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CEES Students show case Entrepreneurial innovations

The students from the Department of Adult and Community Education, CEES exhibited their own innovations on 20th May 2017 at Complex/CCE Gardens, none of the groups was a assigned a topic to present on but out of their creativity come with ideas that they are presented. The products range from beverages, pesticides, Packaging, health issues, fashion and design. The theme of the exhibition was entrepreneurship in action. 

The guest of honour, Dr. Nema Abooki, Associate Professor, the founding Dean, East African School for Higher Education Studies and Development, CEES thanked the facilitators, course coordinator, the media for coming to cover the event and participants were also thanked for exhibiting the products.  The guest of honour stressed that one of the current issues in Uganda is unemployment and world over in general; pointed out that this exhibition is timely because it’s preparing students for life after university. He said that vocationalisation is important in Uganda’s education system so that when student get out of a university, they should be able start some work on their own without looking at being employed. Makerere has started to impart practical skills in student that the labour market is demanding. He was sure that the exhibition indicates that these students are going to create jobs for themselves after graduating and for the society. He called upon students to continue with innovation and told students to mind about quality with every single task they do.  For more detailed information click here

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