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11:54
11:54

Technical Institutions Struggling to Embrace Advanced Technology 4

Christine Nayiga, a lecturer in mechanics at the Uganda Technical College in Lira says on top of lacking adequate machines they still use manual machines to train and assess.
15:42
15:42

Mak Students Flock University for Wireless Internet Makerere University 1 2

Students have been gathering in big numbers to use the wireless internet within the university to attend online lectures. They gather at the colleges, halls of residence and the main library.
14:05
14:05

Lower Primary Learners, Semi Candidates to Be Prioritized When Schools Reopen 1 3

Information obtained by our reporter shows that to ensure completion of the academic year 2020 and progression of learners to the next level, the learners will undergo two months of accelerated core curriculum coverage.
18:51
18:51

Finalists in PTCs, NTCs to Wait Longer Before Returning to College 2 1

According to information obtained from the department of teacher education and development, reopening of some classes in both Primary Teachers’ Colleges and National Teachers’ Colleges is tagged to the resumption of teaching and learning activities in secondary and primary schools.
18:09
18:09

Universities Asked to Develop Guidelines for Reopening 3 1

The institutions have been asked to reopen under the staggered manner of learning as well as ensure vaccination. In addition, they are to adopt the Standards Operating Procedures-SOPs against Covid-19 as required by the Ministry of Health.
11:11
11:11

What Happens After Selections; The Shift from the School Call System 1 5

Receiving an admission letter to a secondary school or even university was one of the most awaited events for students after sitting final examinations for every education cycle. Rev. Sr Hellen Lamunu, the Headteacher of Sacred Heart Secondary School in Gulu recalls that the call was a great achievement; a sign for parents and the community that a student had made it on merit.
09:06
09:06

Schools, Parents Question value for Billions Spent on Home-Study materials 6

Educational institutions were closed in March 2020, as one of the measures to control the spread of Coronavirus Disease. At the time, Uganda did not have any cases of the virus which was spreading across the globe like wildfire. Since that time, Uganda has lost more the 3200 people, from 125,788 confirmed cases.
14:59
14:59

Artisanal Miners Accept to Vacate Kassanda Mines 2 1

President Yoweri Museveni issued a directive in May this year, giving a grace period of six months to miners under Kitumbi Small Scale and Artisanal Miners’ Association, to voluntarily vacate the place or be forcefully evicted. The directive followed complaints from the United Arab Emirates-based investor Rashed Alsuwaid of Horizon Energy Ltd that the artisans were disturbing his operations in the area.
11:10
11:10

Security Laxity Exposes Schools in Bukomansimbi to Vandals 1 2

Yudaya Nabaliisa, the deputy headteacher St Andrew’s Kayanja says the thieves also went away with several doors and windows shutters from the classrooms, and left other properties vandalized.
19:55
19:55

Thieves, Vandals Raid Closed Schools in Ntoroko 3 3

William Kasoro the district chairperson Ntoroko district says he has continued to receive reports of the ongoing vandalism of public assets by unknown thugs across the district.
15:25
15:25

Educationists Poke Holes in Radical Overhaul of Teacher Education 6 1

Prof. Mathew Odada, a retired teacher educator, says that a degree is not the ultimate solution to achieving quality education in Uganda. He argues that although a degree is much desired as a sign of excellence, it doesn’t necessarily translate into quality.
14:58
14:58

Ministry Asks Secondary Schools to Absorb PTC Applicants 1 2

Benson Kule Babitazare, the Chairperson of the National Selection and placement Committee, says that due to the changes in teacher education, students who had placed their first choice in PTCs have been moved to the list of non-selected learners.
13:41
13:41

The Changing Face of Uganda Petroleum Institute, Kigumba

The institute, established in 2009, is Uganda's centre for training, research and consultancy in the field of petroleum exploration, recovery, refinement and responsible utilization of Oil and Gas Resources. It is one of the developments towards building skills for Ugandans to benefit from the Oil and Gas sector.
09:01
09:01

Gov't to Cancel Second Title on Nabisunsa Girls School Land 5

Baker Mugayino, the Assistant Commissioner of Land Registration says that ULC had no interest in the land but was highlighting the anomaly of double titles.
08:22
08:22

Education Minister Warns Head Teachers on Absenteeism When Schools Re-open 1 4

Janet Museveni said that in a bid to curb absenteeism, they intend to roll out the teacher effectiveness and learner achieves system which will be used to monitor learning in school in real-time.
16:20
16:20

All Makerere University Students to Attend Physical Lectures 1 2

Last week, Vice-Chancellor Professor Barnabas Nawangwe said that in a bid to limit student numbers as a preventive measure against the spread of Covid-19 students studying humanities and non-practical science courses will study online.
13:40
13:40

Head Teachers Turned Away from Post-Primary, Senior Five Selection Process 1

Besides limiting numbers, those who will take part must undergo a mandatory covid-19 test which will be carried out at Kololo secondary school two days before their predetermined shift.
12:17
12:17

Govt Closes School Which Had Only Three Pupils in Nakaseke 3 1

By 2006, the school had a population of more than 700 pupils from the villages of Gomero A, Gomero B, Kamusenene and Bukomba, among others. However, the number of learners in the school dwindled from 2011, leaving it with only three pupils at the time of the school closures in March 2020.
10:58
10:58

NCHE Advises Universities on New Entrants, Vaccination 2

Universities and other Tertiary institutions will be opening their gates to learners on November 1, nearly five months after the second closure of educational institutions as one of the measures taken by the government to forestall the spread of coronavirus disease.
15:50
15:50

Lack of Sexuality Education Fuelling Teenage Preganacy in Rakai MINISTRY OF HEALTH 2

A survey by Reproductive Health Uganda found out that more than 2,093 underage girls were impregnated during the lockdown period.
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