He, however, adds that even though the country has been on lockdown, UNEB will not compromise on standards and therefore he urges candidates to make sure that they use every opportunity and platform put in place by government and schools to study across the curriculum.
The Education and Sports Minister, Janet Kataaha Museveni told journalists shortly after the release of the Uganda Business and Technical Examination Board-UBTEB results on Friday, said that after the cabinet discussion, they will have to sort out their next cause of action with parliament.
Those issued warning letters include the Gender and Ethics & Integrity guild Minister, Marion Kirabo, who is also a fourth year student of Bachelor of Laws. Judith Nalukwago a Bachelor of Dental Surgery who is also the Vice Guild President has also been warned.
They argue that that the affirmative action policy which awarded 1.5 bonus points to girls qualifying to enter public universities, remains insufficient to address equity issues, especially in science-related courses. As a result, they say, the current government merit scholarship for students in higher education is heavily bent in favour of male students.
However Mwesigye says the using the case of Promotion of Equality in African Schools –PEAS intervention model, the PPP arrangement under the USE programme has proved to work better than public schools.
Bruno Muwuluzi, a student from Uplands High School, said that some of their colleagues on streets come from poverty stricken families and distant areas where they are offered to buyers by their parents under the pretext of finding jobs for them.
This is not the first time President Museveni is criticizing the countrys education system. Over the years, President Museveni has advised universities to scraping courses that do not contribute to national development in favour of sciences, information technology and business courses.
In a statement to staff issued at around 9pm, Deus Muhwezi Kamunyu, the MUASA Publicist, said they will hold an emergency general assembly on Thursday December 15th at Makerere University to deliberate on the agreed position by their executive.
Alowo Grace Fiona, a student at Petta Community Secondary School in Tororo district cited early and forced marriages as a key issue preventing girls from attaining education. She painfully indicated how some parents look at their daughters as sex objects only good for marriage.
In July this year, the Education Ministry ordered Bridge International Academy to close its 63 campuses nationwide for allegedly flouting the curriculum, employing none qualified teachers, operating without a license and poor hygiene.
The funding will be collected from activities on Kabakas land 17.5billion, Payment of debt by Central government 8billion, tuition fees from Kingdoms institutions 16.2billion, Rental income 3.6billion, partnerships 7.26billion and Communications 13.6billion.