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18:15
18:15

NCDC Teachers Reorientation Ends up With Non-Teachers 3

John Okumu, the manager Secondary Department at NCDC explains that in the Masaka district, they arrested five Boda boda riders impersonating teachers with fake letters during the reorientation program.
18:05
18:05

More Ugandans Support Press Freedom-Survey twaweza uganda 1

57 percent of the respondents in Uganda were against the idea of letting the government restrict the free press, especially on issues it considers harmful.
09:33
09:33

MOE Resolve to Expedite Reorientation of Teachers on New Curriculums 3

According to the Education Ministry, a number of gaps have been identified in the delivery of the two curriculums with some schools failing to use the abridged curriculum and implement the revised lower secondary curriculum.
19:13
19:13

Media Practitioners Demand Practical Solutions to Improve Press Freedom 1 6

Media Practitioners argue that little or even no effort has been made to ensure that recommendations from the reports are put into action.
17:43
17:43

Educationists Task Govt on Continuous Training of Teachers Post Covid-19 1 4

According to the educationalists, teachers were hit hard during the lockdown, but most of the interventions to recover from the effects of the pandemic have been designed to target the learners.
17:40
17:40

Continuous Assessment Not Best Alternative for External Mocks –Schools 4

The Ministry said that with the introduction of the abridged curriculum, schools should concentrate on teaching and assessing the learner’s competencies at the end of every topic to identify the learning gaps.
13:37
13:37

Teacher Symposium to Focus on Solutions to Mitigate Covid-19 Effects 3 1

The symposium that starts on Thursday will be used as a platform for educationists to share the role and experience of teachers in dealing with the impact of covid 19.
14:28
14:28

Uganda Cranes to Know Opponents for AFCON 2023 Qualifiers on April 19th 1 Top story

Uganda Cranes who missed out on the AFCON 2021 will know their opponents when the Confederation of African Football (CAF) holds the draw.
08:06
08:06

Gov't Warns Seed Schools Against Charging UNEB Registration Fees 3

Dr. John Chrysestom Muyingo, the State minister of higher education, says that parents with children in seed schools are only expected to provide their children with food, transport, uniforms and scholastic materials. He asks the parents to report school administrators asking for money outside the specified areas.
12:24
12:24

Lower Secondary Vocational Final Exams Not Compulsory –NCDC 1

This is in line with the new lower secondary curriculum that was introduced by the government in 2020 for skills development. Each learner to be assessed under this program they have to pay 80,000 Shillings. John Okumu, the Manager Secondary department NCDC explains that due to the additional expenditure involved they decided to leave it optional to sit for the final assessment by DIT. A school to qualify for a DIT assessment center number should be registered with the Ministry of Education and Sports, have the Uganda National Examination Board-UNEB center number, have more than five students, and facilities for the occupational practicals as well as trainers.
07:54
07:54

Girl Child Enrollment in Kampala Schools Increases After Lockdown 1 2

Charles Maginot, the Deputy Director of Education and Social Services in KCCA, says that the increase may look minor but given the effects of the lockdown that led to the closure of schools, registering an increase in girl child enrollment in educational institutions is great news.
12:23
12:23

NCDC Suggests Use of Smart Phones to Deliver Lower Secondary Curriculum 2 1

Officials at the NCDC say they are receiving complaints from some schools about the delays to get textbooks to guide them to deliver the new lower secondary curriculum whose implementation started in 2020.
13:04
13:04

Teacher Training Institutions Trained on Revised Lower Secondary Curriculum 4

Dr. Bernadette Nambi, the Deputy Executive Director NCDC noted that the teacher training institutions are expected to ensure that the forthcoming student teachers are conversant with the new lower secondary curriculum.
17:29
17:29

NCDC Needs UGX 1Billion To Review A Level Curriculum 2 1

John Okumu, the Manager of Secondary Department at NCDC, explains that they found it crucial to embark on the process of reviewing the A-level curriculum before the pioneers of the new lower secondary curriculum, which was rolled out in 2020 transit to senior five.
14:24
14:24

Gov't to Inspect Schools for Implementation of Lower Secondary Curriculum 2 1

The education standards department that is supposed to monitor and ensure that the schools implement this curriculum are receiving reports from stakeholders that some schools are still teaching the lower secondary classes on the old curriculum.
09:32
09:32

Nakasero SS Allows Smartphones in Class 1 4 Top story

Godfrey Mubiru, the Director of Studies at Nakasero senior school, says that they took the decision to allow the learners to use smartphones to facilitate the implementation of the new lower secondary curriculum. Mubiru explains that they found it important as a school to allow the learners to use the phone due to the demands of the new lower secondary curriculum that is more learners centered and hands-on.
17:42
17:42

Gov’t to Track Progress of Post Covid 19 Interventions 3

Ramathan Ggobi, the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Finance says that as a ministry they want to ensure that the interventions are well aligned to benefit a wide section of people.
15:04
15:04

KCCA Sends Capitation Grant But it Fails to Reach Some Schools 3

The academic year 2022 began on January 10, but the schools in Kampala under the Universal Primary Education –UPE schools have not yet received the funds. All schools benefiting from the capitation grant are expected to use the funds on purchasing scholastic materials (taking 35%), administration (10%), emergency expenditure (20%), co-curricular activities, and school management (15%).
14:24
14:24

Uganda Receives 1,000 Oxygen Cylinders to Boost Supply WHO 1 1

During the second wave of COVID-19, which was driven by a more contagious and virulent Delta Variant, the country experienced a shortage of oxygen that led to the loss of several critical patients.
15:56
15:56

University Loan Scheme to Expand Support to Students Studying Humanities 4

Michael Wanyama, the board executive director explains that due to the high demand from the continuing students with financial constraints, they presented a budget of 4.5 billion shillings to cater for 1000 continuing students.
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