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16:54
16:54

15 Luwero Headteachers In Trouble Over Failure To Account For UGX 81M 1 1

In 2019/20, Luwero District received over Shillings 2.1 billion from the Ministry of Education and Sports to cater for 230 schools. The district deposited the funds into school accounts for the purchase of instructional and scholastic materials, co-curricular activities, contingency expenditure, school management and administration.
17:52
17:52

Learners in Luwero Stranded As Former Head Teacher Evicts School 3

Herbert Kigo, the Chairperson of Luwero District Finance Committee says that the district has since relocated its eight teachers together with some learners to the temporary structure at Kibanyi Church of Uganda to ensure that the community doesn’t lose the Universal Primary Education-UPE Programme.
18:18
18:18

Luwero District Officials, UMSC Disagree Over Name of Seed School 1

Mulindwa said that the government took over Luwube Muslim Secondary School which was in existence and they agreed that it turns into a seed school but not rename it.
11:50
11:50

Nakaseke Chairperson Rejects Request To Postpone Sanctions Over Poor PLE Result 6 1 Top story

Gloria Namuli, the Deputy Headteacher of Kibose Church of Uganda Primary School, says that due to the fear of the sanctions, some headteachers may resort to examination malpractices to save their jobs.
17:10
17:10

Luwero District Turns to Parents as Desk Shortage Worsens in Schools 1 4 Top story

Burton Bumba, the headteacher of Luwero Boys Primary School, says that before the COVID-19 induced lockdown, they had less than 1000 learners but their current enrollment stands at 1306 pupils.
09:02
09:02

Diocesan Education Coordinators Warned Against Nominating Incompetent SMC Members education act 1 4

The State Minister for Higher Education Dr. John Chrysestom Muyingo said that several SMCs and boards appointed by Churches are not functional because members have no background in the education sector
13:42
13:42

Gov't Schools Grapple With Huge Number of Learners classroom blocks 2 5

Hajji Abdul Noor Lwanga, the Headteacher of Target Community College in Wobulenzi town council explains that prior to the school closure, they had 768 students but their enrollment stands at 1011 learners.
13:53
13:53

Several Men Reported for Failing To Pay School Fees for Their Children school requirements 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.
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.
10:26
10:26

Schools Apply Daily Fees Charges to Woo Struggling Parents school fees 1 5

Learners returned to schools on Monday, January 10, 2022, after 22 months of closure over the COVID 19 pandemic. However, many learners are still home as parents hustle to return their children over lack of fees and other requirements.
18:19
18:19

Police Foil Fresh Strike At Bukalasa Agricultural College Poor sanitation 2 4

On Monday night, students of Bukalasa Agricultural College went on strike and threw stones in the compound in protest against sitting examinations without studies, sexual harassment, and poor sanitation among other complaints.
11:39
11:39

Schools Dedicate First Week to Counselling for Learners Economic activities 7 2

Learners, across the country, are returning to school this week after 22 months of shutdowns which were effected as one of the measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Although some learners were studying online during the time, many others, especially in rural areas have not had any interaction with a teacher since the closure in March 2020.
15:57
15:57

40 Schools Fail to Reopen in Greater Luwero school reopening 2 4

Daniel Ssajjabi the Chairperson of Luwero District Private Primary and Secondary Schools Association says that the affected schools were closed because some were being hosted in rental buildings and the directors were unable to pay arrears over prolonged lockdown.
13:34
13:34

Gov't Schools in Luwero Yet to Receive Funds Ahead of Reopening Capitation Grants 4 1

In October last year, the Education Ministry released 50 percent of the first quarter capitation grant for all government-aided schools to help them prepare ahead of the scheduled January 10th reopening.
11:09
11:09

Nakasongola Pupils To Resume Studies In Tents School Reopening

Fredson Kakooza Wilson, the LC 3 Chairperson of Nabiswera sub-county, says that they secured five acres of land at Kalwara village to relocate Moone Primary School to ensure the 265 learners continue with studies.
12:23
12:23

Luwero Retired Teachers Form Association 1 3

Ssentongo said that the current Pensioners’ Association has been asking retired teachers about 50,000 shillings before recommending them to access benefits something which is unfair and unnecessary.
11:19
11:19

Complaints as Cabinet Abolishes PTA Fees lunch 1 5

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.
17:59
17:59

150 Teenagers in Luwero Acquire Life Skills to Deal With Lockdown resilience 2 5

Safe Spaces was launched after the March 2020 directive by President Yoweri Museveni to have all schools and learners sent home following the outbreak COVID 19. The pandemic has since ravaged economies across the globe and killed over five million people.
15:29
15:29

Police Investigates Cause of Fresh Fire Outbreak At Katikamu SDA SS fire out break

Julius Namansa, the Headteacher of Katikamu SDA SS says that the school will replace the learner’s property to enable them to continue learning since the damage wasn’t much.
12:38
12:38

Kadhi Stops Headteachers from Nominating SMC Members education act 2008 4 1 Top story

Sheikh Ramadhan Mulindwa, the Luwero District Kadhi has confirmed receiving the notification from the DEO and directed Imams and country sheikhs to handle the nomination of SMC members at the 34 Muslim founded schools in the districts.
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