Education

Department of Education and Sports

The mandate of this Department is to; provide qualitative and free Universal Education to all learners in the District.

Vision: To have a literate society by 2040.

Posted Achievements of the sector:

·        Improved the academic performances in the District over the years.

 

·        Improved inspection performance in the recent years.

 

·        Accelerated academic physical infrastructure in the District to ease learning over this period.

 

·        Closed gap by employing substantive education inspectors and teachers respectively to improve inspections and learning in schools.

 

·        The department has ably managed to pay teachers in time by correcting the previous payroll ghosts and abuse.

 

·        From 2020 to date, the Department on the advice of the Ministry of Education and Sports, posted good results by registering no cases of COVID-19.

 

·        Measures that aim at fighting the pandemic are in enforcement, and certificates of compliance were issued to schools which met the standard operating procedures (SOPs).

 

·        The Department collaborated with development partners; UNICEF and World Vision-Kiboga to conduct COVID-19 Radio Programs whose aims were to promote psychosocial support to children, home learning, and behavioral change sensitizations.

 

·        The Department appreciates the contributions of its Development Partners such as; UNICEF, World Vision-Kiboga, StiR Education, USAID—LARA to improve both education services as well as physical infrastructure of learners in schools

The Department ably planned and executed implementation of capital projects as tabulated below:

School

Capital Project

Cost/Amount

Fund Source

F/Y

Status

Kiboga DAS

2classroom multipurpose Hall

80,429,717/=

SFG

2018/2019

Completed, and commissioned

Kyeyitabya P/S

4classrooms

147,975,491/=

SFG

2019/2020

Completed and in use

Katoma Seed Secondary

Classrooms, Hall, Labs, staff quarters

2,138,728,950/=

UGFIT

2018/2019

Near complete

Kasega RC

5stance lined pit latrine

20,384,644/=

SFG

2018/2019

Completed and in use

Kyeyitabya P/S

5stance lined pit latrine

19,892,544/=