Uganda, April 18 -- The Minister of State for Higher Education, Dr John Chrysostom Muyingo, has applauded Agha Khan University for undertaking key and strategic investments in education.

Dr Muyingo was on April 17 speaking at a conference organised by the Aga Khan University's Institute of Education Development. He said the education sector holds the key for growth and development of the country.

Educationists, teachers and policy makers from Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania have converged in Kampala to reflect, learn and deliberate on much needed improvement of teacher educators as an effort to cause a shift in the quality of education in the region.

The three-day Foundations for Learning (F4L) Conference is running under the theme, "Empow...