By Steven Ariong
Amudat district in Karamoja sub region has been all along known to be a poor performing district in Primary leaving Examinations and Uganda Certificate of Education, however the district surprised the entire country and the region when it appeared the improved performing districts in the 2022 examination results.
The district defeated a mother Nakapiripirit district and is no longer among the poor performing district something that has prompted the district education officer Anthony Lowoth to call for a one day brainstorming meeting with all the headteachers in the district to see how to improve more on the performance.
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In his communications, Lowoth urged headteachers to try as much as possible to double their efforts through cooperation with teachers to ensure that pupils get the best teaching.
“We should not get excited of the results yes, they are somehow good compared to the previous years, but we must double our efforts”-he urged them
Rtd Major Betty Akello the resident district commissioner Amudat says the recent performance has indeed made the people of Amudat proud since their place has among the worst performing districts in the country.
“From the tail to the upper level because it was by surprise,” she says
While George Obura the head teacher of Kalas boys Primary school which got 23 candidates in division two for the first time in very many years says they will double their efforts come 2023.
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