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15:58
15:58

School Fails to Resume Classes as NRM Uses Premises to Unveil New Flag Bearer Soroti City 1 1

Olinga explained that whereas some announcements were running on local radio stations indicating that the school would be hosting the NRM activity, more than 100 pupils turned up for classes.
16:38
16:38

20 Students Arrested in Soroti Over Strike Soroti City 1 1

The students went rowdy on Sunday evening after an S.4 student was assaulted by a teacher for allegedly escaping from school.
07:41
07:41

Four Students Charged with Arson, Remanded Halcyon High School 1

The students have since February 24 been in Police custody until Thursday when they were produced before Emmanuel Pirimba, the Grade One Magistrate in Soroti. They denied the charges and were remanded until Monday.
15:08
15:08

World Vision, Iteso Cultural Union Partner to End Child Marriages World Vision Uganda 3 1

Statistics from various districts of Teso indicate that more than 30,000 girls of school-going age were impregnated between 2020 and 2021. The most affected is Amuria district which registered over 11,000 pregnancies within one and a half years, according to Edward Khaukha, the World Vision Regional Manager in the area.
12:29
12:29

Schools Create Safe Spaces for Pregnant, Breastfeeding Learners Soroti District 9 2

Charles Ondoki Torac, the Head Teacher of Holy Rosary Primary School in Gulu told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that the school is welcoming all learners irrespective of their status. He says that so far the school has registered one Primary seven learner who came back with two children.
09:40
09:40

Soroti Teachers Want COVID-19 Vaccination Extended Nearer to Them 1 3

But Stephen Otim, the Chairperson of Arapai Sub County head teachers association, says that teachers find it difficult to travel for more than ten kilometers to get the COVID-19 jab because they are busy trying to cover the syllabus.
11:47
11:47

Court Quashes Audit Reports Against Soroti University Secretary judicial review 2

During the hearing, the Auditor General through an affidavit of Senior Auditor, General Bashir Lubega opposed the application, saying that the forensic investigations and reports were done in line with the National Audit Act of 2008 and therefore are in line with the required procedure.
14:09
14:09

More Learners Return to Home Schools in Teso Teso sub region 1 4

Although the government cleared semi- candidates to return to school next month, some parents have opted to enrol their children in neighbouring schools.
09:41
09:41

Over 100 Candidates Fail to Resume Classes at Soroti SS Over Fees COVID-19 Lockdown 1 2 Top story

Martin Obore Okiria, the school headteacher, says most of the absentees are students with accumulated school fees arrears.
17:13
17:13

Disagreements Emerge in Iteso Cultural Union Over Education Fund ICU Council 2 1

On August 19th, the Iteso in the diaspora dissolved Iteso Cultural Union UK and transformed the TEF project into a charity organization.
13:46
13:46

Leaders in Teso Ask Gov’t Not to Rush to Reopen Schools COVID-19 Lockdown 1 3

Leaders in Teso have raised reservations to reopen schools since the country is recording more cases of COVID-19. There are 665 confirmed cases.
12:37
12:37

Learners Struggling to Access Self- Study Material in Teso COVID-19 Lockdown 1 2

Our reporter visited Awojamoro Village in Mukongoro Sub County but found a number of children playing in their homes. Among them was Tom Eibu, a candidate of Kumi Township Primary School. He told our reporter that he has not seen any study material to help him at home.
16:43
16:43

Soroti University Head of Procurement Interdicted Soroti University 1

According to Juma Nyene, the University Communications Officer, Edongu was suspended last week to pave way for investigations into circumstances under which he was recruited into Soroti University and promoted into a senior position without following the right procedure.
11:14
11:14

Private Schools Struggling to Implement New Curriculum Soroti District 1 4 Top story

Bertha Asekenye, the Head Teacher Jeressar High School, a privately owned academic giant in Teso, says they don’t have sufficient text books for learners. She observes that while they have started teaching the new curriculum, it demands a lot for both teachers and learners.
16:05
16:05

Students Struggling with Career Development in Soroti career guidance 4 1 Top story

At Soroti Secondary School, one of the colonial schools with more than 2,000 students, some students in ‘A’ level took subject combinations basing on the preference of their parents.
14:36
14:36

We Need to Test Teachers to Improve Performance- Educationist Soroti district 1 2

Martin Okiria Obore, the National Chairperson of Secondary Head Teachers Union in Uganda,says that whereas government has done a lot in promoting science oriented education, the results are still wanting.
07:37
07:37

Over 50 Schools in Teso Face Closure Over Registration education standards 1 2 Top story

Ambrose Onoria, the Ngora Resident District Commissioner, says that all unlicensed schools will not be allowed to open for the first term come February 3rd, 2020. Onoria revealed that they have issued notices to all the schools that have not met the requirements to release children they have admitted.
11:51
11:51

Soroti Municipality Sets Strategies to Discourage Teachers from Cram Work 3 1

Party Emokor, the Municipal Inspector of Schools says they have taken issues of cramming as a serious concern that needs to be handled in order to help learners, not only pass examinations but possess knowledge and skills for survival.
21:29
21:29

Soroti Battles Teachers’ Gap, Accommodation 1 3

But George Michael Egunyu, the Soroti District LC V Chairperson faults parents and other stakeholders for failing to take up their responsibility in supplementing the learning process.
12:19
12:19

Special Needs Pupil Tops PLE in Soroti 1 2

Benjamin Okoth, who scored aggregate six has difficulty in hearing, talking and has weak limbs and joints.
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