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E-Learning Department Receives Boost Following the Launch of Content Digitalization Studio

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Mastercard Foundation together with Cyber School Technology Solutions yesterday 15th August, 2023 handed over a state-of-the-art TV studio to boost modern Education at Nkumba University.

As a content digitalization hub, the new e-learning studio is set to revolutionize the way education is delivered at the University, ushering in a new era of modern, technology-driven learning.

Speaking at the hand-over ceremony, John Mukibi, the Project Manager, commended the University’s Vice Chancellor, Professor Jude Lubega, for accepting the offer and urged him to make the most of the content digitization capabilities of the new studio.

The Guest of Honor, Mr. Timothy Ssejoba cuts the ribbon as Prof. Jude joins the Guild president, Mr. Mukiibi in an applause

Mukibi highlighted the importance of partnerships like these drawing insights from his early engagements with Prof.Jude , “Exactly 2 years ago, I called close to 250 people, but very few picked my call and one of them is Professor Jude Lubega here, a simple conversation has now yielded this great project, let’s take good use of it.”

The content digitalization hub will be part of the university’s E-learning tools expected to enhance the delivery of online education.

Joseph Lwevuze, the incharge, E-learning program at Nkumba University expressed gratitude to Mastercard Foundation and Cyber School Technology Solutions for the support.

Lwevuze stated, “Colleagues, this wouldn’t have been possible, but we want to thank both teams from Mastercard Foundation and Cyber School Technology Solutions for this great offer. We are certain this will not only attract more students interested in E-learning but also support our department in implementing E-learning successfully and increasing resilience against hindrances to in-class learning.”


Professor Jude Lubega, the Vice Chancellor-Nkumba University, described the donation as a significant milestone for the institution.”things are possible if you get friends who believe in you and willingly put projects of such magnitudes into your hands, it’s is a milestone for us, ” said Prof. Jude Libega.

He further implored students to utilize the content digitization hub not only for lectures but also for content creation. Professor Lubega underscored the role of partnerships in achieving such remarkable projects.

In addition to the TV studio, the donation includes two staffs who will be stationed at the hub for the next four years, courtesy of the Mastercard-Cyber school partnership.

The two will train the hub admins on setting up users and their environments, as well as guiding students on content browsing, assignment submissions, using chat forums, and joining live classes.

Lecturers will also be provided with guidance on setting up courses, tests, assignments, and other related activities.

The Cyber School-Mastercard Foundation Uganda E-learning Initiative aims to enhance access to relevant and high-quality education for 95,000 young individuals tailored on gender parity.

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Simon Peter Nashonji
Simon Peter Nashonji
Nashonji Simon Peter is a dynamic and multi-faceted team leader, renowned for his exceptional interpersonal skills. Having graduated with a Diploma in Journalism, Nashonji is on the cusp of completing his Bachelor of Science in Journalism and Public Relations at Nkumba University. He picked his niche and started writing with Chimp Reports in 2018. Since then, he has authored and published over 500 articles that cover Business trends, Politics, Health, Sports, and Environment. To master his craft, Nashonji offered to volunteer as an Editor of Nkumba University's News Website in 2022, a position he has held to date. On 1st July 2023, He joined the Editorial team of Ubuntu’ Magazine, a Rotary District 9214 (Uganda and Tazania) Monthly News product. Beyond the realm of academia, Nashonji is deeply involved in the governance of Airforce Senior Secondary School his Alma Mata, where he serves as a member on the Board of Directors. He is currently, the President Airforce S.S.S Alumni Society, President Samia Student's Association of Nkumba University and at the same time President of the Media Challenge Fellowship, 2023 cohort. "Opportunities multiply as they are seized and only dwindle when neglected."


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