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Handover of the Civil Service College Uganda Multimedia Studio

Civil Service College Uganda (CSCU) – Jinja was est. on 1st July 2010 under the Min. of Public Service. The College is responsible for in-service training, strengthening public policy research, providing advisory services and supporting innovations for improved service delivery.

Despite the efforts made in the past to deliver on its mandate using on-site and off-site training approaches, the College still has limited reach across the public service. For the past two years, the College on average trains 2500 Public Officers compared to the current carrying capacity of the college of approximately 7500 officers per year from a total stock of 320,000 public officers.

Arising out of the above challenges, In November 2019, the Ministry of Public Service through Civil Service College Uganda established an E-Learning Management System (LMS) to effectively deliver its mandate. (https://e.cscu.go.ug/).  

CSCU E-Learning platform

In March 2021, The Ministry of Public Service (MoPS) engaged Eight Tech Consults to establish a multimedia studio to fully operationalize the LMS, develop audio/video content, facilitate documentation, provide a repository for training materials and resource centre for the college.

This assignment involved the following tasks;

  1. Supply all studio equipment and related components to the college.
  2. Installation of a functional multimedia studio for online streaming, development of audio/video content to support effective learning.
  3. Production of comprehensive and easy to use technical documentation such as guidelines and user manual for multimedia.
  4. Provision of training to the Technical staff on studio management and operation

On 14th March 2022, Eight Tech Consults team was led by the COO. Ssekitto Baker handed over the established multimedia studio through a handover ceremony that was graced by a virtual presence of a number of stakeholders from UNDP, MoPs, FUE among others.

The ceremony was initiated by the Commissioner Mrs. Savia Mugwanya who gave a brief background of the project and detailed the purpose of the studio, she further encouraged all members to work together to ensure it is being put to its use,

Left: Commissioner in the studio, Right: The PS Mrs. Catherine B. Musingwiire during her presentation

The ceremony was also graced with a presentation from the MoPS Permanent Secretary,  Mrs. Catherine B. Musingwiire on mindset change given the changing world and technological advancements she further appreciated the team for the efforts put in to achieve this milestone and approved the handover of the studio items and reports to the Commissioner.

Left: Commissioner Mrs. Savia Mugwanya and CPA. Baker Ssekitto in studio during the live broadcast. Right: The Technical team in the control room

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