Africa’s National Curriculum Development Centre to host International Conference on Curriculum
According to Grace Baguma, National Curriculum Development Centre ‘s Director, the aim of the conference is to put emphasis on research and to see what all Uganda can learn from her counterparts.
The National Curriculum Development Centre will be a host to educationist from all over Africa.
According to Grace Baguma, National Curriculum Development Centre's Director, the aim of the conference is to put emphasis on research and to see what all Uganda can learn from her counterparts.
The conference aims at having a single platform to share experiences, practises, research methodology, curriculum development so as to focus on the common goals required by Africa. Special emphasis will also be given on proper evaluation and implementation of the projects and schemes.
According to the Director, the goals and syllabus will be made in inclination with the national developmental goals so as the greater interest of the nation is fulfilled.
In her words,"It should be a learning platform where we shall think and revise our education curriculum. Learning shouldn't be in classrooms only but also outside, which can help the children to solve problems they meet in their lives."
The theme of the conference is,"Curriculum for sustainable learning" and will take place from may 28 to 31 in Entebbe. The conference is expected to have delegates from Kenya, Uganda, Nigeria, and Namibia etc.
For Africa to become a developed nation, quality education is required and the curriculum is an important part of it, as said by the Director.