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08:03
08:03

Poor Nutrition Fuels Silent Epidemic of Non-Communicable Diseases, Experts Warn Kyambogo University 1 2

The observations were made during the ongoing Third National Nutrition Forum, a high level gathering that has brought together various stakeholders from government ministries, departments involved in the food and nutrition value chain, development partners, and other key actors. The forum convened by the office of the prime minister with support from UNICEF serves as a platform for collaborative discussions and strategic planning aimed at addressing the multifaceted challenges posed by malnutrition in Uganda.
22:06
22:06

UBTEB Registers More Females For May-June Examinations 2 2

Statistics from Uganda Business and Technical Examination Board (UBTEB) reveal that this year, the board has registered a total of 32,726 candidates, who will be sitting for their examinations at 294 centers nationwide. Among these candidates, 17,357 are female, comprising an impressive 53 percent of the total candidature.
11:28
11:28

Trade Ministry Courts COMESA for More Funding 1 1

Trade Minister Francis Mwebesa says that Uganda is developing project proposals to benefit from a 48.2 million Euro grant that was extended to the bloc by the European Union to facilitate the Trade Competitiveness and Market Access program which aims to enhance the trade competitiveness of COMESA Member States.
15:40
15:40

63 Percent of TVET Graduates Get Employment Within One Year – Study 1 1

A study conducted by Uganda Business and Technical Examinations Board-UBTEB reveals promising employment outcomes for technical, vocational education, and training (TVET) graduates.
12:29
12:29

Experts Skeptical of Guidelines for Boarding Schools 2

Enforcement of the guidelines at the Ministry has faced significant challenges, primarily due to several factors including a low number of inspectors and limited funding allocated to them. According to a recent report by the Auditor General, the workload for inspectors is overwhelming, with one inspector responsible for overseeing as many as 148 schools. This understaffing has resulted in some schools going uninspected.
08:36
08:36

Public Universities Non-Teaching Staff Issue Warning to Administrators Over Salary Harmonization Funds Kyambogo University 2

Jackson Betihamah, the PUNTSEF chairperson, said that such a move is contrary to the government's original intent in allocating the funds. According to the secretary, the government aimed to harmonize staff salaries, not to allocate the funds for recruitment.
12:48
12:48

Gov’t Calls for Talks with Striking Science Tutors 1

Since August 2023, numerous science tutors primarily from the 23 core primary teacher colleges have expressed grievances about being removed from the science salary scale without sufficient explanation. This action has resulted in them not receiving their rightful payments for eight months.
11:41
11:41

Kyambogo University Emphasizes Due Process in handling Sexual Harassment Cases 3 1

Katunguka maintains that while the university is eager to take decisive action, due process must be followed to ensure that even the accused is given the right to be heard during the investigation process. He added that in many instances where Kyambogo or other institutions have rushed to take action, they have later faced legal repercussions. Instances have arisen where courts have ruled against them, ordering the payment of substantial sums of money due to failures in following due process.
15:28
15:28

Resisting Kiswahili; Another Outcome of Religious Woes in Colonial Buganda higher education 1 3 Top story

Phrases like "Panda Gari," (board the car) "Kitambuliso yako iko wapi?" (where is your Identity card?)" "Funguwa Mulango" (Open the door) and "towa pesa" (bring money) remain engrained in the minds of those who experienced those difficult times.
07:59
07:59

UBTEB Decries Reluctance to Provide Internship Opportunities to Trainees 2 1

Onesmus Oyesigye, the Executive Secretary said that there is reluctance by some industries to offer industrial training placement vacancies to the trainees yet this is very important in the acquisition of hands-on training.
15:45
15:45

What is in UNEB's New Competence Bassed Assessment? question 1 1

Upon examining the sample papers released on Monday and comparing them with past papers, it's evident that UNEB has implemented significant changes. One notable adjustment is the reduction in the number of questions per paper, accompanied by an extension of time for certain subjects.
16:45
16:45

UNEB Releases Sample Papers for New O’Level Curriculum teacher 1 2 Top story

Jennifer Kalule Musamba, the UNEB spokesperson has confirmed that the sample papers are now available, and they distribute them to schools to familiarize both teachers and students with the format of Competency Based Assessment (CBA) questions.
20:20
20:20

More Voices Urge Gov’t To Increase Funding For Education Sector 1 3

Records indicate that the current expenditure on the education sector stands at approximately 11.3 percent of the total government expenditure, falling below the benchmark recommended by the Education 2030 Framework for Action. The framework suggests allocating at least 15 to 20 percent of public expenditure towards education.
17:31
17:31

Union Puts Gov’t on Notice Over Removal Of Tutors, ICT Teachers From Science Salary Scale 1 3

The Uganda Professional Science Teachers' Union (UPSTU) has issued an ultimatum to the government, giving it a ten-day window to reinstate science tutors and ICT teachers on the science salary scale. Failure to comply may result in the union resorting to industrial action.
10:01
10:01

30-Year Legacy in Ruins: Lungujja Progressive School Falls Victim to Loan-Property Sale Scandal state attorney 1 Top story

Founded by Sarah Nabuuma Nyanzi, the school commenced its journey with merely two pupils in a modest boys' quarter of her Lungujja residence in 1995. With determination, Nyanzi painstakingly built the school brick by brick.
11:21
11:21

Muteesa I Royal University Granted Charter 1

In a letter dated March 13, 2024, The National Council for Higher Education confirmed that the charter, signed by the President, is pending gazetting by legal procedures.
09:02
09:02

Education Experts Question Effectiveness of Adminstering Mock Exams to Teachers 7 1

Forty teachers from the 15 public schools in Nakaseke District with the worst performance as per the district ranking were required to take a competency test.
10:01
10:01

UNEB Asks Gov’t to Boost Investment in ICT 4 1

During the release of the 2023 UACE examination results, Dan Odongo, the Executive Director of UNEB, highlighted the board's observation that many schools lack the necessary computer and printer equipment essential for practical work.
15:49
15:49

80,643 Students Qualify For University Admission As UNEB Releases S.6 Exam Results 5 1 Top story

The results also indicate that 18,624 students achieved one principal pass, while 9,225 obtained a pass with one subsidiary pass. While this group of learners may not qualify for direct admission into a university degree program, they still have the opportunity to be admitted to institutions of higher learning to pursue diplomas and certificates in different fields.
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Breaking Stereotypes; Star Performers Embrace TVET in Selection Process 1 5

This academic year, officials in charge of selecting and placing students for technical and vocational institutions have noticed that high-achieving students with better grades at O' level are showing a growing preference for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET).
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