In accordance with the National Teacher Policy (2019) and Universities and Other Tertiary Institutions Act 2001, UNITE is envisaged as a specialized Other Degree Awarding Institution mandated:

  1. To provide niche based programmes only in education in both pre-service and in-service students at all levels of teacher education; that is, pre-primary, primary, secondary and University education;
  • To work and collaborate with the National Teacher Council (NTC) in implementing Continuous Professional Development (CPD) programmes to all teachers in Uganda and provide pedagogical support to Higher Educational Institutional in Uganda;
  • To provide technical support services to the NTC with regard to the professional support offered by NTC in the accreditation of Teacher Education Programmes in Higher Education Institutions in Uganda.

To provide professional and technical advice to NTC and MOES on the development of the teaching profession in Uganda.