Alliance High School

ALLIANCE HIGH SCHOOL, NANSANA

PROJECT CODE:   UPA/MLTV/012






Background

Alliance High School is a reputable registered secondary school by the Ministry of Education and Sports. It is a private school that was started in the local community to support the government with education services. The school has been commended for provision of education and other skills to young people in peri-urban Nansana and its environments. It is a mixed school for both boys and girls from 13-20 years. It is has two sections that is day and boarding students.

This School Is Located in Nansana East Ward Parish, Nansana Municipal Council, Wakiso District, 7 miles along Hoima Road.
Aim

  • Provision of quality education to all for a better future
  • Promote girl child education to enable them accomplish at least secondary school level
  • Offer skills to students enabling them becoming self-reliant
Activities


  • Formal classroom work including teaching and assessing the learners
  • Field study trips
  • Conducting seminars
  • Workshops and training on selected topics with teachers and students


Volunteer task 

  • Formal classroom teaching to students
  • Support to class teachers in lesson planning
  • Developing teaching content in the preferred subject
  • Carrying out class assessments
  • Attending staff meetings as scheduled
  • Compiling a feedback report at the end of voluntary service
  • Engaging in games and sports
Volunteer qualities 

  • Emotionally strong.
  • Having skills in computer or information technology is an added advantage.
  • Able to instruct in class
  • Good communication skills in English
  • Creativity
  • Flexibility
Working hours

The school working are from 08.00hrs to 5.00pm from Monday to Friday except for gazzeted holidays. The working hours and days can also be discussed depending on the volunteer’s availability.

Transport

It is takes approximately 30 minutes by walk from UPA Guest House which is the nearest and immediate accommodation facility. From Yesu Amala Stage, it costs 1000 ugx one way to the school.


Accommodation

Volunteers to this project shall stay at UPA guesthouse in Nansana.

Comments from UPA

The placement can be an opportunity to introduce a volunteer to Uganda’s secondary education system. It will also be an opportunity to promote ones culture through language teaching. One with skills in training students in sports e.g. football, netball, volleyball and other sports as the volunteer may wish.

Alliance High School is a long-term partner to UPA and we have together carried out many projects to empower youth for example in reproductive health topics, gender trainings, inter-cultural related workshops and human rights.

Note:

All volunteers choosing school project should always remember to consider the school holidays running  as follows; April-May, August – September and December to Early February.

Communication

Communication with School staff and of the students is usually in English


Past Volunteers

Germany


About UPA

Uganda Pioneers' Association (UPA) is a voluntary non-governmental organisation registered with the National NGO Board (ref. S5914/114). UPA aims atpromoting community based development,intercultural co-operation and youth participation through voluntary work. 


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Contact Info

Uganda Pioneers Association,

8 miles Hoima Road, Ocheing Zone

Nansana, Wakiso District - Uganda

 

  •   P.O.Box 25973 Kampala,Uganda
  • +256 785 601 220 / +256 782 335 322
  • info@ugandapioneers.org