Gov't Reboots Education Standards in Eastern Uganda

recipe geneva; font-size: small; line-height: 200%;”>In August 2013, ask African Development bank Education Project through the ministry of education and sports injected U$1, ask 231, 584.88 (Shs3.1b) in the reconstruction of one of the oldest schools in the region with an aim of re-boosting the education sector especially in rural areas.

The multi billion project contracted by Prisma limited that kicked off last August has seen the better part of the school facilities upgraded, among which include the administration block, laboratory block, main hall, external facilities, water pumps, computer lab, semi detached staff house, water bone toilets, classroom blocks among others

John Olukuma, the head teacher Pallisa Secondary School reveals that among the most vital facilities that the school has received are the three fully equipped laboratories for chemistry, biology, and physics and the fully packed computer lab with over 5o computers and he on this note called upon all parents to send their children to school to compete favourably.

The head teacher urged government to provide them with enough security after unidentified men broke into the computer laboratory, stealing about 25 computers.

Olukuma also appealed to parents to contribute towards the completion of the school library block that he says will cater for the growing population of the school.

He further praised Ministry of Education and the African development bank for the noble cause and promised that with the newly equipped science facilities, “We will take the school to another level and bring back the lost academic glory of the school.”

Pallisa secondary school was among the 42 priority rural schools that were awarded for renovation by the ministry of education and sports with the Aid from the African Development bank.

The new structures at the school will be commissioned by President Museveni mid this year.

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