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17:55
17:55

Mak Guild Leaders Demand 50 Percent Waiver on Functional fees Tuition 1 2

Ivan Ssempijja, the Makerere University Guild President, explains that many students after being hit by economic challenges due to the covid-19 lockdown since last year will be able to keep in school if there is a 50% waiver on the fees.
19:11
19:11

Gov’t Faulted for Failure to Deliver Radio Sets to Households pandemic lockdown 1 3

Walter Tootika, a parent who doubles as a Male Councilor for Omel Sub-County in Gulu District said the radio lessons were not beneficial to learners in the area because several homes do not own radios and they banked their hopes on Government’s false promise.
15:00
15:00

Mak Researchers Innovate Digitalized COVID-19 Surveillance System For Learning Institutions MOH 2 1

Ssewanyana says that while many mobile applications have been developed to offer solutions to the COVID-19 pandemic, this would be the first custom made for learning institutions. It was designed to suit and favour the learning environment especially higher institutions of learning.
11:10
11:10

How COVID-19 Lockdowns are Clogging the Secondary School System 4 1

With the release of Primary Leaving Examination-PLE results, educationists are predicting gloomy times for the secondary school system which is getting clogged as an effect of the COVID-19 induced school closures.
10:29
10:29

Budaka Leaders Investigate Head Teachers Over Poor PLE Results

Paul Higenyi, the Budaka District Education Officer said they are investigating head teachers on various counts which could have led to a high failure rate in the district. Higenyi said the department is investigating dubious deals where some head teachers secretly registered P5 pupils to sit for PLE.
17:35
17:35

Education Ministry Cautions Against Fake Recruitment Drive 2 1

The said advert has been calling applicants for vacancies in government secondary schools to submit their application online using an email; [email protected] But Dr Asuman Lukwago, the Secretary of the Education Service Commission, says the advert and the quoted email are fake.
15:26
15:26

Construction of Opit Secondary School Stalls World Bank 2

The 556 Million Shillings project funded by the World Bank commenced on May 1st this year but later stalled after the contractor abandoned the site.
09:41
09:41

Mak Staff Exempted from Mandatory Contributions to NSSF 1

The exemption has been given by the finance minister, Matia Kasaija, who approved the Makerere University Retirement Benefits Scheme as a supranational scheme to offer retirement benefits to employees of the university.
08:16
08:16

Gov't Schools Launch their Own Online Admissions Ahead of National Selections 1 2

Whereas admission in private schools is largely controlled by school owners, government schools are must rely on the national selection process that was put in place to ensure that students join government schools on merit based on their performance and choices. In 2018, Gov't schools were expressly forbidden from even conducting admissions to fill places for those selected but do not turn up
18:35
18:35

Police, Makerere University Partner to Offer Masters Degrees for Commanders 2 4

According to Golooba, their partnership with the UN University of Peace is ending this month of July and this is the major reason they had to sit and resolve to work with Makerere University to ensure that the police officers are helped to execute their duties professionally, with a local University.
09:16
09:16

Radio, TV Lessons Helped Our Children-Busia Parents 1 6

Apollo Hasasha, a resident of Madibira in Busia Municipality, says that his daughter who sat her PLE at Madibira P/S collected eight aggregates and managed to pass in division one because she spent time following the lessons on television.
11:11
11:11

Teachers Relief Fund Sent Back to Microfinance Support Centre 2 1

The outgoing Ministry of Education Permanent Secretary Alex Kakooza says that the decision was made together with the national private school teachers association as they look for a competent fund manager.
18:19
18:19

Education Authorities in Acholi Want Lessons Extended to All Radios 103.5 Tembo Fm 2 1

Robinson Obwot, the Gulu City Inspector of Schools said the initial design of the program did not involve education experts to offer technical guidance before the initiative was rolled out.
14:40
14:40

Ministry of Education Uncertain About Reopening of Schools 4 1

Addressing journalists at the release of Primary Leaving Examination-PLE results on Friday, the Education and Sports minister Janet Kataha Museveni said that it is premature to reveal when school will reopen.
07:26
07:26

UNEB Attributes Increase in 2020 PLE Candidates to Registration of P.6 Pupils PLE 2020 1 1

Data from the examination body shows that for the first time in its history, a total of 749,761 learners registered for exams in 2020, showing a 7.75 percent increase.
06:30
06:30

64,487 Candidates in UPE Schools Failed PLE 4 1 Top story

According to data from the Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB), 86 percent of the persons who failed the exams were from UPE schools accounting for 64,487 candidates
14:57
14:57

PLE Results: UNEB Withholds Results of 2,220 Candidates 2 1

The UNEB executive director, Dan Odongo also noted that several examination distributors in the districts of Nakasongola, and the greater Masaka areas who were entrusted with delivering the papers to different centres, opened the envelopes to access the examination papers.
13:51
13:51

12,000 Candidates Missed PLE 2 1 Top story

According to UNEB, a total of 749,942 candidates registered for examinations but only 736,942 candidates showed up for the examinations.
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