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11:19
11:19

Complaints as Cabinet Abolishes PTA Fees lunch 1 5

Recently the Minister in charge of ICT and National Guidance, Dr. Chris Baryomunsi said that the Cabinet had resolved all Universal Primary (UPE) and Secondary Schools (USE) to stop charging learners any fees as schools reopen in January next year. But parents, headteachers and local leaders have asked the government not to abolish the PTA fees until it's able to fund the schools adequately.
12:54
12:54

MPs Recommend UGX 36bn for Teacher Recruitment primary teachers 1

Members of Parliament sitting on the Education Committee have recommended a provision of Shillings 36 billion by government to the Education and Sports Ministry to kick-start the recruitment process of 22,000 primary teachers.
08:43
08:43

Parliament Recommends UGX 49bn for Teacher Salary Enhancement education sector 2 1

Parliament has approved its Education Committee report that has recommended for Shillings 49 billion for salary enhancements for teachers in the coming financial year 2019/2020.
19:18
19:18

Ministry of Education Budget Increases education sector 1 1

The new budget allocation to the sector represents an increment of 504.6 billion from the current financial year 2018/2019 sector budget of 2.78 trillion shillings.
17:35
17:35

Education Seeks Additional UGX 348bn in National Budget education sector 2 1

The funds will cater for activities that include recruitment of primary teachers, aiding community schools and the students loan scheme among others.
21:28
21:28

Parliament Approves UGX 71bn for Teachers' Salaries education sector 1

Parliament has made a U-turn and approved Shillings 71.1 billion to enhance salaries of both Science and Arts secondary school teachers, Head teachers and Deputy Head Teachers.
11:28
11:28

USAID: Uganda's Health, Education Systems Beginning to Fail education sector 2 1

The United States Agency for International Development USAID has said Ugandas education and health systems have started to fail over chronic vulnerability and population explosion.
16:32
16:32

Minister Defends Salary Increment for Science Teachers salary disparities 2 1

According to the new salary structure, science teachers in U4 salary scale will have their earnings almost doubled from 1.1 million to two million shillings, while those under U5 scale will be paid 1.75 million, up from 625,000 shillings. Salaries of head teachers, their deputies and principals were also increased from between the current range of 900,000 and 1.7 million shillings to 1.1 million shillings for tertiary institutions and 2.2 million shillings for principals in national colleges.
17:42
17:42

Education Sector Budget Cuts Irk MPs 4 1

According to the Education Sector Policy Statement for the coming financial year 2018/2019, the budget is proposed to slightly increase from the current 2.5 trillion to 2.6 trillion Shillings. Despite the slight increase in the total budget, different budget line items within the sector are affected by budget cuts totalling to 7.8 billion Shillings.
12:53
12:53

Budget: How Proposed Cuts will Affect Education Sector budget cuts 1

Plans by the Ministry of Education to recruit 2000 science teachers may fall flat as the proposal is not catered for in the 2018/2019 financial year. The ministry had requested for 18 billion for the recruitment exercise in a phased manner but the funds have not been provided in the proposed 2018/2019 financial year budget. Fredrick Mutyama, the Commissioner Education Planning and Analysis in the Ministry of Education says the available budget is to be mainly spent on wages making it hard for them to undertake most of the development activities.
17:52
17:52

Education Seeks Additional UGX 160bn in National Budget education sector 1 1

The Education Sector is seeking an additional funding of 160.9 billion Shillings in the next financial year 2018/2019 to cater for several activities including recruitment of science teachers and construction of secondary schools among others.
07:45
07:45

Parliament Allocates Ugx 5.4 Billion for Students' Loan Scheme education sector 1

The Scheme had remained among the unfunded priorities under the education sector. But, a report by the Education Committee, intra-sectoral reallocations were made within the education sector budget to cover requirements under the loan scheme. The funding will cater for education needs of 1200 students at university level.
18:56
18:56

UGX 85bn Unspent As Schools Lack Materials education ministry 2 1

Legislators led by Agago Woman MP Akello Franca wondered why huge amounts of money remain unspent when the education sector is facing problems like understaffing in schools and universities.
19:12
19:12

MPs Warn Minister on Funding Gaps in Education Sector science teachers 1 1

According to the Ministry of Education and Sports ministerial policy statement, there is a funding shortfall of 18 billion Shillings needed for the next cohort of students under the Students Loan Scheme. This is in addition to recruitment of 2,000 science teachers for secondary schools that also requires 18 billion Shillings, construction of 100 primary schools costed at 49.1 billion and 20 secondary schools in sub-counties without any government-aided secondary school costed at 9.4 billion Shillings.
17:33
17:33

Presidential Pledges in Education Sector Now at UGX 100B ministry of finance 3 1

Legislators sitting on the Education Committee of Parliament have expressed concern over the growing amount of presidential pledges in the sector that go unfulfilled. According to the education committee vice chairperson, Pallisa County MP Jacob Opolot, the presidential pledges in the education sector alone currently total 100 billion Shillings with no plan to ensure their fulfilment.
12:33
12:33

Public Universities Need Ugx 79 Billion for Staff Recruitment budget cuts 4 1 Top story

But staff recruitment in public universities is listed among unfunded priorities for the year, according to the Budget Framework Paper, currently under scrutiny by parliament.
11:01
11:01

Ntoroko Fails to Implement Development Plan charles mwesige 2

Charles Mwesige, the School head teacher says whenever it rains they are forced to suspend learning due to lack of inadequate classrooms. The school has five classes from primary one to primary six.
07:20
07:20

2014/2015 Budget: UGX 450bn Allocated to Enhance Public Servants' Salaries education sector 1 2

Kiwanuka noted that 450 billion was allocated to enhance the salary of all Public Servants including provisions for the teachers’ pay increase in line with Government’s agreement with the Uganda National Teachers’ Union (UNATU).
18:01
18:01

Presidential Pledges in the Education Sector Shoot to 74billion 3

During the meeting, Latif Ssebagala, the Kawempe North Member said President Museveni needs to stop making pledges since those made in the past are unfulfilled.
10:44
10:44

Seed Schools Must Wait As Government Continues To Fund Traditional Giants teachers 3

. During the opening session yesterday, several participants had questioned why government continues to inject huge amounts of funds to the big schools yet many seed schools the government had started in sub-counties have either failed to take off, or at the verge of collapse due o shortages of funds.
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