The Uganda institute of Banking and financial services, a leading financial institution devoted to keeping professional standards in Uganda’s banking and financial services industry has committed itself to promote digital skilling in the country.
Speaking at the side-line of the ICDL onboarding meeting that took place early this month at the institute in Kampala, the Chief Executive officer of the institution, Goretti Masadde clearly echoed her commitment to ensuring all persons that pass through the institution have benefited from the knowledge and skills offered through the ICDL program.
The Uganda Institute of Banking and Financial Services (formerly The Uganda Institute of Bankers) was established in 1990 as the training and certification body for the banking and financial services industry in Uganda. Prior to its incorporation as an autonomous entity (1967-1989), it had the status of a Local Centre of the Chartered Institute of Bankers, London (now London Institute of Banking & Finance).
Trainers getting certified
Over 25 Trainers Certified in Kampala
The rate at which the absorption of digital literacy is taking shape in Uganda is more than encouraging.
A great number of teachers are embracing digital skilling and reskilling in different centers around the country. The latest being the onboarding of over 500 teachers under the umbrella of Uganda I.T teachers Association commonly referred to as ITAU. Early this week over 25 teachers received their trainer’s certificates after attending a training of trainer’s program. The program that was spearheaded by Peter Maina, The program Manager at ICDL Africa, saw teachers from top international schools in Uganda and over four Universities undertake training. While handing over certificates to the trainers at Clarke International University, Evelyne Ayot, the Registrar reechoed the Universities commitment to enabling digital.