Buganda kingdom deputy prime minister Twaha Kawaasi has called on schools to teach students innovative disciplines using the current and fast growing technology, to be competitive in the world of work.
Kawaasi was yesterday opening a 3 day Buganda education week expo 2019 at Old Kampala secondary School.
The exhibition was organized by Ministry of education in Buganda kingdom
“Kabaka (Mutebi) embraced the 4th industrial revolution when he introduced innovation and technology Ministry. This means that all schools should train students in innovative disciplines. Technology will help us to be innovative in all sectors such as health, tourism, education among others,” he said
Dr. Prosperous Nankindu Kavuma, minister for social services in the kingdom appreciated institutions of higher learning, central government agencies, companies and schools that took part in the exhibition.
The fair was organized under the theme “Innovation science and technology a great pillar in 21st century.”
Geoffrey Kasanvu, the vice chairman expo organizing committee said that they chose the theme to make students discover their potential.
“This fair is very vital to every citizen. As we look forward to achieving county’s vision 2040, we need to be innovative. Everything organized in this fair is to enable students and all citizens to discover their potential,” Kasanvu said
Hajjati Zula Ganyani who led various police departments that exhibited their products and services said that many students have been trained and equiped with tactics on how to protect themselves from any danger and extinguish and control fire.
Some of the exhibitors include ministry of land housing and urban Development, MUBS, uganda police, CPA uganda, Buganda land board, UCU, Parliament of uganda, Buganda Royal institute among others.