PARENTS READING WITH LEARNERS

"Let's read together"
The Ministry ofEducation and Sports (MoES) in partnership with the United States Agency forInternational Development (USAID) launched the Uganda Learning Campaigndubbed Tusomere Wamu meaning let's read together in February 2018. 

The campaignaimed at promoting active parental engagement in their children's readingpractice at home. Campaign activities included: running daily radio adverts andjingles, weekly radio programs and TV adverts on selected stations, conductingdrama shows in at least 20 communities around government aided primary schoolsand head teachers inviting parents to schools for one-on-one meetings on thecampaign. 

To avail reading materials at home, 600,000 story cards were given toprimary schools for learners to borrow and read with their parents at homeduring the campaign. The First Lady and Minister of Education and Sports Hon.Janet Museveni presided over the function.