CEES holds a stakeholders consultative meeting on Community Learning


On 24th November 2014, the Centre for Lifelong Learning conducted a stakeholders’ consultative meeting on Community Learning Centres (CLC) based on the Japenese Kominkan experiences. The aim of the meeting was to indentify the learning needs of slum dwellers in the Makerere neighbourhood.

Promoting Makerere University Knowledge Transfer Partnerships

Centre for Lifelong Learning is a key player in promoting Makerere University Knowledge Transfer Partnerships. Centre for Lifelong Learning’s Cordinator Dr Ngaka has revealed that Centre will play a role in promoting service learning mode of training. Partnerships will be formed between Makerere University and businesses to solve problems identified by either party.

4th National Intergenerational literacy learner's conference

CEES’ Centre for Lifelong Learning organized the 4th National Intergenerational Literacy Learners’ Conference in Uganda at St Joseph’s College, Omabaci in Arua District. The theme this year was “ICT Literacies for Community mobilization and sustainable local economic development in Uganda” The event was attended by 416 participants including community members and students. Activities included a health camp, computer training, group discussions on ICTs, personal experiences and traditional dances. 

By Sheila Mwebaze Tindi

CLL receives vsitors from the Golden Key International Honour Society (GKIHS)

From November 19 – 20, the Chairman Board of Directors of the GKIHS Dr. Derek Swemmer and the GKIHS South African Regional Director Ms. Charlene Gunter were in Uganda on a fact finding mission to Makerere University. The visit follows an application Dr. Willy Ngaka, the National Coordinator, Centre for Lifelong Learning made to the management of the GKIHS to start a chapter that will serve the students of Makerere University irrespective of their disciplines.

Co Author of Adult Literacy book visits College of Education and External Studies




The 2nd international conference on Lifelong Learning and Social Exclusion in an international context

Invitation to participate in "Project proposal writing and resource mobilization skills development training"

Dr James Urwick


The College would like to take this opportunity to  give a warm goodbye to one of our Academic staff. Dr James Urwick is leaving us after 12 months of service. He has been a great addition to the College and East African School for Higher Education Studies and Development where he specialized in policy and planning at school level. He has been the CEES Representative on the Board of Research and Graduate Training. Dr Leah Sikoyo has taken over from him as our representative on this committee. 

Partnering to rise awareness about socially stigmatized disease across the borders

With deep sorrow, we inform you of the death of Prof. Samuel Olajide Owolabi which occurred on Saturday 19th May at a hospital in Dar es Salaam.

The late Prof. Owolabi was the Commonwealth Chair in Educational Planning at the Makerere University East African School of Higher Education Studies and Development. He was also the founding editor of the Makerere Journal of Higher Education

CLL's workshop on re-orientating upcountry Centre Coordinators

 On  17th and 18th February 2012, the Centre for Lifelong Learning organized a workshop  for its upcountry centre coordinators  at Rest Gardens Hotel, Bweyogerere. The workshop was organized to offer participants an opportunity to appreciate recent developments in the University and to lay strategies to boost the programmes of the Centre country wide.

Centre for Lifelong Learning’s Abim Centre graduates its first

Centre for Lifelong Learning on October 21, 2011 graduated 22 learners who successfully completed their short course leading to the award of Certificate in Public Administration and Management of Makerere University. The course which was in line with the CLL motto, “taking Makerere University to the communities and bringing the communities to Makerere University” ran from June – October 2011 at Abim Secondary School.


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