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KCCA boss Kisaka praises NRM Gov’t for free education for all

By Vaseline May26,2024

By Evans Najuna

Kampala – Executive Director of the Kampala Capital Authority, Mrs. Dorothy Kisaka, has applauded the NRM government led by HE. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni for standing up for free education for all.

The Executive Director was speaking at the event which awarded and celebrated the top performing schools in the 2023 PLE and School Performance Assessment 2023. The event took place on Friday at the Kampala Parents school where headteachers from both government and private schools in Kampala district gathered for the celebration. This event was chaired by KCCA Executive Director Dorothy Kisaka together with the KCCA Education and Sports Directorate.

Ms Dorothy Kisaka, Kampala Executive Director, presents a recognition award to the principals of Kampala Standard Nursery Primary School – Kyanja, which emerged as the third best school.

At the event, KCCA Executive Director Dorothy Kisaka addressed the leadership of ZE President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni and NRM, reinforcing the government’s policy of free education for all. “This education policy is enforced in the 79 Universal Primary Education schools and 22 Universal Secondary Education schools under the supervision of KCCA,” Kisaka said. The headteachers were from both government and private schools that conduct examinations. The celebrants were commended for their work, which is fundamental to building development capacity for Uganda and accelerating the achievement of development goals.

The 2023 PLE Kampala results saw 79.5% of students qualify with excellent results. The overall best UPE schools were Nsambya Girls school, Kitante Primary School and Nakasero Primary School. The top private schools were Yudesi Primary School, Ebeneza Junior School in Kawempe and Kampala Standard Primary School, Kyanja.

The Director of Education and Social Services, Charles Maginot, said KCCA will ensure that more capacity building is done for the teachers to equip them effectively. The event was attended by several directors and students from KCCA, who gave excellent presentations to the group.

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