Bishop Comboni's annual celebration of its growing campus and its founder took place on October 8th, 2022. The successful integration of the new vocational program into an outstanding school has made this an amazing year.
Inspired by the "Skilling Uganda" initiative, this dynamic program is a part of every student's life. Each student must choose one vocational course; Agriculture, Plumbing, Carpentry or any of the other courses offered. They pursue their academic subjects along with a vocational course for their first three years. At that time, the successful passage of an exam will provide them with a Certificate in their chosen field. They may opt for more training in that field or remain on campus to complete O Levels and A Levels.
This look at the trades has inspired some of the students to change their focus, even though they remain on an academic track. One example is a student who recently used this knowledge of trades to identify Civil Engineering as his goal. It is creating a balance of knowing how things work and wanting to be a larger part of the planning for making the world around them function well. Respect for all aspects of life is a wonderful lesson.
We congratulate Bishop Comboni for becoming an even greater school. It is more dynamic and vibrant because of this diversity.
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