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05:49
05:49

Besigye Ridicules Homeschooling Program education system 2 1

Besigye said that it is a mistake, first of all, to think that the homeschooling program can yield results in Uganda. He also expressed worry that private schools can be left to 'die' under the guise that government schools will cover the gap.
19:16
19:16

International, Special Needs Schools to Reopen On Full Capacity 1

The two categories of schools always have a limited number of students enrolled and authorities at the ministry of education believes that even with all learners back, they can ably observe the set standard operating procedures.
05:27
05:27

Education Ministry to Inspect Schools Ahead of Planned Re-opening 2 1

The plan is to visit all schools across the country to gauge their readiness and ability to implement Standard Operating Procedures for schools before the reopening.
19:13
19:13

Govt Advises Parents to Enrol Finalists in Nearby Schools 1 1

Dr Kedrace Turyagenda, the Director of Education Standards is of the view that to minimize situations where COVID-19 might be imported from different communities into schools, parents should enrol their children in schools within their current communities.
16:18
16:18

Uncertainty Shrouds Private Teachers’ COVID-19 Fund 2

The government announced two months ago that it was setting aside a revolving fund with 22 billion Shillings to support teachers whose livelihoods were disrupted when schools were closed in March. The money was channelled through the Microfinance Support Centre.
05:33
05:33

MPs Demand Comprehensive Plan on Reopening of Schools 5 1

The chairperson of the committee Jacob Opolot observed that the children cannot study unsupervised through radio and television lessons and the majority of learners are faced with a strange language and approach that renders them unable to benefit from the lessons.
11:28
11:28

DIT Finalizes Assessment Framework for Lower Secondary vocational training 3

Patrick Byakatonda, the Director Directorate of Industrial Training-DIT, says they have completed several packages including that of domestic electricians, poultry, piggery, cook, tailor and mushroom farming.
21:51
21:51

Makerere to Start Fundraising Drives to Rebuild Iconic Ivory Tower 3

Many who took their social media handles offered to donate money has it has been done in many other areas where such building which is seen as public or national treasures. Now, the Makerere University council during its extraordinary sitting has approved the proposal. Professor Barnabas Nawangwe, the university vice-chancellor, says that upon getting the council approval they are going to put out bank accounts and other platforms where donations can be sent.
21:09
21:09

Archbishop Kazimba Prays for Police to Stop Mak Fire, Carry Out Timely Investigations 4 1

According to Archbishop Kazimba and Mugisha Muntu police needs to carry out timely investigations that will reveal what caused the fire and the motives behind the incident
12:45
12:45

Teachers' Union Faults Government's Approach To Opening Schools UNATU 5

The UNATU Secretary General Filbert Baguma says that the manner in which government has handled the situation is likely to spoil the education structure because of the gaps in it
12:17
12:17

Makerere to Re-open Despite Weekend Fire 2 1

Though public attention shifted heavily to the burnt iconic building widely known as the Ivory Tower, the university council chairperson Lorna Magara says without any doubt, students must report as planned.
05:41
05:41

Mak Fire: Essential Documents Irrecoverable 3 1

Alex Kakooza, the Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Education said that although the university has lost the iconic building, the biggest damage is on records that were inside the building. According to him, less than half of the documents that were kept in the building had been digitalized. Most of the documents that are as old as the university had been kept in the central registry and had not yet been digitalized.
17:08
17:08

Controversy Surrounds Origin of Makerere Fire MAK Fire 1 3

University resident staff that were among the first people at the scene of the burning building claim that the fear did not start in the public relations office as is being communicated by university administration. The residents says the fire either begun from the finance department or the central registry
14:44
14:44

Makerere Fire: Security Heightened, Entrance and Exit Limited

Officers from the Uganda Police Fire and rescue Services, forensic department, Criminal Intelligence Department, milliatey intelligence and Uganda Police have taken over the entire university.
11:37
11:37

Makerere Fire: First Fire Trucks Could not Stop Fire - Prof. Nawangwe 1 1

While addressing journalists today at the site of the fire, Prof Barnabas Nawangwe, the Univeristy vice chancellor said although the fire had been seen a few minutes after it started , it could not be stopped
02:42
02:42

Makerere University Main Building Ablaze 1 Top story

According to a tweet posted on the University's Twitter handle @MakerereU,the fire was sprouting from the right side of building where part of the roof sunk
20:37
20:37

Ministry Faults Institutions of Higher Learning on ODEL Tax Exemption Plea 4

The commissioner basic Education Ismeal Mulindwa wants the higher Institutions of learning that have been decrying the high taxes on the ICT materials used to teach with the system of Open, Distance and E-Learning (ODEL) to formally write to the minister of Education asking for the exemption of these taxes.
16:23
16:23

COVID-19: Health Ministry Says 300 Children Affected Since Outbreak Ministry of Health 1 1

According to the health ministry, 80 percent of the reported cases can be traced back to wide spread community infection that became pronounced in July to date. Children aged 0-12 years old account for 95 of the reported cases while the rest are children aged 13-18
18:49
18:49

COVID-19 Lock Down: Learners Tired, Want to Go Back to School Ministry of Health 3 1

While government might not be decided on the re-opening of schools, learners that URN spoke to say they are tired of being home and want to school. They say learning from home is impossible. They miss their friends and teachers
17:02
17:02

Gov’t Asked to Reopen Schools for Third Term 3 1

Patrick Kaboyo, FENEI General Secretary, notes that they are against a dead year and if their proposal is approved, the finalists will study from October to around January and sit for examinations in February.
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