Breaking

Archive

Feb 903 results
14:25
14:25

Gov't to Fund 2,500 Students to Pursue National Certificates in TVET 1

According to a circular issued by Ketty Lamaro, the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Education, the selection and placement process for TVET will start on February 26.
20:01
20:01

Janet Museveni Addresses Question On Transition From Competence - Based To Existing A' Level Curriculum 1 4

Minister Museveni says that they have been guided by technical teams in the education sector that having learners of the revised curriculum progress into the existing A’level curriculum doesn’t comprise their subject or jeopardize their academic ground expected of them upon joining higher education.
18:02
18:02

14,879 Candidates Fail, Offered One-Off Chance To Resit Under Old Curriculum 1 3

Professor Celestino Obua, Chairperson of the Uganda Examinations Board (UNEB), highlighted that this group will be provided a one-time opportunity to resit the examination under the old curriculum.
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.
21:41
21:41

Education Ministry In Crisis As Old Curriculum Ends 7 1 Top story

MPS furious as the Ministry of Education revealed that candidates who sat UCE under the old curriculum will be granted a one-off chance to repeat. The transition plan to the new curriculum has gaps.
15:22
15:22

Old Kampala SS Woes; Former Headteacher Appeals to Parliamentary Committee, Challenges Unfair Transfer 1

In November 2023, the IG released a comprehensive 100-page report exposing systemic issues at the once-prestigious city school. The report highlighted instances of malpractice, maladministration, abuse of office, and mismanagement of funds under Ssuuna's leadership.
23:35
23:35

Education Reforms; UMDPC Recommends Unified Assessment For Medical Students 1 5

The Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners Council holds the view that the national assessment will be part of the strategies to enhance the quality of medical education and training.
21:20
21:20

UNEB Grading Controversy Sparks Deep-Rooted Education Assessment Debate 1

The ongoing discussion is largely fueled by a social media post that seems to have been captured from a WhatsApp group of old boys of St Mary's College, Kisubi-SMACK90 and has gained traction through widespread sharing by various users.
12:22
12:22

Bukalasa Lecturer Advocates for Resource, Facility Sharing Among Neighboring Schools 1

Joseph Sserwanga, the Deputy Principal of Bukalasa Agricultural College has expressed concern that both government and private investors find it challenging to afford the necessary resources for each school, and highlighted the critical shortage of resources like land, sports facilities, and laboratories, which are essential for effective learning.
16:41
16:41

Lecturers Call for Emphasis on TVET Education 1 4

The Principal of Bukalasa Agricultural College, Gelvan Kisolo Lule proposed that individuals with university-level academic backgrounds should primarily dedicate themselves to research and the generation of new knowledge, products, and technologies. Subsequently, these innovations would be implemented by skilled artisans and technicians within their specific fields.
12:56
12:56

UNATU Clarifies Position on Alleged Strike 1

Commenting on the matter, Filbert Baguma, the General Secretary of UNATU, stated that the announcement did not originate from UNATU and has dissociated the association from the alleged strike. He urged the general public and teachers to treat the information with the contempt it deserves.
19:45
19:45

UNEB Renews Call for Specialized Court to Handle Malpractice Cases 3 1

Over the years, UNEB has been expressing concerns about the slow court process hindering the fight against examination malpractice.
19:33
19:33

Education Ministry to Reverse Automatic Promotion Policy 1 4 Top story

Before the policy is reviewed, the minister emphasizes the need to provide a pathway of hope for those who have failed this year's examination. For instance, she that they can be assisted by repeating Primary Seven.
18:48
18:48

PLE Results; Number Of Absentee Candidates Drops To Lowest 3 1

During the examination release, Janet Kataaha Museveni, the Minister of Education and Sports, expressed her satisfaction that the negative trend of absentee candidates in PLE has been reversed. However, she acknowledged that the figure of over 12,000 absentee candidates is still substantial.
16:09
16:09

PLE 2023: Results Released As Maths, Science Pass Rates Rise 1 2 Top story

The results released by the examination body on Thursday afternoon show that more than 91.0 percent of the candidates which is 670.607 of total 736,931 of those who sat the examinations successfully passed science, achieving at least a Pass eight.
09:29
09:29

2023 PLE Results Out Today 1

Parents, candidates, and other stakeholders can use Short Message Services (SMS) on mobile telecom networks to check results once released. By typing "PLE," followed by a space, the candidate's index number, and sending it to 6600, they can access the results promptly.
16:38
16:38

Kyambogo University VC Warns Students Against Delayed Return 1 3

Eli Katunguka, the Vice Chancellor of Kyambogo University, expressed his surprise at the absence of students on the campus, pondering the reasons behind the situation.
15:45
15:45

Makerere University Main Building to be Ready by July – Prof Nawangwe 1 1

Nawangwe hopes most of the equipment that has been ordered from abroad will arrive in good time to enable the contractor to hand over the building in July as promised to the University management.
18:00
18:00

Calls Intensify for Banning Boarding Schools in Uganda 1 3

Professor Muganga contends that it is crucial for Uganda to embrace the ban on residential schools, emphasizing that they do more harm than good to the education system. He argues that parents abdicate their responsibilities by entrusting children to these schools, which, don't contribute positively to students' development.
Feb 903 results