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13:25

Nakaseke District Chairman Maintains Pressure on Teachers Over Learners’ Performance Parliament 4 1

Four headteachers from the district were recently demoted to classroom teachers over the poor performance of their candidates in the Primary Leaving Examination in 2023.
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Gov’t Can't Dictate On Fees In Our Schools-Archbishop Kaziimba 4 1

Recently, the Ministry of Education and Sports threatened to close schools should they defy government guidelines and increase school fees.
13:29
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Muyingo Warns Schools On Early Opening 1 1

According to the official school calendar from the Ministry of Education and Sports, the school term will commence on 5th February.
09:16
09:16

St. Aloysius College Nyapea Gets UGX 308m Classroom Blocks Zombo District 1 3

Brother Paul Nantinda, the headteacher applauded the government for the support and committed that they will protect the new structures
07:54
07:54

Parents Unite to Build Classrooms, Secure Education for Learners Atyak Sub-County 1 3

Alfred Rwothumio, the LC I Chairperson of Amurupii Village, who is leading the community effort to build the school, mentioned that many pupils have been dropping out due to the lack of classrooms, despite having willing teachers.
09:50
09:50

Education Managers, Planners Benchmark Uganda on Data Management 2 2

The nationwide implementation of DHIS2 for education is expected to contribute to curbing issues like ghost learners and ghost teachers, which have plagued the Ministry of Education.
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Kraal Based Education Draws Mixed Reactions from Karamoja Leaders karamoja insecurity 3 1 Top story

The schools have been created in each kraal across Kotido district and it has attracted hundreds of learners, especially the herders who study in the morning hours and they spend the remaining time to rear their cattle. Paul Lomanio, the former LC5 Kotido who is the programs overseer said that they have established twelve schools in every kraal with the total enrolment of over 400 learners aged between 6 years and 17 years old.
12:48
12:48

Janet Museveni Slams Parents for Poor Parenting 5 1

She says parental negligence has left children to grow without clear characters.
15:04
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Moroto District Struggles to End Child Labour in Mining Sites 1 5 Top story

Stone quarries and gold mining sites host the highest number of children while others are subjected to carrying bundles of firewood and bags of charcoal for sale to feed their families. Sometimes children walk for over 15 kilometres to Moroto town in search of markets.
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Gov’t Completes Construction of Classrooms at St. Aloysius Nyapea College Zombo district 1 2

James Uyullu Uruna, the Zombo district LCV, confirmed that the funds were received in 2022, and work on the structures commenced promptly.
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Karamoja Leaders Condemn Pupils Taking Siblings to School, but Nun Differs karamoja sub region 5 1

The most affected learners are girls aged between 7 and 12 years of age who are given additional responsibilities of caring for their young siblings while at school. Rt Revd Joseph Abura, the bishop for Church of Uganda Karamoja diocese told URN that it is shameful to contain the young siblings at school because it frustrates the learning process for the caretaker.
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Teachers, Learners Live in Fear Following School Raid In Kotido district 1 3 Top story

Susan Akot, the head teacher of Kalosarich primary school told URN that the suspected armed warriors cut the school fence to access the teacher's staff quarters.
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Poor Internet Frustrates Access to PLE Results in Karamoja Karamoja sub region 2 1

Dada Ross Romano, the Karenga District Education Officer told our reporter that he has been struggling to access results since Friday all in vain due to poor internet connectivity.
08:12
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EOC Wants Gov’t to Enforce No Fees Increment in Schools High Court 1 2

According to the Commission, they have sampled 65 Government aided and private schools across the country and established the unfair school increment that needs immediate redress to ensure universal access to educational opportunities in the country.
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Nyamitanga Technical Institute Wants Education Minister to Fulfil UGX 2bn Pledge 3 1

Mrs. Museveni in 2019 pledged to support the institute for the construction of a six-storied classroom block. 
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Ebola Outbreak: Schools Defy Govt, Hold Visitation Days Ebola Virus Disease 1 Top story

Several schools in and around Kampala have gone ahead to hold visitation events this weekend despite an order from health and education ministries suspending the same over the Ebola outbreak.
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Students Showcase Business Ideas that can Generate Cash as They Conserve the Environment 4 1

Jessie Junior Lufafa, a student at Agha Khan High School told URN that his team is making paper bags out of cow dung in order to solve the problem of cutting down trees to make paper from timber.
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Schools Remain Closed In Mpigi, Mityana As Teachers Defy Government 6 5

In Mpigi Town council, Mpigi UMEA Primary School, St. Kizito Primary, St. Michael, Bume, St. Bruno PRImary, Besaniya Primary, Kibuuka Memorial Primary and Bugayi Foundation School among others remained closed.
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Mbarara High School Suspends S 4, 6 Students Over Clashes 2 2

A teacher told URN on condition of anonymity that the fight started when senior 4 students accused their senior 6 colleagues of assaulting their classmate. The fighting spilled into the neighboring community.
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15:18

Abandoned Seed School Turns Into Cattle Kraal Local leaders 4 4

Samuel Justin Tuko, a resident of Tapac sub-county, blamed the district authorities for constructing the school in an isolated area. Tuko says the school is now used by pastoralists for the safe custody of their livestock.
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