Retooling Teachers on School-Related Gender-Based Violence Prevention Workshop

A teacher training was held on June 29, 2024 in Kyenjojo, to help teachers prevent gender-based violence in schools. The schools involved where the implementing schools of the Simameni project. The training brought together 72 teachers who learned important skills and information to make schools safer.

The Deputy General Secretary Duluga Phillip Buni opened the workshop by talking about the union’s goals and programs. He encouraged teachers to use the SACCO for financial help and to stay committed to the union’s values through the slogan PCCA: Proudly UNATU, Committed, Connected, and Accountable to the members’ cause. He also shared updates on talks with the government about raising teachers’ salaries.

Simameni Volunteer Stacy Hill also inspired everyone with stories of resilience and led interactive sessions to engage the teachers while taking the participants through a session on retooling teachers on School Related Gender Based Violence (SRGBV).

The workshop also covered topics such as finding gaps between school policies and reality, school assessments done by the Ampaire Grace the Education officer in charge of Special Needs and Inclusive Education , Kyegegwa district. There was also a session on reviewing action plans from past workshops done by the Project Officer Kabagaya Hellen.

These discussions ensured that teachers left the workshop with practical strategies and a strong commitment to preventing School Related Gender-Based Violence in schools. This training is a significant step in empowering teachers and protecting students.

The workshop in pictures is seen below

 

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Mwalye Eliud Julius
Mwalye Eliud Julius
22 days ago

This is so good a gesture but if it can be rolled out entirely in the future, All education sections require it.

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