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10:01
10:01

Proprietors of Private Educational Institutions Demand Recognition as Investors 3

Mike Kironde, the National Chairperson PPEIAU, says that despite investing billions of Shillings in the education sector in the country, they are not recognised as investors yet some people show up with some little money and earn privileges like free land and tax holidays from the government.
08:55
08:55

COVID-19: Over 2,300 People Vaccinated At Entebbe Hospital 2 3 Top story

Dr. John Kalyesubula, the medical officer at Entebbe Municipal Council, says that 2,333 people have so far been vaccinated. “The figure could go higher if vaccination is opened to the rest of the public,” Kalyesubula said. The hospital received 3,100 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine, which means that they have used 75.2 per cent of the doses delivered.
14:47
14:47

Gulu Private Schools Struggle to Implement New Lower Secondary Curriculum 3 1

Dorcas Tulina, the Head-teacher of Charity College explains that the school is struggling to access teachers and learner’s guides to enable them to roll out the new curriculum.
10:53
10:53

Over 320 P.6 Pupils Abandon School in Moroto 1 2

Aleper says they cannot trace 161 boys and 117 girls who have failed to report back to school. He explains that most of the affected pupils are from Rupa and Tapac sub-counties where major mining activities take place.
18:07
18:07

Schools Decry Lack of New Curriculum Text Books 3

The schools note that the National Curriculum Development Center-NCDC availed them inadequate textbooks while other schools are yet to receive the textbooks.
16:08
16:08

Lwengo Schools Join Campaign to Conserve the Crested Crane 4

The campaign follows the death of 60 Gray-crowned cranes, in different wetlands which were poisoned by encroachers in two weeks. The dead cranes were discovered in a survey conducted by ICF to identifying and protecting the crested crane habitats in the district.
11:03
11:03

Inspectors Accused of Turning Blind Eye As Schools Reopen for All Learners 1 2

The first phase of re-opening under this arrangement only targeted semi candidates (P.6, S3, and S.5) and the second targeted P.4, P.5 and S.1. However, some schools have decided to use the opportunity to sneak in learners from other classes.
16:30
16:30

UNEB Rules Out Special Exams for National Team Players Uganda Hippos 1 3 Top story

the Sports State Minister, Denis Hamson Obua, says they consulted Uganda National Examinations Board-UNEB and reached a final decision not to give special UCE examinations to the players. He told the Education Committee of parliament chaired by Jacob Opolot said giving the players special exams will open a Pandora Box
16:20
16:20

Gov’t in Support of ‘Mandatory’ COVID-19 Vaccination for Teachers, Frontline Workers 1 4

While the government had initially said that Covid-19 vaccination is not compulsory and subject to consent, since the vaccines are new and have never been used before, this sentiment seems to have changed following low uptake of the vaccines by targeted groups.
12:38
12:38

Kadhi Stops Headteachers from Nominating SMC Members education act 2008 4 1 Top story

Sheikh Ramadhan Mulindwa, the Luwero District Kadhi has confirmed receiving the notification from the DEO and directed Imams and country sheikhs to handle the nomination of SMC members at the 34 Muslim founded schools in the districts.
11:51
11:51

Private Teachers Petition Parliament over UGX 20Bn Relief Fund lockdown 1 2

In July 2020, the government pledged 20 Billion Shillings to support teachers in private schools who were affected by the closure of schools.
07:11
07:11

300 Science Teachers in Kigezi Part Ways with UNATU Join UPSTU 2 11 Top story

Naris Bikorwomuhangi, the UPSTU National Vice-chairperson, says that when the President proposed the salary increment for science teachers he became happy hoping that UNATU would support the proposal.
16:52
16:52

Gulu Registers Reduction in 2020 UACE Candidates Gulu High School 3 1

Only 889 students registered for the exams compared to over 1,200 candidates in the previous 2019 and previous years.
16:52
16:52

Gov’t Recalls Certificates of Private Secondary Schools private school 1 2

Edward Ssebukyu, the Assistant Commissioner of Private Schools and institutions, says the decision is aimed at cleaning up the private secondary school’s register and update information on all schools across the country.
14:41
14:41

Internet Cafes Phasing Out of Business

Richard Semulu of Ntinda, Kampala - who has operated an internet café for the last nine years, says that there is a drastic fall in returns from internet cafes compared to the 2000s when they had a lot of clientele.
13:25
13:25

Kasese Municipal Teachers Default on UGX 150M Sacco Loan 5 2

Steven Nabende, the Chairperson of Walimu Sacco, says the mode of recovering the money from the KAMTA has been very poor. He says the money has since accumulated to Shillings 300 million because of interest and penalties.
08:40
08:40

Student Teachers Ignorant of New Curriculum 2

Henry Ssekaggo, the headteacher Wampewo-Ntake SS, says that he received fifteen student teachers from different universities but none of them is familiar with the new curriculum.
01:59
01:59

Gov’t Loses 7 bn Annually on Teachers with Forged Appointment Letters - ESC recruitment 1 3

The Education Service Commission (ESC) has said that it is planning a countrywide validation exercise to get read of teachers with forged appointment letters.
01:47
01:47

Schools Skeptical on Implementation of new Curriculum as Senior One Students Return 1 2

Equally, Rogers Kimbugwe, the headteacher Comprehensive College Kitetikka, says a lot needs to be done for teachers to understand the lower secondary curriculum. He is pessimistic on whether the ‘half-baked’ teachers will be able to deliver the syllabus in the allocated period of 14 weeks.
21:14
21:14

UNEB Scout Collapses, Dies in Wakiso seguku 1 2

Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire has identified the deceased as Musanje Ahmed a teacher from Masha S.S from Isingiro district, Western Uganda who died while coming out of a taxi in Seguku central zone this morning.
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