M7 issues directive on Curriculum development

All public universities have been directed to second a lecturer to work with National Curriculum Development Center on the proposed reforms of the Lower and Secondary education Curriculum.

The directive was issued by the president at a meeting with officials from National Curriculum Development Center, Education Ministry Officials as well as Vice Chancellors of all Public Universities in Uganda at State House Entebbe.

The President emphasized the need to reduce the number of subjects taught in schools from the current 48 to 14 and urged the team to identify loop holes with a view to cut out repetition, duplication and overload of subjects on students.

He said the move if well monitored would reduce work load for students and improve performance