution saying that 108 million Shillings will be used to construct the Isolation center and the rest will be used to handle the volunteers and buy personal protective equipment.