On the 16th of June, Teach For Uganda (TFU) and Kayunga District Local Government signed an MoU that has allowed TFU to expand its Fellowship program in the district for 5 years.
As part of the expansion plan, TFU already started a school mapping process in which the district education department provided a list of 70 schools with high enrolment, teacher gaps in foundational classes, and low parental engagement.
This partly forms the criteria for selecting the schools to partner with in the Fellowship. TFU has already mapped over 70% of these schools and the exercise will be completed by the end of July 2022.
Once the schools mapping, teacher accommodation verification, and school-based MoUs are completed, TFU will place at least 100 Fellows at the beginning of the 3rd term to teach in the 50 neediest schools in Kayunga District.
TFU is also expected to conduct teacher training for government teachers in P1 – P.3 across the 50 partner schools as part of the continuous professional development alongside the Fellows.
TFU also expects to build the capacity of Headteachers in all the partner schools to develop school visions, strategy documents, resource mobilization, and use of digital technology to improve the eco-system within their school communities.
These programs and other projects that TFU will undertake in Kayunga throughout the next 5 years are expected to improve the academic and non-academic outcomes for learners, transform teaching and delivery of learning, and impact school communities through projects undertaken by Fellows.
TFU appreciates the leadership of Kayunga District Local in accepting the partnership and both entities and looking forward to impacting education outcomes in at least 3 sub-counties that TFU will have the 50 partner schools.