Fig 1; traditional dance during an interschool competition
Buhinga primary school in Kabarole district, Fort Portal municipality, hosted the first Computers for Schools Uganda organized debate and drama competitions that were organized on 29th/9/2012 at the school premises. The competition is part of CFSU’s Education Pragmatic Program EPP, supported by Connect for Change, C4C. This program is based on bringing out pupils environment communicative skills, through competition in non-conventional innovative methods of learning.
The competition was based on the theme, Uganda fifty years of independence, to commemorate the country’s independence. The activities, ranging from the debates to the drama, centered on this theme. All the CFSU project schools met and shared the various experiences acquired during their involvement with the EPP projects.
Fig 1; a pupil of kigarama p/s opposing the motion Fig 2; a pupil of kasiisi proposing the motion
The District Inspector of Schools, along with a team of 3 coordinating Tutors and the Inspector in charge of special needs children were the guests of honor .Some heads of schools from Rubona, Kiboota, Kabata and Kiibito primary schools were also present to witness the revival of Clubs in the District. A number of pupils engaged in activities that included; a skit with the theme of Uganda’s 50 years of Independence, a western choral song, traditional dance and debate. Each school was represented by one opposer and one proposer from the fourteen participating schools.
Fig 3; a drama episode during an inter-school competition
Speaking at the competition, the chief guest of honor, District Inspector of Schools, Mr. Joseph Rujumba hailed teachers and CFSU for their work and dedication to the education sector. The event ended with the awarding of prizes to the best performing schools and individuals.
Fig 3; Kasiisi p/s won both debate and drama competition awards.