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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.
15:39
15:39

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

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.
17:44
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.
15:12
15:12

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

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.
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.
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.
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.
16:52
16:52

Deaf Schools Stuck With Self-Study Materials 2 4

Pius Oketcho, the headteacher of Mulago School for the deaf says the school received copies of home learning materials for the upper primary classes however, the school cannot give out these textbooks to the learners. He explains that there are no interpreters at home to help the deaf understand the content.
11:45
11:45

Makerere University Finalists Resume Online Lectures Schools 3 1

Shadrach Wesike from the school of Statistics notes that out of five-course units, at least two lecturers commenced teaching through zoom while others upload work on the University e-learning platform.
19:09
19:09

Gov’t Cleared to Borrow UGX 530bn Loan for Construction of Secondary Schools Parliament 2 1

According to the Ministry, 116 schools will be constructed out of which 84 schools will be in non-refugee hosting districts while 32 new schools in the refugee-hosting districts. At least 61 existing schools in refugee-hosting districts will also be expanded.
18:49
18:49

Gov't Suspends Transfer of Teachers in Public Secondary Schools 3

Dr.Dennis Mugimba, the education ministry spokesperson says that the minister of Education and Sports Mrs Janet Museveni has instructed the authorities in the ministry responsible for the process to stop transfers with immediate effect and allow the education service commission to proceed with the verification exercise as soon as schools reopen.
17:59
17:59

No Need To Benchmark, Just Go Vaccinate; Education Ministry To Ugandans 2

Several educationists and some members of the public have been blaming and calling upon the government to emulate neighbouring countries that have been able to reopen schools for the learners even as the pandemic continues.
10:36
10:36

Local Govt's Asked to Vaccinate Teachers, Students by End of September

According to Dr Mwebesa, the re-opening of schools is highly dependent on the vaccination of teachers and students in tertiary institutions aged 18 years and above
20:25
20:25

UNICEF in 18 Hours of Silence to Mark 18 Months of School Closures 1 Top story

New numbers from UNESCO, released this Thursday, show that schools are now fully open in 117 countries, with 539 million students back in class, ranging from pre-primary to secondary levels. Around 117 million students, representing 7.5 per cent of the total, are still affected by complete school closures in 18 countries.
14:36
14:36

Headteachers Oppose Shifts at Primary Level as Proposed for Safe Reopening 5

Several primary school head teachers in Kampala are opposed to the staggered way of reopening as proposed by the government for safe reopening that calls for having two learning shifts per day or having alternate days for the learners.
18:53
18:53

Rotary International President Pledges to Aid Long Distance Learning Makerere University 1 1

Today, as he concluded his three-day visit to Uganda, the Rotary International President Shekar Mehta pledged partnership with the government of Uganda to support distance learning through raising resources to procure supportive equipment like radios and televisions. He was addressing journalists after a visit to Makerere University which hosts one of the seven Rotary Peace Centres across the World.
16:19
16:19

Imbalances Cited in UGX 530b Secondary Education Expansion Project Parliament 1 6

The project will see 116 schools constructed. Of these, 84 schools will be constructed in non-refugee hosting districts while 32 new schools will be constructed in the refugee-hosting districts. at least 61 existing schools in refugee-hosting districts will also be expanded.
17:09
17:09

Gov't Sued Over Poor Quality of Education Inflicted on Learners in Bududa 1

According to the complainants, Bududa has continued to be one of the worst-performing districts academically at national level due to the low funding of the education sector in Uganda. The complainants want the court to order the Ministry of Education and Sports to develop a national affirmative policy on UPE education that will see more monies sent to the schools.
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