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Reopening of Schools Excites Learners in Kasese

Tom Baluku the Deputy Head teacher St. Peters Primary School in Nyakasanga says that most learners were at school by 7:00am, an indication that most pupils were eager to return to school.
A teacher at Kamaiba primary school inspects a pupil's case before she gains access earlier on Thursday

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The reopening of schools has excited learners in Kasese District.  Schools and tertiary institutions were closed in March following the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Last month President Museveni ordered for the reopening of schools on October 15 for only candidate classes and finalists on condition that they abide by the Standard Operating Procedures- SOPs.

Ravia Nasamba a student at Kasese Muslim Primary School says that he couldn’t wait to return to class. Nasamba, who adapted to the use of digital platforms to learn during the lockdown, says that he missed interacting with his friends and the teachers.

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Ambrose Muhamwe, a pupil at Kasese Primary School, says that studying from home was difficult due to disruptions by his young siblings.

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Adrian Tuhairwe, says that the six months he spent at home have been boring and was eager to return to school. He says that he is eager to return to school and abide by the established SOPs.

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Isaiah Bwambale a pupil at Nyakasanga Primary School who dreams of becoming a lawyer, says that he was unable to follow the learning on radio and television because he spent most of the time helping his parents with home chores.

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Tom Baluku the Deputy Head teacher St. Peters Primary School in Nyakasanga says that most learners were at school by 7:00am, an indication that they were eager to return to school.

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Vincent Baguma Mumbere, the teacher in charge of P.7 at Nyakasanga Primary School, says that on the first day, 20 candidates out of the 30 had reported. 

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