Uganda - Strengthening of Science and Technical Teacher Education Project

Project Summary

Approval Date 28 Aug 1990
Signature Date 03 Jan 1991
Planned Completion Date 30 Sep 2006
Last Disbursement Planned Date 31 Dec 2006
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Social
DAC Sector Code 11330
Environmental Category 2
Commitment U.A 12,050,355.58
Status Completion

Project General Description

The Strengthening of Scientific and Technical Teacher Education Project in Uganda forms part of the recovery programme designed to reinforce and expand technical and vocational education with a view to training skilled workers required by the economy. The project, which was to be implemented over a period of 48 months, comprises 3 components : (i) Rehabilitation of two technical institutions, Uganda Polytechnic Kyambogo (UPK) and Institute of Teacher Education Kyambogo (TEK); (ii) Rehabilitation of Science and Technology Faculties, the Science Education Resource Centre of Makerere University and the preparation of an Action-plan; (iii) Project Implementation Unit - PIU.

Project Objectives

The sector goal is to contribute to the improvement of the quality and output of graduates in the technical and scientific fields. The project objectives are to increase, through provision of new facilities, the training capacity of the School of Education at UPK; to improve the quality and relevance of scientific and technical training at UPK, ITEK, Faculties of Science and Technology of Makerere University; and to support the completion of Makerere University Rehabilitation Programme.


The major benefits will be to rehabilitate and increase the training capacity of three (3) tertiary technical institutions with a view to training 100 additional technical teachers and provide additional 2,400 student places each year.

Participating Organization

African Development Fund
Government Of Uganda
Ministry of Education


IATI identifier 46002-P-UG-IAE-001
Last Update 04 Dec 2020


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Geographic Location

Country Uganda