UBTEB HOLDS STAKEHOLDERS’ CONSULATIVE MEETING ON STANDARDISATION OF ASSESSMENT OF POST O’LEVEL CERTIFICATE AND POST A’LEVEL PROGRAMMES
Uganda Business and Technical Examinations (UBTEB) has organized a one day stakeholders’ consultative meeting on 11th May 2018 at Silver Springs hotel, Bugolobi. The Ministry of Education and Sports issued a circular in November 2017 on streamlining the accreditation and assessment of Post O’Level and Post A’ level Business programmes in Uganda. As part of the implementation of the circular, BTVET and UBTEB as indicated in the circular have put in place mechanisms to carry out accreditation of programmes and assessment respectively. This meeting is a big step forward in streamlining the BTVET delivery, training and awards in Uganda in line with the BTVET Act 2008.
In order to achieve smooth transition, there is need for engagement with key stakeholders responsible for ensuring compliance to the circular. The key objectives of the stakeholders’ meeting is to create awareness on the readiness of UBTEB to examine the two year curricula for all Post O’ level Certificate in Business programmes. The meeting will help to put in place strategies and key actionable areas for implementation of the circular by different Departments and Agencies and to create good will and shared vision for streamlining the training and assessment of all Post O’Level and A’ level Business programmes for a clear career upward progression and joining world of work.
The key participants shall include Vice Chancellors of Universities, Principals of Tertiary Institutions, District Education Officers, Directorate of Education Standards, Directorate of Higher Technical Vocational Education and Training, Department of Business, Technical and Vocational Educational and District Inspectors of Schools among others.