A total of 58 head teachers including rectors of minor seminaries and principals of technical/Vocational institutions in Kabale Diocese have completed a two day seminar at Rushoroza which culminated in launching of the Association of Catholic Education Institutions (ACEI) and official release of Kabale Diocesan Mock Results for 2024. The seminar which concludes on Friday was attended by all Catholic heads of Secondary School, seminaries and institutions.

Mr. Katongore Kereson, chairperson of Catholic Secondary School Head teachers giving remarks at the launch of ACEI

Mr. Katongore Kereson, the Chairperson of Kabale secondary School Head teachers association and head teacher of St. Agatha Girls’ S.S Kakore I’m Rubanda district expressed gratitude to the Diocesan education department led by Mr. Remigio Byamukama for officially launching the association to unite the education institutions in the Diocese. The launch of ACEI in the Diocese will be followed by its launch in all the districts in the Diocese. The association was officially launched in the Diocese, by Msgr. John Vianney Sunday, the Vicar General of Kabale Diocese.

Mr. Monday Christopher, head teacher St. Mary’s College Rushoroza and chairperson of academic committee

The academic committee led by Mr. Monday Christopher, head teacher of St. Mary’s College Rushoroza gave a brief about the performance of Catholic schools in both O level and A level mock exams. He said it was the very first time to have central setting and central marking of Diocesan Mock exams and both activities were held at St. Mary’s College Rushoroza.

Msgr. John Vianney Sunday, Vicar General Kabale Diocese officially releasing the Diocesan Mock Results 2024 on Friday in Rushoroza Pastoral Centre.

Mr. Monday noted that 5611 candidates sat S.4 (O level) mock exams while 2549 sat for S.6 (A level) exams. From the analysis of S.6 results, students offering sciences continue to increase while arts students drastically reduced each year. As for gender, girls out number their counterparts, the boys and arts subjects were better performed than the sciences. At O level, languages were better performed while sciences were poorly performed.

Mr. Remigio Byamukama, Kabale Diocesan Education Secretary addressing Headteachers, Rectors and Principals on Friday.

In his remarks, Mr. Remigio Byamukama, the Diocesan Education Secretary for Kabale Diocese thanked the Vicar general for launching ACEI. He also thanked the heads of institutions for attending the seminar, and the academic committee for the analysis of Mock Results and preparing for their release. He also congratulated Mr. Tukesiga Athanasius, new head teacher of St. Maria Goretti Senior Secondary School in Kabale District, Mr. Alphonse Byamukama, head teacher of St. Jerome Secondary School Ndama in Rukungiri district and Mr. Mugisha Kakwara, head teacher of St. Francis Secondary School Buhunga in Rukungiri district upon their appointment as head teachers by the education service commission under the Ministry of Education and Sports.

Headteacher of Catholic Secondary Schools in Kabale Diocese attending the launch of ACEI on Friday 14.6.2024 in Rushoroza Pastoral Centre.

Mr. Remigio further encouraged head teachers and their teachers to go for further studies where possible, and reminded them to always comply with the statutory obligations of the government like National Social Security Fund (NSSF) and Pay As You Earn (PAYE) among others in order to avoid inconveniences.

Msgr. John Vianney Sunday officiating the launch of the Association of Catholic Education Institutions (ACEI) in Kabale Diocese.

Msgr John Vianney Sunday who was the chief guest at the launch of ACEI applauded the Kabale Diocesan Education Office for thinking about having an umbrella association to unite all the Catholic education institutions in Kabale Diocese with advice from the Uganda Episcopal Conference (UEC). He noted that Kisoro district has already launched the same association and encouraged other districts in the Diocese (Kabale, Kanungu, Rubanda, Rukiga and Rukungiri) to borrow a leaf from Kisoro and kick start theirs.

He also reminded head teachers to always implement and effect Catholic values in the Catholic schools and must not compromise them.

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  1. Ahimbisibwe Juden

    So interesting

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