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11:15
11:15

Learners Shun Schools in Bundibugyo over ADF Attacks DR. Congo 5 3

School administrators say that few learners have turned up after rebels on Wednesday night killed dozens of people and caused thousands to flee into Uganda. They say many learners and parents fear that the group might overrun schools with intentions to abduct the learners.
15:26
15:26

Parents, Educationists Ask Gov't To Disseminate Sexual Reproductive Health Messages in Schools 1 3 Top story

Asiimwe says that whereas parents could be trying to give basic information to their children, they are limited by cultural barriers and a lack of appropriate knowledge. Masika Kulthum, the Assistant Kasese District Education Officer-DEO, says that schools play a fundamental role in young people's behavior.
16:19
16:19

18 Headteachers' Appointments Withdrawn Until Refund of Stolen Capitation Funds head teachers 1 2

The CAO Fred Kalyesubula says the implicated headteachers have been given up to one week to refund the money and account for its withdrawal without due procedures.
10:58
10:58

Bundibugyo District Records Over 3,000 Teenage Pregnancies In Last one Year health facilities 1 5

Dr. Christopher Kiyita, the Bundibugyo District Health Officer-DHO, says that the victims are at the risk of developing health complications including fistula as a result of producing before their bodies are fully developed.
06:45
06:45

Bundibugyo Head Teachers to Face Trial For Exam Malpractices 5 1

In September, Uganda National Examinations Board - UNEB cancelled the Primary Leaving Examinations-PLE results of 273 pupils from the district after being found guilty of examination malpractices.
17:08
17:08

Floods, Vandals Destroy Schools in Bundibugyo as Re-opening Nears 7 4

Bundibugyo District Education Officer, John Byamukama told URN at his office that they have conducted an inspection in 30 schools in the district and found out that many of the schools have lost properties to thieves and suffered an invasion from local communities who have destroyed structures and turned school premises into grazing grounds.
10:28
10:28

1,156 Teachers, Non-Teaching Staff Vaccinated Against COVID-19 in Bundibugyo 1 3

Schools and other educational institutions were first closed in March 2020 shortly before Uganda registered its first cases of COVID-19. Although they were re-opened in October 2020, the second wave of infections forced the government to close schools again in May 2021 and they have since remained closed.
10:45
10:45

UNEB Cancels PLE Results of 273 Bundibugyo Candidates 1 2

The Bundibugyo District Education Officer, John Byamukama says some of the head teachers have recorded statements at police and incase of criminal offences they will be prosecuted.
12:21
12:21

Bundibugyo Registers Spike in GBV, Child Abuse Cases Domestic Violence 1 4 Top story

Faith Kabafumu, the OC in charge of the Child Protection Unit, says that children are the most affected in these cases. She says that the COVID-19 lockdown has exposed children to a risky lifestyle and to offenders who usually take advantage of their age and domestic challenges.
10:50
10:50

Struggling Community School in Bundibugyo Asks for Gov’t Take Over bundibugyo district 3

According to the Head teacher of the school, Saidi Orikiriza, the community used to fund the operations of the school by paying 3 Million Shillings every term, but currently, they can’t even realize 200,000 Shillings.
10:05
10:05

Over 200 School Girls Impregnanted in Bundibugyo During Lockdown 4 2

Grace Pamela Adong, the Bundibugyo District Probation Officer, says a number of girls aged between 13 and 18 years might not return to school because they are either married, breastfeeding or still be pregnant.
08:45
08:45

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

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.
07:40
07:40

Bubukwanga Teachers, Students Decry Lack of Scholastic Materials library 2 3

Happy Johnson, the school director of studies says the lack of a library means the learners are unable to add more knowledge to what they have already acquired in class.
15:51
15:51

Bundibugyo Teachers Join WhatsApp Groups To Share New Teaching Guides curriculum 5 3

Silver Kyomuhendo, a science teacher at the government aided Bubukwanga secondary school in Bubukwanga Sub County, explains that her school hasn’t received some teaching guide and materials like text books from the Ministry as planned. She says to resolve this problem they have been forced to start WhatsApp where they can share the material.
17:31
17:31

Primary Schools in Bundibugyo Lacking Lhubwisi Instruction Materials 3

In Bundibugyo district there are no Kwamba and Lhubwisi instruction materials (books) to use under the thematic program for lower primary. The Bamba and Babwisi account for more than 50 percent of the population in Bundibugyo but Schools instead use Lhukonzo instruction materials.
16:28
16:28

Kitsolima Primary School in Appalling State 4 3

Pupils are taught in three mud and wattle structures with no windows and doors.
14:14
14:14

Bundibugyo Deputy RDC Closes Boarding Sections of 7 Private Schools

Richard Magezi, the Bundibugyo District Inspector of Schools notes that the schools have been operating boarding sections illegally until when they conducted an impromptu visit on Wednesday and caught them rend handed.
13:43
13:43

UNEB Releases Bundibugyo PLE Results 1

Last week, UNEB announced that it had withheld the results of eleven schools in Bundibugyo over allegations of examination malpractice affecting 600 candidates. UNEB disclosed that it had received information from security indicating that some teachers had been found writing answers for candidates on chalkboards and that the parents of the learners had paid Shillings 50,000 to facilitate the malpractice.
10:15
10:15

Schools Collected Money to Aid Examination Malpractice – Bundibugyo Education Officials 1 4

The Bundibugyo District Inspector of Schools - DIS, John Byamukama, says from the day the results were withheld, he has met a number of parents who have confessed that some head teachers asked them to contribute some money a few days to the examination but didnt tell them what is was meant for.
17:56
17:56

Anger as Bundibugyo District Suspends School Management Committees education act 2008 2

Arnold Bagonza, a parent of Ntandi Primary School says the district was harsh in its decision. He says the SMCs members have been visiting the school and interacting with teachers and the parents frequently.
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