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10:36
10:36

Local Govt's Asked to Vaccinate Teachers, Students by End of September

According to Dr Mwebesa, the re-opening of schools is highly dependent on the vaccination of teachers and students in tertiary institutions aged 18 years and above
20:25
20:25

UNICEF in 18 Hours of Silence to Mark 18 Months of School Closures 1 Top story

New numbers from UNESCO, released this Thursday, show that schools are now fully open in 117 countries, with 539 million students back in class, ranging from pre-primary to secondary levels. Around 117 million students, representing 7.5 per cent of the total, are still affected by complete school closures in 18 countries.
14:36
14:36

Headteachers Oppose Shifts at Primary Level as Proposed for Safe Reopening 5

Several primary school head teachers in Kampala are opposed to the staggered way of reopening as proposed by the government for safe reopening that calls for having two learning shifts per day or having alternate days for the learners.
13:45
13:45

LC Chairman, 12 Teachers Arrested for Operating School in Refugee Camp 4 1

According to Kidega, besides conducting lessons illegally, the teachers and pupils were not adhering to the COVID-19 standard operating procedures including wearing face masks, observing social distancing, hand sanitizing, with majority not vaccinated.
18:53
18:53

Rotary International President Pledges to Aid Long Distance Learning Makerere University 1 1

Today, as he concluded his three-day visit to Uganda, the Rotary International President Shekar Mehta pledged partnership with the government of Uganda to support distance learning through raising resources to procure supportive equipment like radios and televisions. He was addressing journalists after a visit to Makerere University which hosts one of the seven Rotary Peace Centres across the World.
16:19
16:19

Imbalances Cited in UGX 530b Secondary Education Expansion Project Parliament 6 1

The project will see 116 schools constructed. Of these, 84 schools will be constructed in non-refugee hosting districts while 32 new schools will be constructed in the refugee-hosting districts. at least 61 existing schools in refugee-hosting districts will also be expanded.
12:17
12:17

Dwelling Places, Mengo Help 280 Children to Access Learning Materials Buganda Kingdom 5

Hamza Ssempala, one of the children who was selling things on the streets, says that the project has changed his life and that of his mother tremendously. He now has access to books, coaching, and his mother is empowered financially.
06:15
06:15

Education Ministry Investigating Closure of Gulu Clinical School Gulu City 1 2

Dr Safina Museene, the Commissioner in –charge of Health Education and Training at the Ministry of Education and Sports says a team of officials from the Ministry are in Gulu City to investigate the circumstance leading to the closure of the college and also find an amicable solution.
18:02
18:02

Katikkiro Mayiga Calls for Proper Schools Reopening 3 1

According to Katikkiro Mayiga, schools should reopen but in an orderly way preceded by the vaccination of all teachers and non teaching stuff
17:09
17:09

Gov't Sued Over Poor Quality of Education Inflicted on Learners in Bududa 1

According to the complainants, Bududa has continued to be one of the worst-performing districts academically at national level due to the low funding of the education sector in Uganda. The complainants want the court to order the Ministry of Education and Sports to develop a national affirmative policy on UPE education that will see more monies sent to the schools.
14:40
14:40

Makerere Students Displeased With Postponement of Exams Makerere University 1 3 Top story

“A stress test carried out on the capacity of MUELE servers were run through administering a quiz on Saturday last week. Whereas 4813 users were online, only 2474 equivalent to 51.4 percent were able to complete with submission of their work,” Kakumba said in a circular issued on Sunday.
12:35
12:35

Acholi Parliamentary Group Calls for Immediate Re-opening of Gulu Clinical School Gulu City 1 1 Top story

According to the circular issued by the school, diploma students under government sponsorship would pay Shillings 1.47 million up from Shillings 1.27 million while private sponsored students would pay Shillings 2.5 million from the initial Shillings 2.077 million.
19:15
19:15

Kitgum Fails to Hit Target for Teachers COVID-19 Vaccination 1 3

The district had targeted to vaccinate 1,829 teachers out of which, 1,189 are in the district and 640 in the Municipality. Kitgum Resident District Commissioner William Komakech, however, says by Thursday last week, only 427 teachers out of the targeted 1,829 had received their first and second jab.
18:34
18:34

Gov't has No Plan to Vaccinate Children Below 15 Years -MOH 1

According to officials from the health ministry, vaccinating teenagers or children aged 12 to 15 will be a waste of vaccines since children are not as susceptible to COVID-19 infections as adults are. They say the Pfizer vaccines will be set aside for persons in the high risk groups that will not be vaccinated
13:47
13:47

Educationists Call for Teacher Retooling as Part of School Reopening Plan 1 5

The learners had been scheduled to return to school on June 7, 2021, a day before the government announced a second lockdown. Before this, hospitals had recorded an overwhelming number of patients, and hundreds of them had been reported from schools, sending the lower primary classes further into slumber.
13:04
13:04

Luwero Teenage Mothers Struggle To Look After Children 5 1 Top story

A primary six pupil at Kanjuki Parents Primary School in Kamira sub county got pregnant during the first COVID 19 Lockdown after a 29-year-old man lured her into sex with cash donations of less than 30,000 shillings.
09:19
09:19

Former ADF Rebels Ask Government to Support Them Acquire Formal Education ex-combatants 4 1

According to Wilson Maguniha Wilson one of the reporters most ex-combatants in the region experience difficulties in reading and writing.
08:31
08:31

Nawangwe Promises Stable Network as Online Exams Start Examinations 2 1

Professor Barnabas Nawangwe, the University Vice-Chancellor, has allayed the fears of the student about the issues of the network. He says that they have installed new servers to support wider coverage.
13:12
13:12

Government Earmarks UGX6B to Build 2 Seed Secondary Schools in Buvuma Buvuma District 4 1

DEO Bugembe says in Bwema sub-county, Namatale Seed School is going to be the first secondary school to be built, serving 12 different islands making the sub-county. He adds that it will also help the sub-counties in the far island sub-counties like; Lyabaana, Lwaje, Lubya and Bugaya which are also lacking secondary schools.
15:55
15:55

UNEB Releases PLE Results of 2 Schools Previously Withheld in Kabarole 4 2

Richard Rwabuhinga the Kabarole district chairperson said the district officials together with a section of pupils from the two primary schools were able to defend the results of the affected schools following an invitation by UNEB.
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