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21:11
21:11

More Boys Dropped Out of School After First School Closure – NAPE report 1

Findings of the study show that 10 percent of P.6 learners and 13 percent of S.3 learners did not return to school. Gender-wise, the proportion of P.6 girls (eight percent) who did not return to school was significantly lower compared to the boys at 10.2 percent.
17:28
17:28

COVID-19 Resilience: From Classroom to Food Café Owners covid 19 resilience 5

Two teachers of St Gracious schools in Lira district have established a food café business to earn a living as they wait for schools to reopen.
10:08
10:08

Pandemic Impact On Education More Severe Than Predicted- New Report 1 Top story

The loss according to the report titled; The State of the Global Education Crisis: A Path to Recovery report published by World Bank-UNESCO-UNICEF, is equivalent to about 14 percent of today’s global Gross Domestic Product-GDP.
20:02
20:02

Vaccination Remains Key To School Reopening – Education Ministry 3 1

Although President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni stated last month that the economy will reopen with or without vaccination come January 2022, the Education ministry insists that the vaccination response will determine the reopening to avoid closure when schools reopen.
19:48
19:48

World Bank Rep Advises Gov’t to Expand Instructional Time When Schools Reopen 1 6

Schools in Uganda have remained closed for over 80 weeks, which is the longest school closure recorded across the world, yet the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown which led to the closure of schools is projected to worsen the already waning learning outcomes in the country.
15:04
15:04

Over 5,000 Katakwi Teenagers Conceive Ahead of Schools Re-opening 16 Days of Activism 2 1

On average, about 480 girls are impregnated every month. Angiro says that this is a surprising and worrying trend for girl-child education, growth, and development. S
13:25
13:25

Four Ugandan Universities to Pilot Heritage Studies 4

Ojambo however says there is a need to first train experts in cultural heritage studies to guide learners in primary and secondary schools and also in communities.
11:19
11:19

Complaints as Cabinet Abolishes PTA Fees lunch 5 1

Recently the Minister in charge of ICT and National Guidance, Dr. Chris Baryomunsi said that the Cabinet had resolved all Universal Primary (UPE) and Secondary Schools (USE) to stop charging learners any fees as schools reopen in January next year. But parents, headteachers and local leaders have asked the government not to abolish the PTA fees until it's able to fund the schools adequately.
10:45
10:45

Gov't Yet to Decide On Feeding Mechanism For Learners 2

In 2013, the government came up with the school feeding and nutrition guidelines that were aimed to improve the child's health, nutrition and education performance. However, this is yet to be implemented.
14:40
14:40

Uganda's Teenage Pregnancies Five Times Higher than COVID-19 Positive Cases 1 2

On average 32,000 teenage pregnancies have been reported every month during the COVID-19 outbreak in Uganda. The total number of recorded pregnancies is five times the number of cumulative COVID-19 positive cases that have been reported since 2020
19:52
19:52

Gov't Launches National Campaign to Curb Defilement, Child Marriages 3

The one-year campaign is aimed at mobilizing the country to address defilement, child marriages, and teenage pregnancies so that a structured social dialogue can take place to create awareness.
19:32
19:32

Dad Graduates Alongside Daughter in Pursuit of Excellence as a Tour Guide school 1 2

Kibiina reveals that some reputable tourism agencies have been denying him high-profile clients, citing low levels of literacy and etiquette to suit their tastes and preferences in the modern adventure and leisure services industry, however, with a certificate in social work, he hopes to break such barriers.
19:07
19:07

Ndejje Students to Miss Graduation over Failure to Complete Online Exams 1 3

A section of students of Ndejje University will not graduate after they failed to submit their examinations online.
13:34
13:34

Fresh Graduate Helps the Needy to Cope with COVID-19 Effects resilience 1 5

Nkwanga notes that charity has been a lifelong passion for him in that after making close to 100 job applications in vain, he resolved to take care of children that had lost parents during the Covid-19 crisis.
11:30
11:30

Gulu University Students, Management Differ on Payment of Extra Living Out Allowance 1 3

Representatives of the students have since September this year been demanding payment of additional living out allowances for what they describe as an extended period of the second-semester academic calendar.
14:54
14:54

Refugees Turn School Furniture Into Firewood 3 3

William Kasoro the Ntoroko District LC V chairperson, says that he was shocked when he went to inspect some of the schools hosting refugees and found them vandalized beyond recognition.
09:17
09:17

Kyambogo Students Demand Deployment of Female Muslim Security Officers at Check Points Kyambogo University 1 4

According to Lule, there is a need for the administration to take practical steps such as deploying female Muslim security officers to address the recent crisis beyond issuing an apology.
08:42
08:42

Teachers, Mbale District Officials Fail to Agree on Payroll Enrollment 1 4

During their mediation meeting on Tuesday, the Principal Mbale District Human Resource Officer, Anthony Wabomba told the teachers that they were wrongly recruited and that their posting letters are fake.
19:33
19:33

Parents, Schools Remain Green About School Reopening Process 1 4 Top story

It is expected that educational institutions will re-open in January 2022, after nearly two years of closure, according to an announcement made by President Yoweri Museveni in September. Since then, the education ministry has promised to release a revised school calendar and roadmap to the pre-reopening activities in vain.
19:13
19:13

Katabi Town Council Gets Internet Hub to Facilitate Online Learning online studies 4 2

Daniel Kabanda, the Chairperson Headteachers and Teachers Association in Katabi Town Council says the hub is timely for both learners and teachers. Nabawanuka is urging the town council authorities and teachers to safeguard the hub and ensure all teachers and pupils benefit from using it.
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