Education Ministry retrains Makerere University lecturers

Education Ministry retrains Makerere University lecturers
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The Ministry of Education and Sports in partnership with different stakeholders have re-trained Makerere University lecturers in a bid to fight against sex for marks and others forms of moral decadence.

Under the Emerging leaders program championed by the First Lady also Minister of Education, 38 lecturers from Makerere University received the training in Jinja.

Speaking as Chief guest at the closure of the training exercise, the State Minister for Industry David Bahati  underscored the relevance of this program  which he said will help in fighting corruption other forms of immorality in the country.

" The first lady started this program to address someone of the moral issues that we are facing in our country especially among the young the people, including sexual immorality, drug abuse, corruption and she thinks raising a critical mass is university can impact the young people and on the entire generation," Bahati said.

He added that this program which has started with academicians from Makerere University shall be rolled out across the country.

The Ministry of Education and sports is partnering with Global Leadership Summit and Life Ministries of Bishop Joshua Lwere.

Bishop Lwere applauded the first lady and her line ministry for this initiative saying it is very timely considering the level of moral decadence in the country.

"We have received many reports from tertiary institutions where students complain of sex for marks. Corruption is rampant in the country and other forms of moral decadence but we are optimistic this program shall be a game changer," Lwere said.

 

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