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20:32
20:32

Parents Blamed for Frustrating Enforcement of COVID-19 SOPs in Gov't Schools 4

David Kagimu, a teacher at Kajuna Church of Uganda Primary School says that despite the underlying COVID-19 threat, parents have failed to provide facemasks to their children as they go to school; frustrating the overall enforcement of COVID-19 prevention interventions. He says that it is difficult to enforce the guidelines without support from parents.
15:22
15:22

50 Percent of P3 Learners Can't Identify Alphabets - Report 5 1

The findings are based on the household assessment to test children's basic literacy and numeracy skills conducted between August and September 2021. It involved 870 volunteers and 29 Village Coordinators who visited 5,673 households and surveyed 15,033 children in 435 villages, in 29 nationally represented districts.
13:28
13:28

Makerere University Payment System Restored, Students Struggle to Raise Tuition 3 1

In September, the university transitioned from Academic Information Management System -AIMS to the Academic Management Information System- ACMIS, a new records management system, which affected payments.
14:14
14:14

Gulu University Boosts Science Lab With UGX 197M Equipment 1 1

The equipment purchased in July last year with the University fund will aid practical education for third-year students pursuing Bachelors of Science in Education and majoring in Physics.
14:04
14:04

Kabale Nursing School Struggles with Accommodation, Transport Challenges 2 1

The institution which was established in 1972, currently has an enrollment of 500 nursing students. However, Dr Sophie Namasoppo, the Chairperson of the Institution's Governing Council says that despite registering a high number of students, they do not have enough space to accommodate them.
13:19
13:19

Learners Miss School as Parents are Evicted from Disputed Land in Kikuube pupils 7 1

The contested land measuring 36-square kilometres is claimed by the Kyangwali Refugee Settlement area and over 10,000 families in Bukinda Parish, who were evicted by the Prime Minister’s office for alleged encroachment.
12:10
12:10

Low Turn Up of Learners, Teachers in Ntoroko Flooded Schools 1 3

Despite receiving the tents, the schools recorded a low turn up of learners. Paul Ninsiima the Headteacher Rwangara Primary School says that he was expecting more than three hundred learners who had been mobilized and registered to resume learning, but only 100 reported.
09:20
09:20

Mak Students in Vaccination Drive As They Agitate For Full Reopening Makerere University 6 1

Obed Tebesiga Luganda, a second-year student pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Studies notes that online studies have been challenging to him and he only hopes that vaccination of learners will help business at the institution to return to normal.
08:39
08:39

Over 70 Primary Teachers Go Without Salaries in Masaka District 5 1

Charles Zinabala, a Primary Five teacher at Kajuna Church of Uganda Primary School reveals that he last received payment in August last year and is currently struggling to sustain his family. He says he raised his concern with the District Education Officer whose promise to rectify the problem is yet to yield results.
15:08
15:08

Construction of Wol SEED School Hangs in Balance Over Land Dispute 2 2

Through their lawyer, Egaru and Company Advocates, the applicants want the court to issue a permanent injunction restraining the school and Ventorino Otto from using, claiming the land in contention, or receiving any benefits or compensation from the school occupying the land.
13:11
13:11

Aninolal Primary School Temporarily Opens as District Plans to Relocate it 3 5

Sam Ronald Ogweng, the Amolatar District Education Officer, says that with minor renovations, the school can open while the relocations plans are ongoing.
12:36
12:36

Parents Protest Delayed Repair of Classroom Blocks school 3 2

Aaron Kalenzi, the Parents Teacher’s Association-PTA chairperson, says that the pupils deserve a conducive learning environment. He says that with the makeshift structures, children might lose interest in education.
08:44
08:44

Mourners Plead for Investigation of School Fires 8 2

The mourners mainly his parents Oliver Namatovu and Kasozi Mark plus other in-laws, friends and teachers could not hold their tears as Sserugga’s coffin was lowered down the grave. Some of including Namatovu passed out and they were put on drip.
07:45
07:45

Six Teachers in Gulu City Battling Mental Illness 2 1

Irwenyo also revealed that the Gulu City Education Department still lacks qualified people to offer guidance and counseling services to handle such cases among teachers and learners.
07:07
07:07

Missing Minor Found Dead child sacrifice 3 3 Top story

Praise Lugoloobi Nakavubu had just been enrolled at Katente Church of Uganda primary school and disappeared on her third day after starting school. Police recovered her body from a thick bush near the garden of the residents in Nakisunga sub-county on Sunday.
17:30
17:30

Pupils in Ntoroko to Study in Tents 2 3

On Sunday, UNICEF delivered 10 tents each measuring 72 meters to help learners in the affected schools to enable learners to resume studies as they wait for the district to construct permanent structures.
16:51
16:51

Schools in Sironko Operating in Appalling State 7 3

At Bugunzu Primary School, Scovia Nafuna, the School Deputy Headteacher says that one of the classroom blocks had its roofs blown off and the pupils are now studying in a resource center.
16:11
16:11

Parents in Kasese Hesitant to Return Learners to School school re-opening 9 2

School administrators argue that parents are trying to avoid paying schools fees until their convinced of their children's safety.
15:03
15:03

Primary Six Pupils in Budaka Reject Automatic Promotion 6 1

Celimo Constantino and Nkowe Moses, both parents said that it makes no sense to promote the pupils to P7 when they did not study P.6.
14:53
14:53

Gov't Releases UGX 500M for Renovation of Maziba Primary School 2 3

The structures that include seven classroom blocks, head teacher’s office, staffroom, and store were destroyed by landslides in May 2020. However, there was no intervention from the government leaving teachers and parents uncertain if the school will reopen.
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