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Uganda’s Best Teachers to be Awarded

The first Lady and education minister, Mrs. Janet Museveni, takes photo with last year’s winners and sponsors

TODAY Monday 30th November, 12 teachers will be awarded as the country’s best; out of the 700 others who were nominated for this year’s awards.

The teachers, will be awarded, under the ‘Teachers Making a Difference’ awards; a project which was started as part of the Ugandans Making a Difference initiative launched in 2005.

The ‘Teachers Making a Difference awards’ recognizes the most creative and innovative teachers working in difficult environments.  They mobilize their communities to send and keep their children in school, are creative in using limited resources to deliver quality education, pay attention to co-curricular and vocational studies activities and also support the neighboring communities.

The award, will competing its 15th year running. However, four years ago, it got partners, who have been sponsoring this annual recognition of the teachers.

The project is funded by the Ireland Embassy in Uganda, New Vision, Simba Travelcare and Trocaire.

The project focuses on all professional teachers innovatively delivering the school curriculum; from pre-primary to advanced level of education, including technical and vocational training institutions.

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