The First Lady and the Minister of Education and Sports, Mrs. Janet Museveni, has assured African curriculum developers, educators and researchers that Uganda is committed to ensuring that quality education is provided to all learners. This was during the African Golf view hotel in Entebbe on May 28, 2018 where over 150 curriculum experts, professionals and other scholars across the continent and beyond under the them: Curriculum for sustainable learning organized by the National Curriculum Development Center (NCDC).
PEDN was represented by Irene Mutumba, Country Director (PEDN) and Charlene Mugula (Communications Officer). Irene made a presentation on the role of the Private Sector in curriculum development which highligted why the private sector should be a key partner in curriculum development as the students taught through the curriculum should be able to meet the demands and skills needs of the private sector.
Museveni also said the Government of Uganda’s commitment to the realisation of the Sustainable Development Agenda 2030, the International Educational Agenda, the Skilling Uganda Strategic Plan 2012-2022, the Uganda Vision 2040 and other promulgations on education cannot be questioned.
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