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11:42
11:42

Kisoro Residents Protest Delayed Compensation of Land 5

John Bushambire, another resident claims that the delayed compensation is a ploy by the government to take their land at no cost.
21:34
21:34

WFP Distributes Take-home Food Rations to Learners in Karamoja 3 1

The food distribution is also aimed at ensuring that school-going children in the region have access to food while at home at a time when many households in the region are struggling to get meals because of food insecurity.
11:57
11:57

Education Ministry Needs Safety Assurance before Re-Opening Schools – Minister 3 3

State Minister for Higher Education John Chrysostom Muyingo says that despite increasing calls from both parents and school administrators for re-opening of schools with some standard operating procedures, the ministry can only do so under the guidance of the Ministry of Health.
05:16
05:16

Students Struggling to Adjust to Remote Learning Tools -Study 2

A number of institutions switched from the four-walled classrooms and adopted remote collaboration tools and learning management systems after the closure of educational institutions in March, as the government attempted to limit gatherings and reduce the risk of transmission of the novel coronavirus.
12:32
12:32

PWDs in Amuru Demand for Special Needs Schools 2

Currently, the district has no special needs school with the nearest schools being in neighbouring Gulu district.
17:12
17:12

Vice Chancellors Undergo Mandatory Covid19 Test Ahead of Meeting with Education Minister 1 Top story

Dr. John Ssenyonyi, the outgoing Vice-Chancellor Uganda Christian University who also doubles as the chairperson of the University Vice Chancellor’s Forum confirmed the scheduled meeting but declined to speak on the mandatory Covid19 test.
05:14
05:14

School Closures Good for Early Childhood Development- Experts 4 1

Kisakye notes that whereas Early Childhood Development-ECD is critical in the wellbeing, and future holistic development of the child, it had been focused on classroom learning where pre-schoolers are forced to cram numeracy and literacy.
16:34
16:34

Gov't to Introduce New License for Lower Primary Schools 1 1

Elizabeth Kisakye, the Senior Education Officer in charge of Early Childhood Education says that the proposal will allow the creation of more infant schools to specifically give a variety and targeted services ranging from basic healthcare, adequate nutrition, nurturing, care and stimulation within a safe and clean environment.
15:08
15:08

Uganda Secures UGX 56B COVID-19 Education Recovery Grant reading materials 2 Top story

The project is expected to run for 18 months and will benefit 14.6 million learners in pre-primary, primary, and lower-secondary education cycles, and 406,000 teachers and school administrators. It will focus on ensuring continued learning during the closure of schools and preparing the system for school reopening once the situation allows.
10:52
10:52

Kyambogo University to Demolish Dilapidated Structures 1

Kyambogo University Engineer, Patrick Kalule, agrees that the depleted structures give the university a bad image as compared to other public universities, which has since improved their infrastructure. He blames their delayed improvement on the buildings on limited funding.
06:43
06:43

Buvuma Residents Seek Special Learning Arrangement for Pupils DEO 1 3

At the Island, there is only one resident who owns a television set, which is placed in one small room. He added that although the resident wanted to help, the space at his home is not enough to host the learners, without breaking the guidelines on social distancing in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
05:16
05:16

Reformed Street Children Changing Lives in Karamoja vulnerable children 2

Up to 29 girls, now in upper primary and secondary school, have managed to sponsor the education of 43 other disadvantaged children at Kasmeri Primary School and contributed to the construction of three semi-permanent houses to shelter three elderly persons caring for orphans.
13:12
13:12

Embattled Makerere University Secretary Runs to Court to Challenge Suspension 1 Top story

According to Barugahare, the forced leave is a disguised move to remove him from office and create a management committee outside the law to investigate nonexistent allegations orchestrated personally and concocted by Professor Nawangwe.
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Education Minister Clears E-learning Program for Universities 1 Top story

The Ministry of Education and Sports recently advised universities which had embraced the use of remote collaboration tools to halt the process and await guidelines that would guarantee the effectiveness of the approach.
20:06
20:06

Luweero Pupils Abandon Virtual Classes for Street Vending 4

A Primary Six Pupil at Arise and Shine Primary School who was found vending brooms in Luweero town council on Friday said that her mother is among those whose businesses were closed over the COVID 19 pandemic leaving them with no source of livelihood. He explained that as result, he was directed to vend brooms to get money to look after the family and save for fees.
15:33
15:33

Parents Petition Ministry Over Schools Charging ‘Illegal Fees’ During Lockdown 1

The petition comes barely a week when the education ministry issued a circular ordering schools to stop conducting their own online teaching and charging parents fees for the service saying both actions are irregular. As a result, the ministry even forced the law development centre to suspend their online lesson
15:21
15:21

More Girls Enrolling For Primary Education-Report 1

The report indicates that more than six percent of the adjusted net enrolment of boys in primary education between 2009 and 2018 never attended school compared to three percent for girls.
11:24
11:24

Omoro District to Blacklist Two Companies Over Non Payment, Shoddy Work classrooms 3

Struggle Investments Uganda Company LTD, based in Lira District constructed a block of two classrooms at Awali Primary School in Odek Sub-County without paying residents for the raw materials they supplied for the construction while Acakikwene Construction and General Supplies limited built two classroom blocks at Kalam-Omiya Primary but the walls have developed huge cracks.
15:18
15:18

Education Authoritries in Serere District Want Gov’t to Partially Reopen Schools COVID-19 Lockdown 2 1

According to Michael Erebu, the District Education Officer in Serere. He explains that less than 10 percent of the learners across the district is trying to read or pay attention to the learning programs on the national broadcaster- Uganda Broadcasting Corporation, UBC.
14:14
14:14

Gov't Moves to Take Over Struggling Kanara Secondary School DEO 2 1

The school has been struggling to extend quality education to students due to lack of classrooms, science laboratories, a library, a computer lab, teachers, and scholastic materials among other things.
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