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13:26
13:26

2022 PLE Results Out With Better Performance PLE 2022 1 4 Top story

A total of 714,702 candidates passed the examinations compared to 659,910 from the previous year, meaning that overall, more pupils qualify to join the post-primary institutions this year. More than two-thirds of the candidate was from Universal Primary Education schools, according to UNEB.
11:17
11:17

UNEB Set to Release PLE Results

The examinations were conducted on November 8 and 9, 2022, with a total of 832,810 candidates registered from 14,153 examination centers. 51.9 percent of the total registered candidates were females and 48.1 percent were males. 583,769 were funded under the Universal Primary Education-UPE program, and 249,041 were non-UPE candidates.
17:36
17:36

Accountancy Qualifications Aligned to National Higher Education Framework 2 4

ICPAU and the National Council for Higher Education, have completed the development of the Uganda Accountancy Qualification Framework as a subset for the Uganda Higher Qualifications Framework, which will help universities and ably equate accountancy levels.
13:10
13:10

Poorest Learners Benefit the Least from Public Education- UNICEF

The report shows that the poorest 20 per cent of learners benefit from only 16 per cent of public funding for education, while the richest benefit from 28 per cent. Among low-income countries, only 11 per cent of public education funding goes to the poorest learners, while 42 per cent goes to the richest.
10:18
10:18

Makerere Waives Surcharge on Late Tution Payment Ahead of End of Semester Exams 1 1

Speaking to URN Muzafaluh Kabuulwa, the Guild Information, Research, and Computer Technology Minister said a number of students approached the Guild leaders to request the University Administration to waive the surcharge on late payment because their guardians were struggling.
16:48
16:48

Absence of Research Funds at Lira University Irks Education Committee 6 2

While presenting the budget execution challenges in the current financial year, Tom Richard Atim, the Lira University Planning Manager noted the lack of Research and Innovation funds continues to challenge the institution.
11:53
11:53

Mak Academic Registrar Directs Colleges to Display Interim Graduation Lists 1

The directive comes two months before the graduation ceremony of more than 12,000 students that will be held from February 13th to 17th 2023. 
17:05
17:05

University Council Asks Nawangwe to Account for Convocation Funding Makerere University 1

In a letter to Prof Nawangwe, Council Chairperson Lorna Magara said the decisions by the Council were in response to what he called the adverse developments surrounding Makerere University Convocation, including the elections for the Executive Committee.
16:07
16:07

Tanga Odoi Defends Security Actions During MaK Convocation Elections 3 1

Tanga Odoi told journalists at the Convocation offices in Makerere University today that some of the convocation members whom he referred to as hooligans behaved in a violent manner which prompted the Police to come in and restore peace. He accused them of turning the convocation into a political election in contravention of the Convocation’s rules.
15:15
15:15

Dr. Tanga Odoi Accused of Messing Makerere University Convocation Elections 1 4

Charles Odongotho, one of the contestants for the post of chairperson speaking to Uganda Radio Network said Dr. Odoi, the outgoing chairman of the Convocation has usurped the powers of the returning officer and taken over the election.
07:59
07:59

Kampala Student Center: Now a Shadow of Its Past 5 1 Top story

In its heyday, the school which was established in 1990 had come up with an alternative model that gave students both flexible and affordable learning. The model attracted hundreds of mature students which sought to learn but also gave opportunities to the less privileged, and those rejected from other schools.
08:11
08:11

Lorna Magara Re-elected Makerere University Council Chairperson 1 Top story

“During the inaugural meeting of the Makerere University council (2022-2023) …Magara and the Rt. Hon. Daniel Fred Kidega was elected as Chairperson and Vice Chairperson respectively, to serve a second four-year term,” wrote the Makerere University Secretary, Yusuf Kiranda in his communication on the development.
10:32
10:32

Makerere Students Query Delayed Renovation of Lumumba Hall 2 1

Margaret Nattabi, the Vice Guild President argues that the closure of Lumumba hall increased insecurity at the nearby Mary Stuart, the girl's hall because she believes that their male colleagues would provide them security.
18:06
18:06

Experts Propose Vending amid Mixed Opinion on School Feeding Makerere University 8 1

Dr Margaret Kabahenda, a researcher in the Department of Food Technology and Nutrition that while the government has put a lot of effort into curbing malnutrition among babies, those gains are undone shortly after children start school because many of them go hungry for all the hours they spend at school.
18:03
18:03

New Ruling Clarifies on University Delegations to National Students’ Association 2

The ruling follows a petition filed by Moses Mufakinange Omujugujugu, a student of Makerere University against the discrepancies and illegalities in the National Students Council Delegates Register, 2022.
17:55
17:55

PAC Questions Education Ministry Officials on Low Uptake of Scholarships   1

In the report, Muwanga noted that during a period of three years, from the financial year 2018/2019 to 2020/2021 received 280 scholarship offers but only 162 were filled.   Muwanga said that under absorption of scholarships denies the country the opportunity to skill its citizens.
07:07
07:07

EPRC Punches Holes in Primary School Curricula 1

Releasing findings of a research conducted in thirty-two districts where they interviewed teachers, district authorities, Parent–Teacher Association (PTA) members, and school leaders among others, Dr. Linda Nakato, a researcher at EPRC told journalists Wednesday that there is a lack of coordination in terms of what the outcomes of education should be.
12:53
12:53

Educationists Seek Ways to Promote Values, Critical Thinking Among Children 8

Senior Examinations Officer, Dan Kyagaba said, the assessment of life-skills is provided for in the national curriculum, but is not being assessed yet because it is not being taught.
17:24
17:24

PAC Questions Minister on Planned Teacher Education Institute 1

The National Teacher Policy, which was approved by Cabinet in 2019 states that UNITE, a typical university that will likely receive accreditation from the Uganda National Council for Higher Education, will take over 23 core primary teacher colleges-PTC and national teachers colleges as its satellite campuses and offer four-year degree programs for teachers.
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A Third of Digital Learning Platforms Developed Worldwide During COVID-19 Pronounced Dead

“To truly harness the potential of technology, we need to avoid simply replicating in the digital form the mistakes made in traditional in-person instruction." -UN Special Adviser for the Transforming Education Summit, Leonardo Garnier.
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