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TEF first conference on education in Teso

Teso Education Fund (TEF) will hold its first conference on education in Teso.

The conference will be on Saturday 10th April 2021, 9:00 AM UK / 11:00 AM Uganda and finish at 5:00 PM.

The conference will be online. This is the Zoom Meeting ID: 975 4333 8124 and Passcode: 017169


  1. Welcome – Ms Frances Atima, Chair, Board of Trustees, TEF Uganda.
  2. Overview of TEF and the TEF Scholarship Programme – Dr Patrick Igulot, Executive Director, TEF UK.
  3. TEF Uganda: achievements, challenges, opportunities, and plans – Mr Peter Okubal, Country Director, TEF Uganda.
  4. Testimonies from pioneer TEF scholars – Ms Harriet Amoding, Administration Officer, TEF Uganda, Soroti Office.
  5. Opening: What can Teso elite, and communities do to improve education in Teso?  – Hon. Helen Adoa, MP & Minister of State for Fisheries, Government of Uganda.
  6. Mobilisation for 2022 TEF scholarships – Mr Michael Okwalinga, Trustee, Board of Trustees, TEF UK and Clan Leader, Ateker Irarak Imorio
  7. What role can cultural institutions play to improve education in Teso? – His Highness, Papa Paul Sande Emolot, Chairman, Clan Council, Iteso Cultural Union, ICU.
  8. Status of education in Teso – Dr John Ilukor, Makerere University.
  9. Status of the girl child education in Uganda – Ms Esther Akwii, Chair, Iteso Welfare Association, Uganda / UNICEF, Uganda.
  10. Soroti University and its contribution to education in Teso – Professor John Robert Ikoja, Vice Chancellor.
  11. The role of vocational education in developing communities – Mr Bernard Ongodia, Principal, Uganda Petroleum Institute, Kigumba.
  12. What can religious institutions do to improve education in Teso? – Reverend Sam Ediau, Diocesan Secretary, Church of Uganda, Soroti.
  13. What role can civic leaders from Teso play to improve education in Teso? – Hon Peter Ogwang, MP and Minister of State for ICT & National Guidance, Government of Uganda.
  14. Closing: The role of Ugandans in the diaspora in improving education in Uganda – H.E Julius Peter Moto, High Commissioner of Uganda to the UK and Ireland
  15. Vote of thanks – Mr Leonard Opolot Oguli, Chair, Board of Trustees, TEF UK

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