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Annette M. Kiberu

Annette M. Kiberu

Annette M. Kiberu is a trained librarian and the literacy coordinator at KinderKare schools in Uganda. She serves as the supervisor of school libraries through which she orders resources, trains librarians, works with the language department on effective ways of improvement, and is in charge of literacy activities like book week.

She has worked as a school librarian and as a librarians' trainer for the last 17 years at the following schools: Kabira International, Aga Khan, Galaxy and Gems Cambridge International. She has volunteered to promote the love of reading with Uganda's universal primary schools: Kitante, Buganda road, Railways, and St Peters's.

She serves in the Kingdom of Buganda as a tourism literacy campaigner for schools and is the chairperson of the board and member of Lubiri Nabagereka Primary School and KinderKare schools, respectively. She has presented papers on the use of school libraries.

She is the former president of the Reading Association of Uganda, a role in which she oversaw a primary literacy festival, six schools' book week activities, three school librarians' workshops, four annual national literacy conferences, and the 11th Pan African Literacy for All Conference in August 2019 in Kampala, Uganda.

She is the chairperson of the International Development Committee for Africa, which is an affiliate of ILA. Other committees include the Uganda Multilingual Education Network, Uganda Children's Writers and Illustrators Association, Council of International Schools Library Committee, and Peace Corps Education Committee Uganda with which they introduced the celebration of the annual national DEAR Day.

She received the global literacy contributor award in 2018 from the World Literacy Foundation.

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