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16:53
16:53

Children in Moroto must climb mountains to access school 1 4

Mary Teko, a primary six pupil, says she walks through the mountainous routes approximately 5 kilometers each way to get to school on weekly basis. she added that the journeys are riskier in the evening because it is the time cattle raiders always start their movements and they use the same routes children pass.
10:17
10:17

Seed Schools fail to Conduct Computer Lessons 3 1

Grace Namugaayi, the headteacher of Lukaya Seed School, says that in addition to the lack of electricity, the Government is yet to deploy a computer science teacher and laboratory attendant at the school.
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.
08:08
08:08

Pregnant Girls Shy Away from Schools in Teso teenage pregnancies 3 1

Richard Elyebu, the Kaberamaido District Education Officer, says that they have held meetings with headteachers to find out whether there are young mothers in class but no school had reported any.
16:19
16:19

Imbalances Cited in UGX 530b Secondary Education Expansion Project Parliament 6 1

The project will see 116 schools constructed. Of these, 84 schools will be constructed in non-refugee hosting districts while 32 new schools will be constructed in the refugee-hosting districts. at least 61 existing schools in refugee-hosting districts will also be expanded.
13:12
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Government Earmarks UGX6B to Build 2 Seed Secondary Schools in Buvuma Buvuma District 4 1

DEO Bugembe says in Bwema sub-county, Namatale Seed School is going to be the first secondary school to be built, serving 12 different islands making the sub-county. He adds that it will also help the sub-counties in the far island sub-counties like; Lyabaana, Lwaje, Lubya and Bugaya which are also lacking secondary schools.
18:38
18:38

Parliament Demands Comprehensive Plan on School Reopening 1 2

The Minister of state for higher education John Chrysostom Muyingo informed MPs that the government is still vaccinating teachers and has promised to bring a comprehensive report on the matter within one week.
12:50
12:50

Primary Schools in Kwania Seeking Funds to Rehabilitate Classrooms 3 2

The schools have only one permanent structure, a number of them were blown off by heavy rain accompanied by strong winds, leaving parents in dilemma should the government go-ahead to reopen schools.
20:13
20:13

Medical Institutions to Vaccinate Learners Next Week COVID-19 Lockdowns 2 4

The decision was based on the need to maintain a constant flow of medical personnel to health facilities that heavily rely on intern doctors and nurses, especially at a time when the country is struggling to contain the COVID-19 pandemic.
16:52
16:52

Gov’t Recalls Certificates of Private Secondary Schools private school 1 2

Edward Ssebukyu, the Assistant Commissioner of Private Schools and institutions, says the decision is aimed at cleaning up the private secondary school’s register and update information on all schools across the country.
18:45
18:45

Ugandan Students in Algeria Demand Unpaid Stipend COVID-19 2 1

The students are paid a monthly stipend of USD 100 (367,000 Shillings) which is released after every three months. However, the government last paid them in May 2020 forcing them to live in debt to make ends meet. From that time, the next payment they received was for the period between January and March 2021.
16:17
16:17

Ministry of Education Okays Resumption of School Practice teacher training 1

The Ministry of Education and Sports has approved commencement of school practice for teacher trainees in their final year of study to take place when schools reopen for non-candidates.
13:18
13:18

Health Experts Worried About School Re-opening Ministry of Health 1

During the first phase of re-opening, schools were required to put in place certain measures including provision of hand washing facilities, ensuring wearing of facial masks, maintaining a two-meter social distancing at all times, closing boundaries and operating as either a day or boarding school but not both. However, scientists do not think schools will be able to follow all the set guidelines when they resume
16:56
16:56

Kyambogo Cancels Reopening Date, Maintains Online Teaching School Reopening 1

“The purpose of this letter, therefore, is to relay the position of the government on the re-opening of the universities and to encourage students and academic staff to continue utilizing online learning using the ODel system as we await government guidance,” the letter reads in part.
20:03
20:03

Amudat District Children Lose Out Completely on Learning Since Lockdown 2 1

Amudat does not have any radio station at all, while the nearest, Heritage FM based in Nakapiripirit is not received in the area. The only radio station listened to in Amudat is Kenya’s Kalya which is based in Kapenguria. Kalya broadcasts in Kiswahili and Pokot languages without any education program, according to residents.
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.
07:00
07:00

Gov't sets Interview Dates for New Entrants in Nursing Courses

The interviews will be carried out for courses five courses which include comprehensive nursing, psychiatric nursing, midwifery, environmental health sciences and medical laboratory techniques.
11:31
11:31

Omoro Leaders Recommend Compulsory Pregnancy Test for P7 Girls Omoro District 1 2

Susan Akany, the Omoro Resident District Commissioner, who doubles as the Task Force Chairperson, says hundreds of teenage girls in the district are believed to be pregnant.
12:23
12:23

Moroto Schools Need Support to Provide Handwashing Facilities 2

Moroto district is planning for the reopening of 21 primary schools with candidate classes including one that is privately owned, five secondary schools and two tertiary institutions.
16:27
16:27

Pader Task Force Stuck with COVID-19 Patients Hosted in School Premises Ministry of Health 2 1

At least 90 students, among them 83 males and seven females, all in their final year are expected to resume classes at Kilak Corner Technical Institute in Pader Sub County when schools reopen on October 15. But the district is currently stuck with 29 COVID-19 patients at the school dormitory which was turned into isolation centre a month ago.
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