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16:19
16:19

Social Distancing Forcing Schools to Reduce Learning Time COVID-19 1 3

The administrators noted that children's brains are active, with a lot of interest in playing, and mingling amongst themselves without adhering to the recommended COVID-19 Standard Operating Procedures.
13:53
13:53

Several Men Reported for Failing To Pay School Fees for Their Children School Reopening 5

The cases came up over the last two weeks since the reopening of schools as the government ended a 22-month long lockdown on educational institutions. But as schools re-open their gates, hundreds of learners are reported to be stuck in homes, with no fees or even money to clear the school requirements.
11:40
11:40

Leaners Stranded as Victims of Land Conflict Occupy Kwoncok Primary School Premises 5 2

The estimated 92 households with more than 470 people of Pobura clan from two villages; Lobalokodi and Lubiri villages have been staying at the school since August 22, 2021.
14:00
14:00

Education Service Commission Uncovers Cash in Job Application 1 1

Dr Asuman Lukwago, the Secretary to the Education Service Commission, confirmed the happening but declined to share details of the applicant and how much money was found in the envelope. However, Dr Lukwago says that the applicant is a male Deputy Head Teacher from the central region who was applying for the post of headteacher.
12:39
12:39

Three Unvaccinated Teachers Banned from Accessing Schools in Lira 4

The Ministry of Health last year listed teachers among high priority categories of people to be vaccinated and this was also set as a condition for the reopening of schools, which remained closed for more than 22 months as the country battled the COVID-19 pandemic.
09:13
09:13

Kyambogo University Lifts Ban On Carrying Bags Universities 1 4

On Tuesday, the University Secretary released a circular indicating that only specific laptop bags, small bags for females and light bags would be accepted after thoroughly checking at the gate.
07:34
07:34

Schools Record Poor Turn Up of Learners Two Weeks After Reopening School Reopening 8 1

Several government-aided schools in Luwero, Masaka, Rakai, Mukono, Nakaseke, Gulu and Amolator, among other districts, are struggling with a very poor turn up of learners, many of them recording less than half of the student population they had before schools were closed on March 20, 2020.
17:05
17:05

15,809 Candidates to Sit UBTEB Examinations Next Week 1 1

According to the examination body, examinations will start on January 24, 2022, and end on February 2.
16:49
16:49

Kawanda School Turns into Labour Recruitment Training Centre 1 2

Julius Beyongyera, the school proprietor said that the school could not continue operating because they were not making profits after the number of students reduced before the lockdown.
16:24
16:24

Education Ministry Yet to Regulate Dissolution of Private Schools 2 2

With the COVID-19 induced financial stress, institutions that have been out of business are limping, and in fact, many schools have closed shop turning classrooms into rentals, bars, and poultry houses, among others. But for all these institutions, all it has taken is a pronouncement by the owners and administrators that the school is no more.
13:56
13:56

Schools in Amolatar Hit by Shortage of Desks 1 3

The recommended pupil-desk ratio is three pupils per desk, but some of the schools are now struggling with six pupils per desk while in other schools, the pupils sit on the floor.
11:53
11:53

Kaberamaido Man Arrested for Locking Out Head Teacher Kaberamaido CPS 1

Ongalo, with the help of some parents, locked the office of the headteacher, Catherine Annet Eunyu on Monday. Ongalo faults Eunyu for misconduct including absenteeism, mismanagement of UPE funds, and arrogance.
11:01
11:01

Another Secondary School Abruptly Closes Days after Reopening 3

Kashambya Community College, a Private Secondary School in Rukiga district had officially reopened on January 10, 2022, when all other educational institutions were reopened. However, they announced the closure on Wednesday and refunded school fees to all learners who had reported back to school.
08:27
08:27

Delayed Release of Makerere University Admission Letters Irks Parents, Students Admissions 1 4

A notice from the Academic Registrar’s office issued on Monday indicated that the admission letters for government-sponsored students would be ready on Wednesday.
07:16
07:16

Accountants Body Prepares Crackdown on "Non-Professional Practitioners" 4

A professional accountant is one who has taken and completed a course in one of the internationally accredited professional accountancy bodies. To receive the practising certificate, one has to register as a full member of a body recognized by the government like, in the case of Uganda, the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda, ICPAU.
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 1 3

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.
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