Secondary School Headteachers trained on being innovative

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KANUNGU– Secondary School Headteachers have been called upon to welcome new innovations in their career and administrative duties in order to promote and develop new education systems.

The call was yesterday made by the Chairperson of Kanungu District Secondary Schools Headteachers Association Hajjati Sauda Nakanwagi who is also the Headtecher of Kihihi Moslem Secondary School while opening a one day workshop for Schools and Teachers Innovating for Results (STIR).

The workshop which was organised under the auspices of Association of Secondary Schools Headteacher in Uganda took place at Burema SSS in Kanungu District and was attended by 47 participants who included a Headteacher and one Teacher from each member school.

According to the Chief Faciitator, Twehikire Baker who is also the Headteacher of Nyanga Seed School, the workshop was aimed at building local teachers Network and expose them to evidence ideas for improving teaching practices.

Headteacher and Teachers who attended a workshop on Teachers Innovative for Results (STIR) at Burema Secondary School.

After the workshop, the participants showed readiness to carry out gender responsive teaching in class, identify students misconceptions, improve networking and help make a good working environment in their schools.

Burema Headteacher Rev Emmanuel Mutabazi thanked the Ministry of Education and Sports for coming up with such workshops to help Headteachers identify gaps in teaching and also thanked God for choosing his school to host the workshop.

Other facilitators included Akanyijuka Musa a teacher at Kinkizi High school,  Friday Anthony a teacher at Bishop Comboni College Kambuga and Sr Christine Biira the Headteacher of Mak Hill Girls School Makiro.