World Children’s Day: How do we use the Tech revolution to create a better future for children?

In almost every society down to its smallest unit, children are regarded the vessels of every society’s future and continuation. Every year on the 20th day of November, the world celebrates children by putting them at the center of their plans and discourse that seek to enhance their wellness and existence.  This Saturday, World Children’s Day (WCD) will be celebrated […]

Desperate calls to reopen schools: Innovation needs to speed up

Long before the second wave of the pandemic, questions about the future of education dominated public discourse in Uganda. Shamim Nirere of Izere Education not only had the question lingering on her mind, she found some answers too.  “The future of education will not be about the right answers. We already have google for that. […]

Education: Why the sector is ripe for digital disruption

On June 6, 2021, President Museveni delivered his much-anticipated speech in his second address to the nation since the newest wave of the COVID-19 pandemic hit the country. With scores of students infected according to recent media reports, the president only confirmed a lockdown many saw coming. He closed schools for 42 days to curb […]