Scholarships should be fair to all

For a long time, many educationists and commentators have suggested that the current government of Uganda scholarship scheme is flawed and needs to be discarded. In its current form, the government undergraduate scholarship scheme rewards top performers, who mostly are from expensive schools in Kampala and Wakiso. Many people argue that instead of rewarding children … Continue reading Scholarships should be fair to all

Why I am organizing the Virtual Education Career Guidance Fair

Next week, Friday, September 03, 2021, I will be hosting Virtual Education Career Guidance Fair, a two-hour event aimed at preparing UCE and UACE leavers with post-secondary education. For 7 years now, I have been focusing a lot on education career guidance. When I joined Lira Town College nine years ago, I realized that most … Continue reading Why I am organizing the Virtual Education Career Guidance Fair

My experience with the Mandela Washington Fellowship LINC grant 2021

Early this year (2021), set myself an ambitious plan, they call them New Year Resolutions. Professionally, one the key things I wanted to do was to write and publish – in newspapers, journals, and of course on my blog. In April 28, my first newspaper article was published, with the title; “E-learning is here to … Continue reading My experience with the Mandela Washington Fellowship LINC grant 2021

E-Learning in schools can improve STEM outcomes and digital skills.

Globally, since the Covid-19 pandemic struck in 2020, there has been a significant increase in the use of the internet and other devices across all age groups. This was because the Covid-19 lockdowns interrupted many social services and sectors of the global economy. In Uganda, despite the OTT tax, there was still an increase in … Continue reading E-Learning in schools can improve STEM outcomes and digital skills.

Understanding Ireland through Jonathan Swift’s “Modest Proposal”

When I was in high school studying Jonathan Swift’s satirical essay, A Modest Proposal, it never occurred to me that I would ever find myself in Ireland. That was in 2008, a distant 12 years ago. I was doing a funny arts subject combination, History, Economics, Literature in English, and Art. Of course, I didn’t … Continue reading Understanding Ireland through Jonathan Swift’s “Modest Proposal”