The department is responsible for providing education services at pre-primary, primary, secondary, and tertiary levels in line with the constitution, Local Government Act and Education Act 2008.
To increase the level of Education by promoting access, equity and quality
education for both girls and boys.
To provide support, coordinate, regulate, and promote
quality in the delivery of education and sports to all persons in Kikuube
District Local government for
individual and integration for national development.
The sector derives its legal frame work from the
Constitution of the Republic of Uganda, 1995 as amended, the Local Government
Act 1997 as amended, the Education Act 2008, the Teachers’ Code of Conduct etc.
- 250 ECD centers,
- 71 UPE schools,
- 25 Community primary schools
- Over 100 private primary schools,
- 6 Government Aided Secondary Schools all offering USE namely Bugambe S S, Buhimba S S, Kabwoya S S, Kiziranfumbi SS, Kyangwali SS and Fatuma College -Munteme 12 Private Secondary Schools,
- 2 Seed Schools under construction and
- 1 Technical Institute- Buhimba;
- 1 private Vocation Technical school – Munteme; and
- 1 private Health Institute- St Martins Munteme
The following is the schools enrolment
Skills / Tertiary
- There has been an improvement in academic performance
- The district has been participating in co-curricular activities including Music, dance and drama, athletics and ball games up to regional and national levels.
- In the last 2 years, 20 classrooms, 100 latrines stances have been constructed and more than 600 desks procured using the sector development grant and donor funding.
- The department procured 1 double cabin vehicle to facilitate schools monitoring and inspection.
- The department enjoys good partnership with Development Partners Namely World Vision, UNICEF, Save the Children, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), Windle International Uganda, AVIS, Teach the man to Fish, to mention but a few.
The PLE performance since 2018 has been as follows
The percentage pass in 2018 87% was while in 2019 was 89%. This shows some improvement in performance.
- Currently the staffing is as follows:
- Education Administration 2 out of 3: Mr Byakagaba Deogratias – District Education Officer and Mr Talemwa Michael – Education Officer (A).
- Inspectorate 1 out of 2: Mr Zondera Amon -Senior Inspector of Schools
- Sports 0;
- Special Needs Education 0;
- Primary Sub sector 596 out of 921;
- Secondary Sub sector 113 out of 150
- Skills or Tertiary Education14 out of 40
- Under staffing in all sub sectors is the major challenge as it greatly affects service delivery.
- The ever increasing enrolment out competes the provision of school facilities
- There is a challenge of access as there are many community schools which are not coded. This is made worse by ever increasing refugees in Kyangwali settlement.
- There is a high rate of drop outs due to child labour, early marriages and cases of violence against children mainly in the communities.