Rukiga District Education stakeholders trained in abridged curriculum

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RUKIGA– Primary teachers and their Head teachers have been equipped with knowledge on how to teach within the new abridged curriculum.

In a one week workshop held at Bukinda Core PTC in Bukinda Sub county organized by the District education department, was attended by over 284 Teachers and 71 Head Teachers from 71 government aided primary schools.

Each school from the 6 Sub counties and 2 Town Councils was represented by 4 teachers (Heads of Subjects) and a Head Teacher.

According to the Rukiga District Inspector of school Ndyabegyira Christopher, the Workshop which started on Monday 9th May 2022 is part of the measures put in empowering teachers on how to combine things lost during the era of COVID-19 to their Pupils.

Christopher added that abridged curriculum was planned by the Ministry of Education and sports in a way of that it combines lessons learners lost in the two years of lockdown.

Shallot Atuhirirwe, the Sports officer Rukiga District highlighted the importances of the abridged curriculum as the only way of helping pupils who were automatically promoted.

During the opening of the last season on Friday 13th May 2022, the speaker of Rukiga District council Hon Akampirira Oscar Urged teachers who got a chance of attending this Workshop to become ambassadors of preaching about this Curriculum to other teachers in their respective schools.

Participants also told our reporter that the workshop has helped them to know how to handle pupils in combining two years curriculum into a single one.