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Transforming Education: The Journey of Peter Ssenyimba

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  • In 2016, Ssenyimba became acting deputy head teacher, later transitioning to the role of deputy head teacher until his appointment as head teacher at Luzira SS in 2021.
  • Ssenyimba participated in a teacher exchange program in Norway, where he discovered his leadership capabilities.

Peter Hormisdas Ssenyimba, now serving as the head teacher of Luzira Secondary School, first contemplated a career in teaching while in Senior Two. He began teaching a few years later.


“I used to assist my classmates with their studies, particularly in solving mathematical problems, which sparked my interest in teaching,” recalls Ssenyimba.
Though engineering was initially his primary career aspiration, Ssenyimba embraced education as well. Despite not pursuing his dream course, he found fulfillment in teaching.


Ssenyimba faced financial challenges after losing his father during Senior Four but received support from family members for his education.
After expressing a desire to teach at specific schools, Ssenyimba’s wish came true when he was assigned to King’s College Budo after completing his degree.


His tenure at Budo saw him taking on various roles and responsibilities, which contributed to his growth as a leader.
Ssenyimba participated in a teacher exchange program in Norway, where he discovered his leadership capabilities.
Upon returning to Uganda, he pursued a Master’s in Business Administration and subsequently held leadership positions at Budo.


In 2016, Ssenyimba became acting deputy head teacher, later transitioning to the role of deputy head teacher until his appointment as head teacher at Luzira SS in 2021.
At Luzira SS, Ssenyimba focused on enhancing the learning environment and fostering teamwork among staff.

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Under his leadership, the school witnessed infrastructural developments and academic improvements, including increased enrollment and enhanced academic performance.
Ssenyimba emphasized the importance of discipline, effective teaching methods, and collaboration among teachers to achieve success.


He acknowledged the challenge of inadequate resources, including textbooks and government-paid teachers, but remains committed to the school’s progress.
Ssenyimba aims to build upon the foundation laid by his predecessors and encourages fellow educators to serve with dedication and inspire positive change.

Through these strategies, the school’s enrollment has increased from 2,800 students in 2021 to its current count of 3,200 learners.

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