decided to bring two Ugandan educationalists here to look at school
practice in the UK. They explored various administrative areas
as well as teaching. These included school management and classroom
management, as well as storage of materials and use of resources.
selected from what they saw, and, with the help of teachers here,
they have put together workshops to take back to Uganda in order
to train other heads and teachers in ACE schools. This should
lead to better use and care of resources, better classroom organisation
and teaching, happier teachers and children, and a higher standard
were In Cornwall, some of the schools and other organisations
which have supported ACE met them and got feedback as to how their
hard work has helped our schools in Uganda. Hopefully this will
encourage more fundraising.
in England on Monday 27th September and were here for three weeks.
(left) and William
Balibutsa is a School Inspector for the Kisoro region of Uganda
and part of his remit is to oversee the primary schools which
ACE supports in the area. We
consult with him regularly about the projects we undertake and
have always benefited from his advice and assistance.
Mbonigaba was headteacher of the primary school we support
at Mukibugu for many years.
Since he retired from that position he has become a director of
St. Allen's School in Kisoro. He
is very experienced and dependable and, as he is no longer teaching,
he will be able to organise the seminars for teachers at the ACE
schools on his return to Uganda.
They had a
busy programme whilst they were here. They were based at St. Hilary
School for the first half of their visit and also visited other
they attended meetings of Penzance Rotary Club, Mount's Bay Rotary
Club, Praze WI and Mount's Bay Missions. They had a meeting with
the ACE trustees, discussing the way forward for ACE's projects,
and they assisted at the collections for ACE at Morrisons supermarket.
On their days off we showed them a bit of Cornwall.
organisations and individuals gave financial support and sponsorshop
to enable this visit to take place. ACE is particularly grateful
to Cornwall Branch of the National Union of Teachers, Penzance
Rotary Club, Mount's Bay Rotary Club, Penzance Lions Club and
Truro College Student Association, and also to Andy Nineham, Thomas
Gunkel and Roger Drew.