President Museveni will on Monday November 17 commission the civil service college in Jinja aimed at providing quality in-service training, supporting public policy, research and innovation for improved performance and service delivery in the public service.
“This is a unique institution which will focus on applied learning on how to resolve work-related challenges” State Minister for Public Service Mbaguta told a press conference.
The theme of the event: Skills, development for an effective public service a key-driver for social-economic transformation will also aim at reshaping public service value system and also focus on common ethos, ethics, accountability and loyalty in the delivery of services to the people of Uganda
She added that the college will focus on training using practitioners selected based on their knowledge, skills, experience and passion for results.
The civil service college will have programs that will be designed and delivered to inform the trainees based on needs assessment. The institutional training will be evaluated before, during and after the training.
“The Civil service College participants will make a follow up to understand how they are applying the learning process and what they have learnt” Minister Mbaguta stated.
“Civil service college staff will provide support and coach the trainees after the participants have gone back to their work place” Mbaguta continued.
“The college will have a number of facilities and particularly training that drives individuals to be innovative. The college will also have an Information Technology facility and most of the training will be conducted in Jinja” she continued.