KCCA ED Kisaka Flags Off Kampala Teams for National Ball Games

Dorothy Kisaka, Executive Director of the Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA), kickstarted a vibrant event at KCCA Lower Gardens, flagging off representatives from Kampala’s schools for the National School Musical Festival and Ball Games. This dynamic gathering underscored the crucial role of extracurricular activities in shaping education and nurturing holistic child development.

Emerging as champions, Buganda Road Primary School, Nakivubo Blue Primary School, and Clever’s Origin Primary School secured the honor of representing Kampala at the National School Musical Festival in Mbarara district. Their victories symbolized the dedication and talent thriving within the city’s educational institutions.

Simultaneously, a skilled contingent of young athletes from diverse Kampala schools will proudly represent KCCA in the Ball Games in Hoima district. The ball games encompass football, netball, and handball, spanning both boys’ and girls’ categories.

Kisaka, addressing pupils, educators, and guests, highlighted the broader significance of extracurricular pursuits in molding well-rounded individuals. Beyond academics, education encompasses building confidence, nurturing performance abilities, and fostering inherent talents.

Commending the government’s recognition of sports and games’ pivotal role in education, Kisaka encouraged all schools to actively engage in music, dance, and drama activities, fostering creativity and self-expression.

During the event, Buganda Road Primary School and Clever’s Origin Primary School delivered engaging performances on birth registration and malaria prevention through song. Nakivubo Blue Primary School added cultural vibrancy with a traditional dance, showcasing the joy co-curricular activities infuse into education.

Charles Maginot, Deputy Director of Education and Social Services, stressed the importance of nurturing children’s talents and holistic development. He emphasized the value of events like these in showcasing young learners’ multifaceted abilities.

This event resoundingly affirmed the pivotal role of holistic education in Kampala’s schools, setting the stage for a future where young talents continue to shine brightly.

***
END

WhatsApp Follow Button

Your Page Title

The Black Examiner®.

We come to you.

Want to send us a story or have an opinion to share? Send an email to editorial@examiner.co.ug or Join Our WhatsApp CHANNEL