Performance management tools are very critical to planning and assessing the level at which the Organization mission and vision have been reliased. While opening the refresher training at St Katherine secondary school in Lira district Assistant Commissioner Performance Management David Watuulo highlighted the importance of the refresher training as strategy to awaken the sleeping giant of planning and Assessment of teachers in teaching.
Head of schools in Lira generally acknowledged the need to wake up the sleeping giant of performance management something they last interacted with while at University . The call for a renewed efforts to impart skills of planning and assessment of their teachers was timely and a welcome move to be supported and implemented with immediate effect.
Among the issues raised by the teachers that sometimes affect the implementation of such good policies and guidelines from the central government was the attitude of their supervisors and especially the Human resource Officers and Chief Administrative Officers in district who rarely support them during their work. When it comes to presenting challenges of salary irregularities, salary arrears, salary annual increments and confirmations they have BEEN GIVEN LIP SERVICE.