UGANDA CERTIFICATE OF EDUCATION (SENIOR 1- 4)
THE AIMS AND OBJECTIVES OF SECONDARY EDUCATION IN UGANDA
The aims and objectives of secondary education in uganda are:
(i) Instilling and promoting national unity and an understanding of social and civic responsibilities; strong love and care for others and respect for public property, as well as an appreciation of international relations and beneficial international co-operation.
(ii) Promoting an appreciation and understanding of the cultural heritage of Uganda including its languages;
(iii) Imparting and promoting a sense of self-discipline, ethical and spiritual values and personal and collective responsibility and initiative;
(iv) Enabling individuals to acquire and develop knowledge and an understanding of emerging needs of society and the economy;
(v) Providing up-to-date and comprehensive knowledge in theoretical and practical aspects of innovative production, modern management methods in the field of commerce and industry their application in the content of socio-economic development of Uganda;
(vi) Enabling individuals to develop basic scientific, technological, technical, agricultural and commercial skills required for self-employment;
(vii) Enabling individuals to develop personal skills of problem-solving, information gathering and interpretation, independent reading and writing, self-improvement through learning and develop of social, physical and leadership skills such as are obtained through games, sports, societies and clubs;
(viii) Laying the foundation for further education;
(ix) Enabling the individual to apply acquired skills in solving problems of the community, and to develop in him a strong sense of constructive and beneficial belonging to that community;
(x) Instilling positive attitudes towards productive work and strong respect for the dignity of labour and those who engage in productive labour activities.