Uganda Professional Science Teachers' Union – UPSTU

Uganda Professional Science Teachers’ Union (UPSTU)

The Journey of UPSTU in Shaping a New Era for Science Teaching: Q&A with Secretary-General

In a recent interview, Aron Mugaiga, Secretary-General of the Uganda Professional Science Teachers Union (UPSTU), shared invaluable insights into the union’s role and vision. UPSTU is dedicated to advocating for science teachers, addressing their unique challenges, and promoting their recognition as professional scientists.

Mugaiga emphasized UPSTU’s commitment to improving working conditions for science educators, fostering a supportive work environment, and providing legal aid to its members. He highlighted the significance of the government’s support for science education and the transformative potential of the new curriculum in nurturing practical skills among students.

Looking forward, Mugaiga outlined UPSTU’s strategic plans, including expanding its presence across Uganda and continuing to enhance the quality of science education. His vision for UPSTU is not just about upliftment of teachers but also about contributing significantly to the nation’s development through quality science education.

This interview highlights UPSTU’s ongoing efforts to elevate the status and livelihoods of science teachers, ultimately benefiting the educational landscape of Uganda.

[This article is based on a Q&A interview with Aron Mugaiga, originally featured in a magazine for the NRM Liberation Day Anniversary.] Download Full Interview PDF:

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