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20:02

Kwania Registers 5,375 Teenage Pregnancy Cases in 21 Months 1 4

A report prepared by police and local leaders from different health facilities across the district indicates that 5,375 cases were registered from January 2020 up to September 2021.
20:01
20:01

MOE Gets Equipment to Enable Long Distance Learning for BTVET Institutions 2

The equipment which consists of laptops, data storage sticks, projectors and smart boards was given to 10 institutions. These include; Ntinda Vocational Institute, Nakawa Vocational Institute, Rucid Organic College, Lwetanga Farm Institute, Sesse Farm Institute, Busitema Univerity and Kaberamaido Technical Institute. Other institutions include: National Instructors College Abilonino, Bobbi Polytechnic and Bukalasa Agriculture College.
18:17
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Gulu University Launches Anti –Sexual Harassment Policy 2 1

The policy was formulated in partnership with Makerere University Gender Mainstreaming Directorate with financial support from UN Women, under the Safer Universities Project launched in 2019 in response to the call under the European Union and United Nation spotlight initiative on eliminating all forms of violence against women and girls.
15:39
15:39

UPC Demands for Lifting of Curfew Hours to Favor Evening Classes 4 1

Muzeyi Faizo, Head of Media and Communications at UPC, reasons that most of higher learning institutions’ students are privately sponsored, they utilize morning hours to work, that is why there is need to revisit the curfew hours to enable them look for resources to finance their education, balance work and studies as well as decongesting classes.
13:59
13:59

Private Universities Admit 2020 S6 Leavers as Gov’t Gambles with Academic Year 1 5 Top story

Julius Ssekatawa, the Spokesperson of Kampala University, says that they are currently admitting learners for the 2021/2022 academic year based on the fact that the main intake always places around August- September.
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08:29

Buikwe Village Teams Advocacy Train to End Early Child Pregnancies 3 1

According to Buikwe Deputy Education Officer Joyce Nalubega, the champions of advocacy at villages are going to monitor as well as engage parents and children emphasizing the high chances of missing returning to schools due to early pregnancies, dangers of child labour, indecent dressing and peer influence.
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17:44

FDC Demands for A Full Time Education Minister 3 1

Speaking during the weekly FDC press conference at their headquarters Najjanankumbi, the FDC party spokesperson Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda, reasoned that the education sector needs a minister who is ready to be in the field identifying problems and suggesting solutions unlike the first lady and Minister of Education and Sports, Janet Museveni who is busy and inaccessible to handle the prevailing crisis.
07:27
07:27

Bukedea School Shifts Office to Pit Latrines Kamutur Sub County 2 2 Top story

Stephen Ogaali, the Deputy Head Teacher Acomai Primary School and only staff member found in the school told our reporter that they have written several reports to the district for help but nothing is forthcoming.
07:18
07:18

Otuke District to Enroll Teenage Pregnant Girls Back at School Teenage Pregnancies 4

Susan Abeja, the Otuke District Woman MP believes that the girls should be given a chance to continue studying even after giving birth. She says as leaders, they will make sure that the girls receive the necessary support they require at school.
15:12
15:12

Schools Want Gaps in Distribution of Self Study Materials Addressed 1 6

However as the ministry plans to distribute the materials next month, schools want the ministry to address the gaps that include unfairness in the distribution, delays in delivering the materials, less content and also lack of standard mechanism of monitoring the learners at home.
14:42
14:42

7,712 Teenage Pregancies Recorded in Kigezi 2 8

Pamela Kembabazi, the Rukiga District Senior Probation, and Welfare Officer says that 71 cases were recorded from July 2020 to July 2021. Kembabazi attributes the rising cases to the negligence of parents.
11:13
11:13

Special Needs Schools Worried of Retention of Learners When Schools Reopen 1 4

According to the teachers, with the absence of reliable home-based study materials for learners with special needs especially those who study in the sign-language model, many of them have been demotivated and there is a likelihood that a big number may not return to school.
10:48
10:48

Ministry of Education Directs Gulu College of Health Sciences to Reopen teargas 1 2

On September 9, more than 300 students of the College protested against the new fees structure levied by Management.
18:17
18:17

Teachers to Conduct Remedial Teaching, Assessment When Schools Reopen 2

Dr Dennis Mugimba, the Education Ministry Spokesperson says that they are redesigning the school calendar to enable the learners undergo remedial studies for three months.
17:42
17:42

Schools Reopening: Gov't to Prioritize Learners in P.1, S.1, S.5 Minister Muyingo 5 1

Muyingo says that unlike the re-opening of schools after the first lockdown when the emphasis was put on finalists, this time they plan to emphasize first-year classes to enable them to finalize their studies so that they can make room for the new entrants.
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Give Pregnant Teenagers Second Chance in School–Educationists teenage pregnancies 1

Benson Katyango Boeing, a Senior Education Officer of Kotido district says girls are at the risk of dropping out of school once their parents don’t give them another chance to study and complete their education because despite early pregnancies.
12:12
12:12

LDC to Reschedule Supplementary Exams 1 1

Frank Nigel Othembi, the LDC Executive Director, says that they hope to finalize the process of arranging the supplementary papers when students resume face to face learning.
22:51
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Museveni Reopens Places Of Worship, Gives Timelines on Schools Reopening

Museveni said that the government has a target of vaccinating 22million people although the focus now is on the 4.8million priority population.
17:39
17:39

UPC Calls for Full Reopening of Economy 3

UPC head of Media and Communications Muzeyi Faizo, said that a fully functioning society will support the economy and equally raise enough revenue or income to finance the welfare of the citizens.
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