BY ALEX BALUKU
KASESE: TUESDAY, JANUARY 04, 2022
David Thembo Kabau, the Director for Margarita Demonstration Primary School in Kasese Municipality, says they are done with renovating some of the structures at the institution.
“We are waiting for the learners to return for normal classes,” he said
Kabau said the school administration will not allow any member of the teaching and non-teaching staff to access the school premises without evidence of vaccination against Covid-19.
He stressed that Covid-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on children’s education around the globe that vaccinating teachers is a critical step towards putting the education system and standard back on track.
At Parental Care School also in Kasese Municipality, the Deputy Head Teacher, Wickliffe Tumuhairwe said they have subjected all the teaching staff to refresher courses to motivate their minds towards teaching since most of them had ventured into other income generating activities.
Tumuhairwe said that in order to not leave anyone behind, the school would not make changes in their fees structure.
Recently, the ministry of education and sports issued a statement barring schools from hiking fees.
Philemon Mbaju Isebakakya, the deputy head teacher at Kinyateke Primary School in Kahokya Sub-county, reported that they received sh400,000 from the central government to support them in doing some preparations ahead of the reopening of schools.
He also said that the school has conducted refresher courses for some teachers to prepare them.