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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.
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.
13:53
13:53

Makerere University Students Demand Release of Results Universities 3 1

The students are accusing the university administration of negligence and failing to respond to their plight.
08:09
08:09

Gov't Phases Out Comprehensive Nursing Course 3 1

Muyingo says the decision was made based on advice given by different stakeholders from the Ministry of Education and health.
18:08
18:08

Frustration, Tears as East High School Ntinda Closes After 23 Years 5 1 Top story

Hamis Kabogoza, a parent with three students at the school told URN that he received communication about the closure of the school on Tuesday evening. He, however, says that he only believed the letter upon arrival at the school on Thursday morning.
17:19
17:19

MOE, Save the Children Launch Go Back to School Campaign 4 1

The campaign will mainly target disabled children and learners who were involved in business when schools closed, teenage mothers, and parents who are still hesitant to take children back to school.
12:37
12:37

Kindergartens Lose Continuing Pupils to Primary Schools 7 1

Janipher Kasisiri, the Director of Kampala Quality Kindergarten, says that following the full reopening of school she has been receiving calls from parents informing her of their decision to push the learners to the primary one class.
15:01
15:01

Nabisunsa Girls School On the Spot for Selling Slots Allotted to Learners on Merit 3 1

Having scored aggregate nine in her Primary Leaving Examinations, Nakabiito’s name was among those proudly displayed on the school notice board and the head teacher's office. After this confirmation, her father Hudson Mulira paid a sum of 2.1 million Shillings to cover the cost of admission and school fees.
12:18
12:18

Private Schools Reopen Amidst Glaring Gaps of Teaching Staffs 6 1

Lydia Nalujja, the headteacher of the Castle nursery and primary school in Kawempe division, says that prior to the nationwide school reopening, they called teachers to find out those who will return for better planning.
08:02
08:02

Schools Defy Education Ministry on Fees for Senior Three Learners School Re-opening 5 1

Many of these learners had studied for only two weeks before schools were closed again following a reported rise in COVID-19 cases, in June last year. They had already paid school fees for the term that never was, and at the time, parents were told that the money would be carried forward.
17:52
17:52

Back to School: Some Parents Want Learners to Skip Two Classes 7 1

Since the learners have spent nearly two years at home, some parents want them to skip two classes. On Monday, our reporter found parents at St Martin's primary school Mulago trying to convince the headteacher to allow her in a class of her choice.
08:04
08:04

No Hope for Free Kits for COVID-19 Testing Volunteers in Schools Makerere University 3

Kigongo who hesitated to reveal the school said this exercise that’s to be conducted on Wednesday would have been impossible now if they hadn’t received a donation of 10,000 test kits. When they were brainstorming this initiative, he says they banked on government providing free kits but they have not yet gotten any indicator that this will happen soon.
15:10
15:10

School Re-opening: High Turn Up of Learners Recorded in Kampala 12 1

As early as 6:30 am learners were seen on the streets of various towns in the country walking to schools. Schools have been closed since March 2020, following the outbreak of the covid-19 pandemic.
13:16
13:16

Learners Return to Messy School Premises 4 2

At Luwero Muslim Secondary School, the headteacher Uthman Lubega, said they carried out major repairs and students only cleaned the compound.
10:22
10:22

School Reopening; Teachers Yet to Receive New O’Level Curriculum Guide 4 1 Top story

Ronald Kasadha, the Deputy Headteacher Namirembe Hillside high school in Wakiso district, says that after two years government has not provided materials for senior two. He says that fellow teachers found it difficult to prepare teaching material for the same.
08:09
08:09

Uganda Fully Re-opens Schools After 22-Months of Closure School Re-opening 5 2 Top story

Anent Mulindwa, a parent of five, says that she can now breathe a sigh of relief that children are returning to school after a long period. "My youngest daughter has not been to school for two years. She was in P.2 when schools closed. I was wondering whether she will ever go back to school," the thrilled parent noted.
14:31
14:31

Operators Deploy More Buses Upcountry Targeting School Learners Nile Star Bus 3 2

Fred Eregu, a booking clerk with Larem Safaris, which operates on the Northern route, says that they have been experiencing low passenger turn-up in Kampala since Saturday forcing them to deploy more buses upcountry.
11:29
11:29

Abridged Curriculum: Content Covered in Primary Scrapped from O-Level 3 1 Top story

Under the abridged curriculum, some repeated topics have been scrapped, others merged with teachers required to focus on selected competencies. Many topics in subjects like mathematics have been omitted. For instance, learners in S.2 will not study number bases, integers, geometry and construction, inequalities and regions, bearing, set theory, and algebra.
09:17
09:17

Kyambogo University Urge Freshers to Apply for Loan Scheme, Amidst Delayed Release of Admission Letters 2 3

The University Vice-Chancellor, Professor Eli Katunguka Rwakishaya, says the freshers should not wait for the admission letters since no one is sure when they will be released.
16:17
16:17

School Reopening: Govt Won’t Stop Non-Compliant Schools from Resuming 2

According to the Education Ministry, the Department of Education Standards last inspected schools in September 2021 and the findings indicated that only 30% of schools had pending issues that required action before they qualify to reopen.
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