Grace K Baguma

Director
NCDC Staff

Grace is the Director of the National Curriculum Development Centre since July 2015. She served as a Deputy Director from the year 2006 to 2015 in the same organization. Before that, she was a Curriculum Specialist in-charge of Business Studies at the same Centre.

As an experienced Curriculum Development Specialist, Grace has a vast knowledge and experience in development and design of curriculum materials, text book writing and publishing and development of other non-text book learning materials. She is also a seasoned teacher having taught at high school, tertiary institutions and University.

She holds a Masters Degree in Public Administration and Management, A Bachelors of Education, a Diploma in Advanced Study Technical Education and Diploma in Education from Makerere University. She also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Curriculum Design and Development from the Open University of Tanzania. Currently she is pursuing a Masters Degree in Curriculum Design and Development in the same University.

Grace has over the years risen in the ranks in the Education sector from a classroom teacher to a Curriculum Developer. She has headed a number of Education Projects at the Centre including one on the integration of ICTs in the Curriculum

Between 2013 and 2015, Grace served as an IGAD (Inter Governmental Agency for Development) Curriculum expert to the Government of South Sudan having been seconded by the Government of Uganda.

Personal Philosophy:

Each and every child has the potential to bring something unique and special to the world.  As a Curriculum Developer, I strive to nurture this potential through dedicating synergies to provide quality Curricula, this is what will make the world a better place to Live in for all of us.

Achievements

Grace has successfully overseen initiation, development and implementation of activities and policy reforms at the Centre in line with the Centre’s Strategic Plan and other National and International aspirations. Specific achievements include successful supervision and organizing of the international workshop on Curriculum for Sustainable Learning in May 2018, Facilitated training sessions in various academic workshops, participated in writing manuals for Aids programmes, wrote UNESCO paper on incorporating ICTs into teaching and Learning, Developed entrepreneurship training materials with UNIDO for Ugandan schools. Trained ToTs in entrepreneurship Skills. Developed Materials for Capital Market Authority Uganda. Developed Literature Review on Education Uganda for SNV.

The above activities fit within the Centre’s Strategic Objectives and have helped to enrich the Country’s Curriculum in an effort to create a skilled labour force for the Country.