April 13, 2024

Kibaale’s PLE Best pupils, Schools and Head teachers Awarded

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A group of benficiaries with Dr. Emely after the event with their prizes on Friday at Buseesa Primary School

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KIBAALE

Buyanja East Member of Parliament, Dr. Emely Kugonza also the Executive Director EMESCO Development Foundation has awarded prizes to best performers in Primary Leaving Examinations for the academic year 2022 in Buyanja East Constituency, Kibaale District.

The prize awarding ceremony was held at Buseesa primary school in Matale Sub County Kibaale district on Friday where Dr. Emely encouraged parents to maintain support to their children to remain in schools and thereafter attributed the good performance to hard working among parents regarding paying school dues among others urged parents to have good relationship in their families, peace that helps children to continue with education.

Dr. Emely awarded prizes to 13 best performers from government aided schools, 14 from private school each pupil with a mattress, 5 government aided schools including Karama P/s, Bwikya Islamic P/s, Kayanja P/s, Kisalizi P/S and Kisojo P/s and they were also given certificates of appreciation.

“This is a motivation to our learners, teachers and parents to improve on their performance and we have really seen a great improvement in performance because of this initiative,” Said Dr. Kugonza.

He also said the government is committed to carrying the burden of paying all the requirements and no child should be out of a government school because a parent has not been able to pay the fees.

Dr. Emely awarding Sr. Katusabe of St. Julie Model PS a certificate of the best Head teacher (Private) in Kibaale district on Friday

Dr. Emely further challenged parents to ensure economic stability by actively taking advantage of the enormous government programs meant to end poverty in the country.

The best 5 private schools that have been awarded with certificates are, St. Julie model P/s, Deidre Ann Kaisekenkere P/s, St. Aloysius Kamondo and St. Margret Kasalaba P/s and that the best 2 head teachers namely, Vincent Kyaligonza the head teacher of Karama Sub County and Sr. Rozalia Katusabe of St Julie Model P/S were also given certificates.

Dr. Emely Kugonza further awarded prizes to the best 10 head teachers from both government aided and private schools each with a bedcover and best girls in government aided schools from 6 Sub County each with a pair of bed sheets.

Matale Sub County was given an academic shield as the best in Buyanja East and Karama P/s was ranked the best government aided school and St Julie Model the best in Private school also awarded with academic shield.

Nambiro EL Gorret, who represented the DEO Kibaale John Kyaboona said the initiative of awarding prizes to best performers was started by Minister Kasaija in conjunction with the education department to boost and encourage positive competition in the education sector.

The awarded pupils, teachers and parents applauded the government for equipping government schools with teachers and learning materials, something they say has improved the performance of their children.

They also applauded the initiative by their area Member of Parliament of awarding the best performers as a measure to encourage hard work amongst the learners.

Accordingly, over sh13 million was spent on the event that was fully funded by the Buyanja East county legislator.

Dr. Emely Kugonza delivering the sh5 million pledge from the Deputy Speaker to Parish Priest on Friday

The ceremony was graced by different people including, Peter Nsamba who represented CAO, Fred Matovu the NRM chairperson Kibaale, inspector of schools, district councilors among others.

Kibaale district had a total number of 2,302 candidates for Primary Leaving Examination and 240 scored division one, 1,161 candidates scored division two, 464 scored division three, 254 scored division four while 154 failed and 34 candidates never turned up for the examinations making it 98.7% pass as compared to the 87.6% pass in 2020.

In the same event, Dr. Emely Kugonza delivered sh5 million from the Deputy Speaker of Parliament Thomas Tayebwa as a fulfillment of the pledge he made towards the completion of Uganda Martyrs Catholic Church.

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