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15:36
15:36

Improved Performance As UNEB Releases Final Results Under Old UCE Curriculum 1 4 Top story

The minister also conveyed her joy over the improved results this year, as a larger number of learners are now qualified to progress to the next level of education compared to previous years. While appreciating this positive development, she acknowledged that it raises crucial questions about what was done differently this time and what factors contributed to this trend.
13:28
13:28

Former Makerere University Guild President Graduates After 10 Years 1 2

Papa Were", as he was popularly known by his hall-mates in Nsibirwa Hall formerly Northcote on Wednesday graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Veterinary Medicine. He enrolled at Makerere University in 2013 and began a path that he believed would end in 2019.
17:11
17:11

Gov’t Commits to Harmonize Mak Staff Salaries as 74th Graduation Kickoff 3 1

The Minister, represented by State Minister for Higher Education John Chrysostom Muyingo, acknowledged the human resource challenges at the university and assured that the government is committed to enhancing salary harmonization for staff.
15:50
15:50

School Director Arrested For Preventing Candidate from Sitting PLE

On Tuesday, UNEB Executive Secretary Dan Odongo addressed the issue, urging schools not to deny candidates the opportunity to take exams. Instead, he encouraged schools to utilize UNEB's portals to communicate information about students with unpaid fees.
09:40
09:40

No Major Distribution Hiccups As PLE Kicks Off 2 2 Top story

There have been previous reports of distributors tampering with examination materials en route to examination centers. Last year, a school headteacher in Wakiso was caught in cahoots with distributors in Mpigi tempering with examination parcels.
09:21
09:21

UNEB, Police Monitoring Social Media Platforms for PLE Leaks

"We have identified groups of teachers forming social media communities with the intention of distributing what they claim to be PLE papers. The Board, in collaboration with security teams, is closely monitoring these groups," Kalule explained.
16:42
16:42

UNEB Enhances System to Block Fees Defaulters from Accessing Results 3 1

Odongo revealed that UNEB is actively working to ensure that the results of defaulting students are not shared during the national selection and placement processes.
16:11
16:11

Youth Warned About Overreliance on Artificial Intelligence education 3 1 Top story

Speaking to URN (Uganda Radio Network) on the sidelines, Kakumba reiterated that, while AI offers numerous advantages, it poses a substantial threat to creativity, especially among Uganda's youthful demographic, which comprises a significant portion of the nation's population.
17:12
17:12

MUASA Decries Refusal to Implement Suruma’s Directives On University Staff Tribunal

Their appeal comes nearly two months since Suruma issued an order to the University Council, instructing them to apologize to the sacked Chairperson of the University Staff Appeals Tribunal, Justice Patrick Tabaro, and reinstate him immediately.
13:25
13:25

Education Experts Query Findings That Rank Little Known Universities As Best in Uganda 5

The list, consisting of 88 universities (both public and private), highlights Nigeria as the country with the highest number of ranked institutions, with 37 universities, South Africa follows with nine, while Ghana and Kenya have seven each. Somalia and Uganda both have five universities listed.
13:33
13:33

Mak Council Suspends Justice Tabaro As Chairperson Staff Appeals Tribunal 1 Top story

Working on the advice of the Attorney General, Kiryowa Kiwanuka, the Tribunal’s work has been suspended by the University Council.
14:02
14:02

Makerere University Alumni Petition Court To Overturn Convocation Elections 1

According to the petition, Prof. Mukadasi Buyinza, the Academic Registrar who is designated as the returning officer of the convocation abdicated his duties of convening the Annual General Meeting as required by the law, and irregularly delegated the responsibility to the Convocation Executive led by the chairperson, Dr. Tanga Odoi.
15:36
15:36

Will Uganda Reap from Heavy Investment in Science Subjects? 6 1 Top story

Efforts have been made to promote science subjects at all levels of education, including increased funding for building laboratories, equipping them with the necessary equipment, offering scholarships to science and technology students, and supporting science teachers. Recently, the government increased science teacher pay by 300 per cent.
13:46
13:46

UNEB Probes Humor and the Zero Scores by UACE Candidates 1 4

One of those candidates decided to just copy out questions several times in one of the papers, while another wrote; “Dear Mr Examiner. You are still wasting time on me when there are more serious candidates?”. After writing “Now listen to my story,” he wrote a short poem starting with “I am the stone the builder refused....”
13:16
13:16

UACE: 67,000 Candidates Qualify to Join University 1

Dan Odongo, the Uneb Executive Secretary said those who obtained two principal passes, that are needed to join the university are slightly higher in percentage terms but in terms of numbers are slightly lower than those of 2020.
18:27
18:27

Use of Slang Common in Examinations-UNEB 1 5

According to UNEB, students are increasingly using jargon and can hardly express themselves without applying slang.
17:27
17:27

Students Struggling to Pass Science Subjects 9 1

In Biology, only 0.2 percent out of 349,459 candidates were able to get a distinction compared to 0.7 percent in 2020.
16:09
16:09

UNEB Records Decline in Malpractices at UCE 5 1

According to statistics from the UNEB, the number of examination results being withheld due to suspected malpractice has decreased to 1,035, compared to 1,292 in 2020 and 1,825 in 2019.
13:45
13:45

UCE Results Show Decline In Overall Failures 5 1 Top story

According to the results released today by the Uneb Executive Secretary Dan Odongo, there has been a one percentage point drop in failure rates from 18,415 in 2020 to 15,756 presenting 5.6 percent and 4.6 percent respectively.
14:46
14:46

Learners Report to Schools Without Requirements as New Term Opens 11 2

Learners in some schools are required to report with laboratory equipment, library reference books, brooms, squeezers, hoes, panga's, slashers, paint, cement, toilet paper, reams of paper, flip charts, scrubbing brushes, and a sanitiser, among others, on top of a long list of scholastic materials.
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