SchoolNet Uganda Activities

Helping schools to enhance the teaching and learning process using Information Communication Technology (ICT) through provision of affordable computers, ICT for Education advise and sensitization, technical capacity building and support, teacher pedagogical professional development and support, local education content development, school networking and school international linkages for project-based learning

“Basic ICT Skills” Training of Tutors from PTCs and NTCs held at Kibuli SS (10th – 14th) January 2005.

The workshop was organized by the Ministry of Education and Sports, sponsored by Microsoft Partners in Learning (PIL) and conducted by SchoolNet Uganda.
The workshop was attended by 25 participants drawn from Primary Teacher Colleges (PTCs) and National Teacher Colleges (NTCs).

Objectives of the Workshop

The workshop had four main objectives. These were:

  1. To introduce the participants to the available technologies and how they could be used in the teaching-learning environment.
  2. To showcase of some examples of how ICT can be used in the school. Examples included: a presentation by a head teacher to a PTA meeting, presentation by students to parents, presentation on laboratory techniques, and presentations from other resource persons.
  3. To initiate participants in the process of creating content which can be used in the classroom? During the workshop, participants created examples in the subjects of Mathematics, Geography, Sports and Foundations of Education.
  4. To introduce participants to the use of E-mail and Internet so that they can research the information and use it in the teaching.

Workshop Coverage:

Four modules were covered in the workshop.

These were:

  1. E-mail and Internet to enable participants carry out research for information that can be used in the classroom.
  2. Microsoft Word to enable participants produce professional documents like Newsletters, brochures, letters etc.
  3. Microsoft Excel to enable participants compute and analyze students` performance or work.
  4. Microsoft Power point to enable participants produce professional presentations.

The workshop report can be downloaded from the link below





Over the years, SchoolNet Uganda has received a number of International and national awards for its contribution to ICT4D. Some of the awards are:

  1. Stockholm Challenge Finalist
  2. The Golden Nica Award by Prix Ars Electronica
  3. ICT Capacity Development Award by Uganda Communication Commission
  4. The Uganda Annual Best FOSS Integration Case Award, 2005