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11:23
11:23

Lockdowns May Worsen Already Declining Learning Outcomes – Experts World Bank Uganda 2 1

Dr Nakabugo says that even before the COVID-19 crisis, there were signs of an apparent decline in the achievement of learning outcomes among schools. The learners lacked foundation skills and the learning outcomes in literacy and numeracy remained low with little or no signs of improvement.
12:57
12:57

Over 22,000 Students Miss Learning Materials in Amuru 2

Lanyero says of these, the ministry of education only sent 5626 copies and Save the Children photocopied 21400 copies meaning 17097 primary school learners have missed out on the learning materials.
16:21
16:21

Education Ministry Cautions Against Sale of Self-Study Materials 1

In a circular to all local governments, the permanent secretary of the Ministry of Education Alex Kakooza notes that they have learnt that some unscrupulous people have resorted to reprinting and photocopying the study materials to sell them to parents and learners at exorbitant rates.
17:13
17:13

Bukomansimbi Village Chairpersons Reject Govt’s Self-Study Materials 2 1

John Bosco Wavamuno, the Chairperson of Mukunyu village says that they were shocked by the grave inequalities between the number of students in need and the materials delivered. He says that his area received only 481 copies out of a total of 5,129 students in primary and secondary schools who need the materials in the parish.
20:46
20:46

Education Ministry Extends Opening Date for Schools MINISTRY OF HEALTH 1 Top story

According to Mrs Museveni, given the current circumstances, schools will not reopen on the earlier communicated days. To keep learners busy, the ministry had prepared a frame work that will enable learners continue with classes through TV and Radio programmes
13:01
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Education Committee to Investigate Stalled Works at Kiruhura Institute Shoddy works 7 2 Top story

The Kazo Town Council LC 3 chairperson, Enock Rutashorora, told the committee that when the work stalled, he approached the Education and Sports Ministry to inquire what was happening that is when he was told that NKW building and Construction Company limited that was awarded the tender is unknown
10:41
10:41

13 Makerere University Bank Accounts Frozen High Court 1 Top story

The Registrar for the High Court Execution Division, Isah Serunkuma issued the first garnishee orders on November 20, 2019. The order stemmed from a miscellaneous application filed by 13 Mulago Paramedical students who in 2011 sued Government over the delayed award of their diplomas and certificates.
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
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Students Struggling with Career Development in Soroti career guidance 1 4 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.
12:04
12:04

Ugandan Teachers Lack Motivation to Teach - Educationists 3

According to Educationists, teachers have no interest in teaching due to poor wages, high learner-teacher ratios and the lack of housing at schools
07:32
07:32

Deteriorating Teacher Hygiene Shaming Profession-Education Minister 1 4 Top story

Speaking at the opening of the second National Teacher’s Symposium in Kampala on Wednesday, Janet said many teachers have forgotten the proper image a teacher is supposed to have.
20:11
20:11

Teachers Rallied to Rollout Revised Curriculum in Acholi Agriculture 1 5

The curriculum has attracted nationwide criticism among members of the public and educationists. Last week, the Parliament of Uganda suspended its implementation after a heated plenary on grounds of inadequate stakeholder consultation. They said that the schools were not adequately prepared to roll out the new curriculum.
19:09
19:09

Education Minister Moots Countrywide Tour on School Fees 1 3

Mrs Museveni said this during a meeting with secondary school’s headteachers, principals of Business Technical and Education Training institutes and heads of Primary Teacher Colleges. The meeting was held at the closure of the national school selection and placement exercise held at the Uganda Manufacturers Association conference hall today. The exercise began on Thursday, February 13, 2020.
14:33
14:33

Gulu University Constituent College Task Force Pleads for Funding 2 1

The college was promised by President Museveni during the 2016 campaigns. Shortly after the elections, a task-force led by Dr Sidonia Angom Ochieng was set up to start the process of establishing the university college.
10:59
10:59

NCDC Needs Additional 29 Billion for Implementation of Lower Secondary Curriculum 1 1

The money, according to NCDC is needed to help with the procurement of instructional materials like text books that are expected to play a vital role to enable the smooth implementation of the curriculum in its first year. The money will also be used to carry out further training of teachers
11:13
11:13

Excitement as Gov’t Takes Over Alwa Seed Secondary School 1

In his January 23rd, 2020 letter to Francis Atubo, Alwa Seed Secondary School Head teacher, the Education and Sports Ministry Permanent Secretary, Alex Kakooza, says government offered jobs to all the teachers who had volunteered at the school for one year.
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16:52

Kitgum District Councillors Bitter Over Slow Construction of Seed School 4 1

Construction of the school started in November last year, almost six months after Zeep Construction Uganda Ltd, the company that was awarded a contract to construct the school, failed to start works.
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13:11

Fake Documents Scare Teachers Away from Validation 3

The Kwania Chief Administrative Officer Albina Awor says most of the teachers deliberately refused to take part in the validation exercise because they know they are holding documents illegally.
18:41
18:41

Children Should Formally Enroll in School at Five Years-Experts 5

Innocent Byaruhanga, the Assistant Commissioner Family Affairs in the Ministry told URN in an interview that they have recommended to Ministry of Education that children should enroll at least at five years.
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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.
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