Sauti Za Wanainchi survey found that nine out of ten of those who became pregnant in the previous six months were in school before the pandemic-related closures and a little over (56%) are planning to return to school.
Dr. Bernadette Nambi, the Deputy Executive Director NCDC noted that the teacher training institutions are expected to ensure that the forthcoming student teachers are conversant with the new lower secondary curriculum.
According to Lamaro, through ARSDP, UPIK partnered with the French Institute of Petroleum-IFP training from France to support the institution to adopt its curricula and training infrastructure to international standards, adding that the partnership has seen the institution develop five competency-based Oil and gas courses for technicians, construct and equip five new training workshops for the delivery the courses.
Richard Irwenyo, the Gulu City Principal Education Officer revealed that in Layibi Central Primary School in Laroo –Pece Division, the vandals destroyed a fence and all the lightning arresters installed under the FICHTNER Batch II Project.
In the suspension letter to the affected students, Professor Henry Alinaitwe, the Acting Makerere University Vice-Chancellor, said that over 150 windowpanes across 91 windows at both Mitchel and University Halls were shattered.