Forum for African Women Educationalists - Uganda Chapter

"21 Years of Enhancing Girls' and Women's Education for Development" FAWE Uganda 1997-2018

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OUR VISION:

A country in which all girls and women have access to equitable quality education that enables them to effectively participate in development at all levels.

OUR MISSION:

To promote gender equity and equality in Education in Uganda by influencing policies and nurturing positive practices and attitudes towards girls’ education. 

CORE VALUES:

  • Respect
  • Professionalism
  • Accountability
  • Results Oriented
  • Continuous lifelong Learning

TRAINING SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS ON GENDER RESPONSIVE PEDAGOGY AND POSITIVE DISCIPLINE

During the training, a number of gender issues affecting children in schools were raised including; lack of changing rooms for girls in all the 10 BRiCE schools i.e. Lugwar, Awich, Glory Land and Ogili Hill Primary School. Deployment of few female teachers in schools; Apyetta has 1 female teacher out of 7 males, inadequate latrines for learners in schools, no budget allocation for Senior Women and Men teachers to address specific needs of girls and boys, inadequate play grounds and facilities in schools, no accommodation for teachers, inadequate classrooms and the high teacher- pupil ratio especially in the Early Childhood Development centers. Read More

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Areas of Focus

- Tertiary and Higher Education Scholarships

- Secondary Education Scholarships

- Child Protection

- Science and Innovation

- Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights

- Combating Gender Based Violence

- Skills Development and Livelihoods

- Economic Empowerment for Vulnerable Groups

- Research and Advocacy

- Service delivery for teenage and child mothers

- Mentorship and Gender Responsive Pedagogy

- Capacity Building for cross section of stakeholders and strengthening Structures

Strategic Objectives

- Improving the level of gender responsiveness in Education Sector policies for girls and women

- Enhancing adoption and integration of positive gender pedagogy practices at school level

- Increasing access, retention and completion rates for girls in school and all levels of education

- Strengthening institutional capacity for efficient and effective service delivery.