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Christopher Kisekka

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18:38
18:38

Education Minister Issues Guidelines on Timeline for Teacher Degree Requirement 6 1

Mrs Museveni has now announced a significant adjustment. She said that the countdown of these crucial ten years will only commence once the relevant legislation is officially enacted.
12:55
12:55

Ugandan Student Shares Testimony on Cyberbullying at UN Human Rights Council 1 Top story

The fifteen-year-old Child Rights Advocate and a valued member of the Children's Advisory Council was granted a five-minute platform to address the Council via Zoom on behalf of all the children of the world.
08:55
08:55

Growing Number of Special Needs Learners Remain Classroom Tourists Amid Device Shortages, Policy Delays 7 1 Top story

Esther Kyozira, the Chief Executive Officer of the National Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda (NUDIP), said although more learners are in classrooms, it has been established that their presence in school is more about passing time rather than gaining the education necessary to unlock their full potential.
15:54
15:54

Experts Call for Foundation Learning Funding 2 3

Dr. Mary Gorreti Nakabugo, Executive Director of Uwezo Uganda, an organization dedicated to evaluating and improving learning outcomes for schoolchildren, asserts that Uganda's education system needs a significant boost at the foundational levels where many potential learners are currently struggling.
13:32
13:32

Community-Led Learning Proves Ability to Improve Lower Primary Learning Outcomes 3 1 Top story

Dr. Mary Gorreti Nakabugo, an education expert at Uwezo Uganda, also emphasizes the critical importance of early lower primary education in shaping learners’ futures, yet it has been neglected for too long. She underscores that enhancing literacy and numeracy outcomes in the early stages of learning can truly revolutionize the entire education system.
12:34
12:34

We Have Values to Uphold- IUIU Responds to Activists Objecting to Compulsory Pregnancy Tests 4

Rehema Kantono, the Public Relations Officer at IUIU, stated that the institution is rooted in Islamic principles, and as a result, both students and staff are expected to adhere to rules and regulations that align with these values.
09:51
09:51

Fate of Students Who Will Fail, Miss This Year's UCE Exams Remains Uncertain 1 7

When the matter was highlighted, some officials at the ministry of education and concerned agencies first dismissed it, as “senseless”. Now, as the examination dates for this year draw near, the urgency of getting answers becoming increasingly evident, and interest in obtaining a resolution is on the rise.

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