Kagadi District Education Department lines up key term II strategic plan

Julius-Alinda-(Omukwenda) the Kagadi District Inspector of School

NEWS– In a bid to improve performance in schools, officials from the Education department together with head teachers from the 136-government aided primary schools in Kagadi District have lined up various activities for the second term that commenced today Monday 29th May 2023.

The number of strategies was agreed upon during a one-day Term II preparatory meeting organized by the Education department consisting of head teachers from government aided schools held at Kagadi Model Primary School in Kagadi town council, Kagadi District last week.

According to the District Inspector of schools Omukwenda Julius Alinda, the activities include continuous assessment of learners, conducting mini workshops on strategies to improve performance, holding staff, school management and parents meetings, monitoring and inspection of schools, co-curricular activities i.e. ball games, music dance and girl guide, integrated inspectorate system, preparation for teaching (schemes of work and lessons plans among others.

The Deputy Chief Administrative officer Kagadi Robert Mugabe attributed conflicts in schools as a result of poor information flow to key stakeholders.

Mugabe urged head teachers to always disclose grants received, share work plans and budgets with SMC, PTA members and other key stakeholders for transparency purposes.

He assured civil servants of fair promotion based on performance for employees as per civil service guiding policies.

The District Education officer condemned corporal punishments on children in both private and government aided schools, tasked inspectors of schools and head teachers to report staff involved for indiscipline actions.

“A person who subjects a child to corporal punishment commits an offence and is liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding three years or to a fine not exceeding one hundred currency points or both.”