Category Archives: EDUCATION

Growing Prom Culture in Our Schools

(Published in New Vision, newspaper in Uganda on 24 August 2016) Prom culture is fast catching up in Uganda, though the word “Prom” itself is not much used. But everything that is done in economically developed western countries in the … Continue reading

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Pornography Causing Virility

Pornography is a modern day addiction that has gripped numerous people, both young and old. Like the other addictions such as drugs and alcohol, addiction to porn creates setbacks on the victims in many ways. The uncontrolled presence and usage … Continue reading

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Modesty is an Attitude

The Beat pull-out of New Vision May 13, 2016 lamented the indecent dressing that is becoming more and more prevalent in our city roads. When the paper asked few individuals for their answers to the question: What they think about … Continue reading

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Pope Francis on Sex Education… Education to Love

When Pope Francis spoke on the issues of sexuality people in popular media pushed him aside and asked him to concentrate on issues of the church rather than issues of bedroom. But sexuality is not merely a bedroom issue. It … Continue reading

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Minimum Wages promotes Vocational Education and Employment

The article “How to make vocational education attractive” was published in New Vision on 4th March 2016. Thinking further on the topic, fixing minimum wages is one the concrete step in making vocational education attractive. For a young worker, after … Continue reading

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Making Vocational Education Attractive

Often it is attributed that the British, our former colonial masters have created an education system that is geared to ‘white collar’ jobs. Following the same tradition, the current education has come to mean, preparing the learners for office work, … Continue reading

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Children During the Long School Holidays

(Letter to the Editor published in New Vision, Uganda, November 2011) The Big Story of Sunday Vision, 30 October 2011 was indeed big. The story spoke about the “night life” of some of our teen age children (Where is your … Continue reading

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ADVANCED LEVEL SUBJECTS AND UNIVERSITY COURSES ARE RECIPE FOR UNEMPLOYMENT

(Article published in Education Focus, “Daily Monitor”, 30 November 2015, p.45) Population statistics tell us that over 70% of Ugandan population are below the age of 30. Now the question is how much attention is given to this section of … Continue reading

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Floods in South India, a lesson for Uganda

(Published in New Vision, Uganda, 29.12.2015) In the recent weeks, Chennai, formerly called Madras has experienced floods in great magnitude that it has never seen. Though rains have ceased, flood water has not drained in many city suburbs, posing epidemic … Continue reading

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Instructing the Ignorant… Spiritual Works of Mercy

Inaugurating the Year of Mercy Pope Francis wrote in his message, “In this Holy Year, we look forward to the experience of opening our hearts to those living on the outermost fringes of society: fringes which modern society itself creates. … Continue reading

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