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17:05
17:05

15,809 Candidates to Sit UBTEB Examinations Next Week 1 1

According to the examination body, examinations will start on January 24, 2022, and end on February 2.
16:49
16:49

Kawanda School Turns into Labour Recruitment Training Centre 1 2

Julius Beyongyera, the school proprietor said that the school could not continue operating because they were not making profits after the number of students reduced before the lockdown.
16:24
16:24

Education Ministry Yet to Regulate Dissolution of Private Schools 2 2

With the COVID-19 induced financial stress, institutions that have been out of business are limping, and in fact, many schools have closed shop turning classrooms into rentals, bars, and poultry houses, among others. But for all these institutions, all it has taken is a pronouncement by the owners and administrators that the school is no more.
13:56
13:56

Schools in Amolatar Hit by Shortage of Desks 1 3

The recommended pupil-desk ratio is three pupils per desk, but some of the schools are now struggling with six pupils per desk while in other schools, the pupils sit on the floor.
11:53
11:53

Kaberamaido Man Arrested for Locking Out Head Teacher Kaberamaido CPS 1

Ongalo, with the help of some parents, locked the office of the headteacher, Catherine Annet Eunyu on Monday. Ongalo faults Eunyu for misconduct including absenteeism, mismanagement of UPE funds, and arrogance.
11:01
11:01

Another Secondary School Abruptly Closes Days after Reopening 3

Kashambya Community College, a Private Secondary School in Rukiga district had officially reopened on January 10, 2022, when all other educational institutions were reopened. However, they announced the closure on Wednesday and refunded school fees to all learners who had reported back to school.
08:27
08:27

Delayed Release of Makerere University Admission Letters Irks Parents, Students Admissions 4 1

A notice from the Academic Registrar’s office issued on Monday indicated that the admission letters for government-sponsored students would be ready on Wednesday.
07:16
07:16

Accountants Body Prepares Crackdown on "Non-Professional Practitioners" 4

A professional accountant is one who has taken and completed a course in one of the internationally accredited professional accountancy bodies. To receive the practising certificate, one has to register as a full member of a body recognized by the government like, in the case of Uganda, the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda, ICPAU.
20:32
20:32

Parents Blamed for Frustrating Enforcement of COVID-19 SOPs in Gov't Schools 4

David Kagimu, a teacher at Kajuna Church of Uganda Primary School says that despite the underlying COVID-19 threat, parents have failed to provide facemasks to their children as they go to school; frustrating the overall enforcement of COVID-19 prevention interventions. He says that it is difficult to enforce the guidelines without support from parents.
15:22
15:22

50 Percent of P3 Learners Can't Identify Alphabets - Report 5 1

The findings are based on the household assessment to test children's basic literacy and numeracy skills conducted between August and September 2021. It involved 870 volunteers and 29 Village Coordinators who visited 5,673 households and surveyed 15,033 children in 435 villages, in 29 nationally represented districts.
13:28
13:28

Makerere University Payment System Restored, Students Struggle to Raise Tuition 1 3

In September, the university transitioned from Academic Information Management System -AIMS to the Academic Management Information System- ACMIS, a new records management system, which affected payments.
14:14
14:14

Gulu University Boosts Science Lab With UGX 197M Equipment 1 1

The equipment purchased in July last year with the University fund will aid practical education for third-year students pursuing Bachelors of Science in Education and majoring in Physics.
14:04
14:04

Kabale Nursing School Struggles with Accommodation, Transport Challenges 1 2

The institution which was established in 1972, currently has an enrollment of 500 nursing students. However, Dr Sophie Namasoppo, the Chairperson of the Institution's Governing Council says that despite registering a high number of students, they do not have enough space to accommodate them.
13:19
13:19

Learners Miss School as Parents are Evicted from Disputed Land in Kikuube pupils 1 7

The contested land measuring 36-square kilometres is claimed by the Kyangwali Refugee Settlement area and over 10,000 families in Bukinda Parish, who were evicted by the Prime Minister’s office for alleged encroachment.
12:10
12:10

Low Turn Up of Learners, Teachers in Ntoroko Flooded Schools 3 1

Despite receiving the tents, the schools recorded a low turn up of learners. Paul Ninsiima the Headteacher Rwangara Primary School says that he was expecting more than three hundred learners who had been mobilized and registered to resume learning, but only 100 reported.
09:20
09:20

Mak Students in Vaccination Drive As They Agitate For Full Reopening Makerere University 6 1

Obed Tebesiga Luganda, a second-year student pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Studies notes that online studies have been challenging to him and he only hopes that vaccination of learners will help business at the institution to return to normal.
08:39
08:39

Over 70 Primary Teachers Go Without Salaries in Masaka District 5 1

Charles Zinabala, a Primary Five teacher at Kajuna Church of Uganda Primary School reveals that he last received payment in August last year and is currently struggling to sustain his family. He says he raised his concern with the District Education Officer whose promise to rectify the problem is yet to yield results.
15:08
15:08

Construction of Wol SEED School Hangs in Balance Over Land Dispute 2 2

Through their lawyer, Egaru and Company Advocates, the applicants want the court to issue a permanent injunction restraining the school and Ventorino Otto from using, claiming the land in contention, or receiving any benefits or compensation from the school occupying the land.
13:11
13:11

Aninolal Primary School Temporarily Opens as District Plans to Relocate it 5 3

Sam Ronald Ogweng, the Amolatar District Education Officer, says that with minor renovations, the school can open while the relocations plans are ongoing.
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