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20:54
20:54

We Can't Compel Schools to Waive Fees Balances-Minister 2

Zenar Nasur the Luwero District Secretary for Education says that schools remained empty on day one after parents failed to pay fees to allow their children return for studies.
19:39
19:39

KCCA Moves to Teach the Value of Handwashing in Schools 3 3

The day coincided with the reopening of schools, after more than six months of no activity. And as a condition for their reopening, schools are required to increase handwashing facilities to keep coronavirus disease at bay, as experts say that hand hygiene interrupts the transmission of the virus that spreads the COVID-19.
18:38
18:38

Dr Kamunyu's Suspension Illegal-Mak Tribunal 1 Top story

“The tribunal found out that by failure to disclose the particular policy or policies and relevant provisions or sections that were breached the appellant was denied an opportunity to adequately prepare his defence thus violating the appellants right to fair hearing, which is a principle of natural justice, “the ruling reads in part.
18:11
18:11

Boarding or Day; Parents Puzzled with New Guidelines in Schools 2 1

As one of the guidelines for reopening, the schools were told to either operate day or boarding but not both. Most schools decided to operate as a boarding section will help to minimize the risks and also ensure high academic concentration.
17:20
17:20

Bat Valley Pupils, Teacher Spend First Day without Meals 2 3

The headteacher, James Wonyaka, says the school had no funds to provide the learners with meals following their return after a six month’s break.
16:52
16:52

Schools to Dedicate First Days to Counsel, Re-orient Learners 3 1 Top story

Jane Kyakuwa, the headteacher of Kitante Primary school, says some of the learners they have received seemed to have forgotten the names of their teachers. Kyakuwa says in such circumstances, it's important to help the learners adjust to the learning environment.
16:06
16:06

80 Schools Not Allowed to Reopen in Tororo 3 1

Tororo District Inspector of Schools Francis Tabu has revealed that after carrying out inspections 225 primary schools, 36 secondary schools, 5 technical institutes and 1 teacher’s college have been cleared to reopen today.
15:10
15:10

Seven Teachers in Fort Portal Arrested for Failure to Wear Masks Steven Asiimwe 1 1 Top story

According to the guidelines, all staff and learners are required to wear face masks all the time. Schools are expected to ensure learners wash hands, observe the recommended social distance of 2 meters and record the body temperature of everyone in the schools.
13:36
13:36

Pictorial: Kasese Schools Emphasize Adherance to SOPs as Finalists Return COVID-19 SOPs

This morning, a number of finalists reported to school for the resumption of their studies.
12:24
12:24

Average Turn Up in Kasese As Schools Reopen new school term 2 5

At Kamaiba Primary School, 40 pupils out of the total enrolment of 133 had reported by 7:30 a.m.
11:45
11:45

Strict Adherence to SOPs As Schools Reopen in Kampala 1

At some of the schools visited by Uganda Radio Network reporters, many learners reported wearing face masks. The learners were also expected to either wash their hands using soap and water or use alcohol-based hand sanitizers.
11:10
11:10

61 Schools Cleared to Reopen in Entebbe Municipality 6 4

Daniel Ndagga, the Principal Education Officer says that the team assessed all the 67 primary schools and 13 secondary schools in the municipality. However, 52 Primary and 9 Secondary Schools have been issued certificates of compliance.
11:10
11:10

Ministry to Display Lists of Approved Schools On Notice Boards, Public Spaces 1 2

Benson Kule Baritazale, the head of the inspection team for school reopening at the department of education standards, notes they have adopted the system to save parents from enrolling their children in unauthorized schools thus saving them from wasting resources and time.
09:53
09:53

East Kololo Primary School Wants Police, LDU Detach Relocated from School Premises 2

East Kololo and part of Shimoni Demonstration School have been home to hundreds of Local Defence Unit and Field Force Unit personnel since President, Yoweri Museveni announced the nationwide lockdown in March this year as part of the Covid19 control measures.
09:01
09:01

Masaka District Fails to Complete Schools Inspection Exercise MINISTRY OF HEALTH 1 4

By Wednesday out of over 200 education institutions distributed across Masaka district, the assessment team had inspected 174 centers, and had only issued 100 certificates of compliance to schools that passed the compliance tests.
08:45
08:45

Education Authorities Clear 121 Schools to Re-Open in Bundibugyo District bundibugyo schools 2 1

According to the DEO Bundibugyo District Justus Bithaghalire, the district had given a go ahead to schools that scored atleast 60 percent of the recommended Standard Operation Procedures (SOPs) issued the Ministry of Education and Health to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
08:40
08:40

400 Schools Certified to Reopen in Kampala 1 3

Juliet Namuddu, the Director of Education and Social Services in KCCA, says the schools have fulfilled the guidelines and Stanard Operating Procedures-SOPs announced by the government to protect the learners from contracting COVID-19 while at school.
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