BY Xpress Times Reporter
Children have to be introduced to the basics of entrepreneurship at an early stage so that they are able to fight poverty, the Principal Kampala Parent’s
School (KPS) Daphne Kato has advised.
She was speaking at the end of the week-long art and technology exhibition which took place at Kampala Parents’ School.
The principal said entrepreneurship skills will help the youth to be economically self-sustaining as opposed to looking at the government for white-collar jobs which are not handy.
Kato said her school has strategically invested in a fully-fledged integrated production scheme (IPS) faculty were pupils from all classes are exposed to several professional courses.
These courses include art and design, home economics, tailoring, handicraft and IT among others with a view to enable them become economically independent.
“We thank our bosses for putting in place all the necessary vocational skills training tools that our technical teams are using to impart key life skills to these young stars,” said Kato.
The IPS faculty at KPS is fitted with all brands of modern machines that pupils use to acquire vocational skills of their choice of which parents think can equip these pupils with knowledge for a bright future.
The Commissioner Private Schools in the ministry of education and sports George Mutekanga commended the proprietors of KPS for strategically investing in the education sector with the school offering quality education services to over 3,000 pupils.
“We commend the proprietors of KPS, the Ruparelia group, for setting up such a magnificent academic facility that has strategically enabled thousands of children to acquire world-class education for a bright future,” Mutekanga said.