Saturday April 26 2014

Baryamureeba to govt: Introduce ICT in all schools

Prof Venansius Baryamureeba (L), with ICT

Prof Venansius Baryamureeba (L), with ICT minister John Nasasira (R), at Uganda Institute of Information and Communications Technology’s graduation ceremony in Nakawa on Friday. PHOTO BY RACHEAL AJWANG 

By Brian Ssenoga

Kampala.
Proprietor and chancellor of Uganda Technology Management University (UTAMU) Prof Venansius Baryamureeba has asked government to make teaching of Information and Communications technology (ICT) skills mandatory at all levels of the education chain.

“It should be mandatory that ICT is embedded in the curriculum at every level of education that is universal ICT. We want to see a society where every higher institution of learning is an innovation hub,” he said.

Prof Baryamureeba was speaking at the graduation ceremony of Uganda Institute of Information and Communications Technology in Nakawa on Friday. A total of 531 students graduated with certificates and diplomas in ICT and related courses.
The ICT minister, Mr John Nasasira, said government is moving to ensure all training facilities have fully technology-backed facilities.

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