Patrick Nyonyintono the Director Kann High school says that several parents are making phone calls to the school administrators pleading with them to allow their children as they look for the school fees. However, they are finding it hard to allow them back because many still have arrears.
According to Professor Mary J. N. Okwakol, the Executive Director, National Council for Higher Education-NCHE, they have received several requests from higher institutions of learning, requesting to open for all students.
The Chief Administrative Officer-CAO Kasese, Amis Asuman Masereka says 10,152 pupils registered to sit for Primary Leaving Examination-PLE this year but 482 did not report back when candidate classes re-opened in November.
Okedi explains that since they run a boarding school they started receiving candidates on January 14th 2021 but the numbers are still low. He notes that parents are still worried about post-election violence
“In adolescent girls, we aim at skills development and we train children at our training center known as CHUSA School of beauty, where we equip them with hairdressing skills. Also, children with disabilities are also trained in different income generating activities depending on their level of disabilities, which has helped over 20 Children with disabilities-CWDs to get skills and be helpful in their families,” Butimba explained. CHUSA is a Luganda word which means change.
Mirian Ndyanabo, the headteacher of the British School of Kampala says that although international schools are somehow different, they have a lot in common with all other schools, especially since they handle students and teachers in one locality at the same time.