Joseph was born in Kakiri, Wakiso district, in Central Uganda. He is a graduate teacher and holds a Diploma in Psychotherapy. Joseph was the Director of Studies at St. Mbaaga’s College Naddangira from 2003 to 2005. He was Deputy Headmaster 2010 and then Headmaster of Peace Secondary School, Bukoba Tanzania since 2011.
The book is aimed at nurturing skills for academic excellence. Students studying, understanding and practicing the skills contained in the book should be able to achieve higher grades than would otherwise be. The topics include forming academic attitude, revision process, study skills and understanding examinations.