Uganda Professional Science Teachers' Union – UPSTU

Uganda Professional Science Teachers’ Union (UPSTU)

Message from Education Committee – UPSTU

Science education is a crucial discipline focused on imparting scientific knowledge and skills. Its goal is to foster scientific literacy, critical thinking, and an appreciation for the natural world. Science education equips students with the tools to understand, apply, and value scientific concepts and methods, promoting hands-on exploration, data analysis, and explanatory skills. It also nurtures scientific attitudes such as curiosity, open-mindedness, skepticism, and an awareness of science’s ethical and social dimensions. Ultimately, science education empowers individuals to become informed and responsible citizens in a complex world.

As educators, we play a multifaceted role in advancing science education. Teachers act as learning facilitators, creating environments that encourage exploration, inquiry, and critical thinking. They design and deliver captivating lessons, hands-on activities, and experiments to foster active learning.

Join us in our mission to elevate science education. By collaborating, learning, and growing together, we can make a lasting impact on our students and society. Let’s inspire the next generation of curious minds and responsible citizens through the power of science education.

Auma Betty

Chairperson, Education,
Discipline and Disputes

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