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CEES staff sensitized on the Grants Administration and Management support

There is a need to streamline the management of grants and projects at the College level and ensure that the Principal Investigators and project heads have support teams that handle the day-to-day administration of projects clearly spelled out. This and more issues were raised during the sensitization workshop organized by the Grants Administration and Management Support Unit (GAMSU) in the College of Education and External Studies (CEES) held at the School of Distance and Lifelong Studies Conference room on Tuesday 14th June 2022.

DVV International & CEES discuss how to Foster lifelong Learning

DVV International Regional Director (East & Horn of Africa),  Frauke Heinze this afternoon 7th June 2022 paid a courtesy call to the Principal of the College of Education and External Studies, Prof. Mugagga Muwagga in his office. Frauke was in company of Caeser Kyebakola, DVV International Country Director, Uganda and Joseph Kifampa, DVV programme Specialist. Earlier on the visitors  interacted with staff of SoDLL/IoDEL. They also had opportunity to evaluate the  cooperation/partnership that spans close to 50 years.

Over 1300 graduate during the 72nd graduation

It was dance and jubilation as Makerere University today awarded PhDs, masters, post graduate diplomas and degrees to 1398 students of the College of Education and External Studies. The ceremony, on the second day of the 72nd graduation, saw five people awarded Doctor of Philosophy Degrees, 52 students received Masters degrees, 20 of whom were female while 66 students received post graduate Diplomas in various fields. 

CEES 2022 First Class Graduands

Below is the list of the 28 students graduating from the College of Education and External Studies with a First Class degree.

A job worth doing is worth doing together- Prof. Mugagga

Like the saying ‘a job worth doing is worth doing together’, the CEES Principal on May 13, set out to call on his staff to put their differences a side and work together for the development of the college. The staff had gathered for a leadership and team building exercise. The Principal, Prof. Anthony Muwanga Mugagga called on the members present to work together, learn to agree to disagree and to make amends with one another so as to build a winning team.

Prof. Bisaso takes over as D/Principal as Prof. Muyinda is named IoDEl Director

The staff of CEES on May 6, 2022 witnessed a change of guards as the outgoing Deputy Principal, Prof. Paul Muyinda Birevu handed over office to Prof. Ronald Bisaso. 

The ceremony also saw Dr. Godfrey Mayende handover the Directorship of the Institute of Distance and E-learning (IoDEL) to Prof. Muyinda. 

CEES Annual Report 2021

Despite the challenges brought about by COVID, there has been some accomplished work;

Researchers recommend integration of the Batwa indigenous knowledge into formal education

Researchers from the College of Education and External Studies, Makerere University carried out a study titled "Educating for social justices among the Batwa indigenous communities: Building Inclusive Learning Environments (BILE) for marginalised societies in Uganda". The aim of the research was to advance possibilities of developing inclusive formal education for indigenous Batwa communities in order to minimize marginalization and build Sustainable Learning Environments.

Researchers discuss women in leadership

Women are powerful agents of change, and the far-reaching benefits of diversity and gender parity in leadership and decision-making are increasingly recognized in all spheres. Still, women continue to be vastly under-represented in decision-making in politics, businesses, and communities.

It is to this end that women researchers have set out to investigate what is hindering leadership of women and how best to address these challenges. 

Do not waste a crisis, Prof. Doyin tips leaders

A crisis is a terrible thing to waste, were the parting words of Prof Doyin Coker-Kolo, during her lecture on Leadership in times of Crisis; Building a campus culture of Resilient Thinking. Prof Doyin called on leaders to ensure that they emerge victorious after the crisis. She said it is during a crisis that we are all tested and it is the best time to be innovative. Taking an example of the Institute of Open, Distance and e-Learning IODEL, Makerere University, which used the Covid 19 Crisis to ensure the university faculty and students embraced e-learning.

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