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16:53
16:53

Kisonko SS in Bundibugyo Closed Over Student's Strike 1

A neighbor to the school said they were shocked to see students as early as 6:00 AM some of whom were drunk. According to some of the students who spoke to URN on condition of anonymity, they decided to strike after the school administration ignored their complaints severally.
16:04
16:04

Students Showcase Business Ideas that can Generate Cash as They Conserve the Environment 1 4

Jessie Junior Lufafa, a student at Agha Khan High School told URN that his team is making paper bags out of cow dung in order to solve the problem of cutting down trees to make paper from timber.
15:03
15:03

Headteachers Mad at UNSA Leaders for Duping them into Using Students in Protests 2 4

Edward Ssekiziyiu, the deputy head teacher of Wampewo Ntake Secondary School, says that UNSA duped headteachers saying that student leaders had been invited for meetings with the president. He continues that despite the protest beingpolice-guarded, it impossible to foresee situations in which students could be hurt given the kind of protests that often take place in Kampala.
13:30
13:30

Poor Sanitation Affecting Learning at Comboni College Lira 1 6

John Charles Bua, the Headteacher of Comboni College, says the problem is so big that the school alone cannot handle especially during this economic crisis, a reason why he has called for support from both government and well-wishers.
08:19
08:19

JEEMA’s Katushabe Rejects MUST Guild President Election Results 2

Katushabe garnered 785 votes and lost to Nasasira who garnered 945 votes. NRM’s Martin Nuwabine came third with 495 votes while independents Kenneth Nuwaha came fourth with 444 votes, and Augustine Erima trailed the group with 292 votes.
11:39
11:39

Head Teacher Works Under Tree for 7 Months as Office Remains Locked by Angry Predecessor 4 3

Gomba District Chief Administrative Officer, Joseph Kisubi confirmed that his office reshuffled all head teachers to remove those in acting capacity and replace them with substantive ones but Nanyonjo refused to hand over the office. The CAO said that upon receiving the complaint, he invited Nanyonjo to come and hand over but she did not appear on the first time and on the second time, the entire district team led by the chairperson went to the school and she eluded them.
21:55
21:55

Schools Ordered to Revive Covid-19 Guidelines to Contain Ebola Spread 2 1

In addition to reviving task forces that were established to fight COVID-19, all SOPs that were issued once schools fully reopened following the two-year school closure should be emphasized in order to successfully stop the spread of Ebola in learning institutions.
17:23
17:23

Muni Teachers College Wants Capitation Grant Increased 1 3

Currently, the Ministry of Education and Sports gives 1,800 Shillings to each student at the National Teachers College.
08:18
08:18

Education Minister Condemns NGO's Promoting Condom Use in Schools student 2 3

Mrs Museveni hinted that there is a new global agenda to deliberately promote immorality, which is evidenced in the indecent entertainment performances openly exhibited before children. She says that teams have been dispatched for extensive enquiries, against such practices and that implicated individuals will be apprehended.
18:38
18:38

MPs Decry Shrinking Space for Freedom of Expression at Makerere University 2 7

Basalirwa also said that as the institution celebrates 100 years, there is a need for parliament to consider having and committing enough resources to support its infrastructural development.
18:21
18:21

UHRC Wants Provisions Used to Deny Citizens Information Amended 1 5

Mariam Wangadya, the UHRC Chairperson, says despite the constitutional provisions on access to information, a section of public officers is still withholding information hiding behind the Official Secrets Act and other provisions in related laws.
12:26
12:26

Low Student Intake As Gov't Injects UGX 6b At Sasiira Technical Institute 2 1

Despite the investments, Nakasongola district leaders are concerned about the low student intake, especially from the host district.
08:36
08:36

Schools Yet to Register with DIT Ahead of First National Assessment 1 2

Under the new curriculum, learners are expected to choose one vocational occupation which is expected to be assessed in senior three, in line with the Uganda Vocational Qualifications Framework-UVQF. According to timelines, the assessment will be held next year.
09:09
09:09

Masaka Parents SS Remains Open After Fire Outbreak 2 2

The fire that broke out on Monday destroyed the senior four girls’ dormitory which was accommodating 43 students.
08:16
08:16

Madrasa Education: NCDC, Muslims Yet to Agree On Dual Curriculum 1 2

NCDC officials continue to express skepticism about the notion of permitting a dual curriculum in schools. According to Dr. Grace Baguma, head of NCDC, the idea of a dual curriculum in any form may cause learners to be overloaded.
13:20
13:20

Schools Withdraw Regular Meals over High Food Prices 5 1

The prevailing high cost of food has compelled school administrators to adjust their menus and regular feeding schedules such that they can operate within the available limited budgets.
08:36
08:36

Prof Kajubi Remembered with Call to Redifine Academic Achievement 1 3

Dr Nkatta, a renowned educationist and specialist in management and administration sciences in the public sector made the remarks during the third memorial lecture, in honour of Prof William Senteza Kajubi, an educationist and former Vice Chancellor of Makerere University.
16:21
16:21

Muni University Students Demand Heightened Security in Barifa Forest 5 1

The students' demand comes in the wake of renewed attacks on road users, by suspected criminal gangs along the road where many students have lost laptops, and cash among others at night.
10:42
10:42

Environmentalists Want Conservation Campaigns Integrated in Education Curriculum 2 4

Fr Ssendege observed the need to revise the current teaching materials right from primary schools by introducing environment conservation practices that specially targets the children whose future is largely reliant on nature.
08:37
08:37

Makerere Starts Consultations on Guild Constitution Review 1 1

This comes at a time when a group of students led by the former Makerere University Guild President Shamim Nambassa has already filed a lawsuit in the High Court contesting the ongoing constitutional review process.
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