Computer Studies

Looking at the need for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) knowledge and skills among learners and how these help to improve on the teaching-learning process. The education sector and the world of work require an individual to possess ICT knowledge and skills. This is evidenced by the demand for computer literacy and computer skills for the respective job vacancies being advertised today. This teaching helps the learner acquire ICT knowledge and skills required to meet the challenges of ICT applications in society. The teaching emphasizes the use of practical examples whenever possible to teach ICT applications which the world of work expects a high school graduate to possess. This teaching helps the learner acquire skills required by end users of ICTs and which can be applied in a variety of fields.

ICT also helps in the standardized teaching of other subjects, and produce students with more skills in ICT who can effectively compete on the global market. ICT helps eradicate illiteracy and to equip the individual with basic skills and knowledge to exploit the environment for self-development including national development, for better health, nutrition and family life, and the capacity for continued learning.
ICT further enables individuals to acquire and develop knowledge and understanding of the emerging needs of society and the economy which also provides up-to-date and comprehensive knowledge in theoretical and practical aspects of innovative production, modern management methods in the field of commerce and industry, and their application in the context of social economic development of Uganda.

ICT is the key in enabling individuals to develop basic scientific, technological, agricultural, and commercial skills required for self-development and enabling individuals to develop personal skills of problem-solving, information-gathering and interpretation, independent reading and writing, self-improvement through learning and development of social, and physical and leadership skills such as those obtained through games, sports, societies and clubs.

All in all, ICT is paramount in laying the foundation for further education (E-Learning). Enabling the individual to apply acquired skills in solving problems of the community. It instils positive attitudes towards productive work and strong respect for the dignity of labour and those who engage in productive labour activities. It also encourages the learner to develop ICT skills to enhance their work in a variety of subject areas, while equipping the learner with skills for lifelong learning since the ICT skills in the syllabus are directly applicable to the study of other subjects, and schools are encouraged to provide opportunities for their learners to apply these skills to a range of learning areas (subjects).

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MS. BIWOYE JUSTINE

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MS. BIWOYE JUSTINE
Teacher of Computer Studies/ICT

MS. BIWOYE JUSTINE

– Transferred to Teso College Aloet in May 2002 – Teacher of Computer...
MR. OLEL VINCENT
Computer Studies Teacher

MR. OLEL VINCENT

Qualifications: Holds BSc Science in Information Technology from Uganda Christian...