Thursday’s discussions on Theme 2 – National Assessments – turned to a new topic: the way in which assessments may sometimes have a negative feed-back effect on teachers and learners.
Abdoul Carim (Niger), citing the Assessment Reform Group of the Nuffield Foundation, wrote: “When the results of tests and examinations are used to pass judgments on teachers and schools, they also affect the ways in which pupils are taught. Given their importance, it is essential that results of summative assessment should reflect and influence school learning in the best possible way.” He agreed with the group’s findings that assessments should consequently gather evidence about “a wide range of pupil competences.”
Maiga Seydou (Ivory Coast) commented...Read More
The Government of Uganda’s through the Ministry of Education Science, Technology and Sports (MOESTS) on 10th October officially launched a fully-fledged Gender Technical Working Group (GWG) that will be charged with integrating gender mainstreaming in Uganda’s education sector.
While launching the Group MOESTS Director of Basic and Secondary Education and Chairperson of GWG Dr Yusuf Nsubuga, noted that the team would be keen on developing a common and coherent understanding of working towards Gender Equity at the Ministry....Read More..
Notice is hereby given to all FAWEU Members that this year’s Annual General Meeting of the Forum for African Women Educationalists – Uganda Chapter (FAWEU) will be held on Saturday, December 12, 2015. Please follow the link to get access to the Agenda.
Venue : Open House, Buganda Road (near KPC)
Time : 10:00a.m.
A colorful mentoring walk that took place in Kampala city on 10th October 2015 flagged off the international Day of the girl celebrations, an event annually observed on 11th October.
This year’s theme was centered on The Power of the Adolescent girl: vision 2030.
FAWE Uganda joined the Ministry of Education Science, Technology and Sports (MoESTS), Plan international and other esteemed civil societies in mentoring girls from various primary and secondary schools in the country on issues surrounding access, retention, and completion of school, career choices, and sexual reproductive health management....Read More