Meanwhile, Teachers in Kasese District have asked the government to support their quest to acquire a bachelor’s degree in education as a minimum qualification.
Last year, the government embarked on the implementation of the 2019 National Teacher Policy which among other things looks at teacher education in the country and calls for all teachers regardless of the level one is teaching to acquire a bachelor’s degree in education as a minimum qualification.
Speaking at the celebrations to mark Teachers’ Day yesterday at Boma ground in Kasese town, Joshua Bwambale, the former Chairperson Uganda National Teachers’ Union-UNATU Kasese branch says that if teachers are not fully prepared and supported in their profession, they cannot transform the education system.
He said that as the government planned to phase out lower-level certificates for teachers, many teachers who are upgrading in universities have dropped out due to a lack of funds. Mr. Joshua on Teacher Edn….
Joselyn Musoke a teacher in Kasese Municipality says that the government should support teachers to upgrade their profession if there is any desire to transform the education sector. Ms. Musoke on Profession…
Mr. Seth Ahebwa, the Kasese Municipality Education Officer asked Members of Parliament to advocate for the better payment of teachers.
Mr. Seth on salary enhancement….
This year’s world teacher’s day celebrations were marked under the theme, “The transformation of education begins with teachers”. End.