However, many schools sampled by Uganda Radio Network across the country are struggling to conduct lessons under the new curriculum due to lack of instructional materials. Many do not have learning guides, assessment frameworks and student’s textbooks, among others.
Their ignorance of the curriculum could easily be seen today during a meeting with NCDC officials. The meeting took place today afternoon at the Uganda Manufacturers Association conference hall where the Senior Five school selection process is currently ongoing.
The Education and Sports Minister, Janet Kataaha Museveni told journalists shortly after the release of the Uganda Business and Technical Examination Board-UBTEB results on Friday, said that after the cabinet discussion, they will have to sort out their next cause of action with parliament.
Leonard Lwanga from Kyandondo Secondary School in Matugga who is one of the 2050 teachers undergoing training at Trinity College Nabbingo in Wakiso District, said some of his colleagues packed their bags when they heard parliament’s decision on media.
Sarah Kobusingye a mathematics teacher from Mazzolid Collage Nakaseke Campus says the government had taken many years without changing the curriculum. She notes that the new curriculum involves student participation and application of what they learn.