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

Inspiring Science Education for Girls Using ICT – Head teachers’ Sensitization Workshop held at (3-4)Sept 2007 at Mukono DFI

Head teachers from the following schools attended the workshop: Dubani Girls School (Busia), Tororo Girls School (Tororo), Wanyange Girls School (Jinja), Nalinya Lwantale Girls School (Luweero), Bweranyangi Girls School (Bushenyi), Kyeizoba Girls School (Bushenyi), Ediofe Girls School (Arua), Muni Girls School(Arua), Aggrey Memorial (Wakiso), Aiden College (Wakiso), Muntunyera High School, Bukooli College (Bugiri) and Bukomero SS (Kiboga). The workshop was sponsored by the Ministry of Education and Sports and SchoolNet Uganda.

Workshop Objectives

The workshop had the following objectives.

  • To provide the Head teachers an opportunity to share challenges faced by schools in managing the science teaching and learning process and to brainstorm strategies to address these challenges.
  • To brief the Head teachers about the Inspiring Science Education for Girls Using ICT project (rationale, objectives, scope, partners, activities, successes & challenges).
  • To update the school Head teachers on the current and planned strategies by the Ministry of Education and Sports to improve science teaching in schools.
  • To sensitize the School Head teachers why and how Information Communication Technology (ICT) can be used to enhance the teaching and learning process.
  • To equip the Head teachers with the Technical Need-to-Know information necessary to purchase, install and maintain ICT facilities in their schools.
  • Study tour to Kyambogo College School ICT centre, one of the “Centres of Excellence” set up by the Ministry of Education and Sports.
  • Get ideas and suggestions from the Headteachers on how best to implement the project in their schools.

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