Muyonjo Senior School

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MUYONJO SENIOR SCHOOL

PROJECT CODE:   UPA/MLTV/012


Background

Muyonjo Senior School – Naluvule is a well organized secondary school, started in 2007 by a group of devoted, experienced professional teachers.

The school aims at availing all inclusive and appropriate education to generate a productive and self reliant population.

The school also offers standard curriculum of all subjects, which are examinable by the Uganda National Examinations Board (UEB).

Currently, the school conducts a vocational subject in information technology.  In future the school plans on starting other vocational subjects including carpentry and tailoring.

The school has an enrollment of 200 students between 13 -18 years of age. It is also an Ordinary and Advanced level School.

Muyonjo Senior is situated in a conductive study environment on Hoima Road at Naluvule in Wakiso District 8 kms from Kampala and 3kms form UPA Guest House. It has a teaching staff of 14 well trained, competent, devoted, experienced and motivated personnel. They are not affiliated to any particular religion thus all religions are respected.

Aim

·         To avail students with skills and bring up God fearing people of any religious denomination

·         Maximum utilization of the student’s time at school avoiding idleness and disorder ness.


Activities

             Formal classroom teaching to students

             Care and assisting students in  and outside classrooms

             Training children in computer, games and sports and music, dance and drama.


Volunteer task 

             Work with the rest of the staff to provide the above to the students in this school


Volunteer qualities 

·         Emotionally strong. The volunteer work on this school requires a person who has close              feeling for students.

·         Having skills in computer or information technology is an added advantage.

·         Teach students in languages (French and Germany).

·         Command of good communication in English


Working hours

Munyonjo Senior School office hours are from 08.00hrs to 6.00pm. Working with secondary school students to whom English is a second language and computer knowledge an alien introduction calls for a volunteer ready to be patient and innovative.

Transport

The project is located 8 kms on Hoima road. It is 20-30 minutes walk from UPA Guest House which is the nearest and immediate accommodation facility. In case for transport it cost 1000 UgSh.

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. foot and handball and other sports is one easy way to win lasting friendship.

Everything today is put together on computer therefore training students in Computer greatly helps them link with the outside world and empowers them to contribute to building a justified global village and assist Ugandans explore more potentials of using the Computer to enjoy a sustainable life.

Note:

All volunteers choosing school project should always remember to consider the school holidays when the schools are closed in April, August – September and December to Early February.


Communication

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


Past Volunteers

Japan, Spain and Germany

  •   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

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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