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Today, 5th October, World Teachers’ Day, as the global community comes together to support the new 2030 UN Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), FAWE and its network, would like to highlight the crucial role teachers play in achieving…

Voices

A world of possibilities A world of possibilities
By Dr. Harriet Sakala, FAWEZA Alumni

Events

Bukomero Senior Secondary School, Uganda

Established 2009
  • 324 female students
  • 393 male students
  • 10 female  teachers
  • 24 male teachers

Challenges

  • Poverty
  • Rural, nomadic community

COE components

  • Gender-Responsive Pedagogy training for teachers
  • Tuseme youth empowerment programme
  • HIV/AIDS programme
  • Life skills training

Outcomes since creation

FAWE Uganda began to engage the school administration and management for transformation of Bukomero Senior Secondary School into a Centre of Excellence in February 2009. The intervention was positively received.  After the vision workshop, as a way of showing their commitment, the parents came together and formed small committees by sub-county to mobilise funds at community level to start the activities defined in the action plan for the school.

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