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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.
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.
22:38
22:38

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.
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.
05:09
05:09

Private School Teachers Petition KCCA Over Unpaid Salaries 1

Jesse Baiga, a teacher at Makindye Citizen School says that they haven't been paid since April, yet they were only given a half pay for the month of March. They are now seeking KCCA’s intervention to get them out of destitution.
06:07
06:07

Makerere University Cancels Dental Surgery Student Admissions 1 1

Namoah further explains that students who had been admitted on government sponsorship for the same programme will be shifted to other programmes based on the other choices that they had applied for. However, one must meet the cutoff points to be shifted to another programme.
14:50
14:50

Makerere University Withdraws Summons to Staff 1

In a letter dated June 18, the University Secretary Lawrence Ssanyu notes that by the time of issuing the notice they were not aware that the High Court had prohibited the university from conducting any disciplinary action against the two staff.
13:55
13:55

5000 Schools Might Close Due to Lockdown-NPA COVID-19 Pandemic 1 1

Matte also noted that only about 30 percent of the learners are benefiting from the interventions by the Education and Sports Ministry and other stakeholders.
04:52
04:52

Universal, Inclusive Education ‘Non-Negotiable’- Report

The report highlights that even before the COVID-19 pandemic, one-in-five children, adolescents and youth were entirely excluded from education. Stigma, stereotypes and discrimination have also kept millions more children alienated from classrooms, with the current crisis further perpetuating different forms of exclusion.
16:20
16:20

Kyambogo Earmarks UGX400M for Online Learning Jonathan Tundulu 4 1

Dr. John Okuonzi, the Director of Information Communication and Technology and Services Kyambogo University, says management approved the decision to invest in online learning platforms after realising that the Covid19 pandemic may take long to warrant face to face learning.
05:54
05:54

COVID-19 Education Response Plan a White Elephant – Prof. Masagazi 2

Prof Masagazi-Msaazi, the Principal of the College of Education and External Studies at Makerere University, notes that whereas the interventions seemed to be good, they were not based on fact and data and as a result, the framers and implementers made a lot of mistakes.
17:00
17:00

Ministry of Education Suspends LDC’s Online Classes 1

The Law Development Centre-LDC had opened up an online portal two weeks ago to ensure continuity of learning during the lockdown. But State Minister for Higher Education John Chrysostom Muyingo says that several parliamentarians had petitioned the ministry saying that the online learning at LDC was segregative.
13:13
13:13

Full List of Students Admitted to Makerere, MUBS

Makerere University and its Nakawa based business school will jointly admit only 1,481students on different programmes. The office of the academic registrar will soon or later announce when admitted students will pick their admission letters.
18:23
18:23

Makerere Admits 1,400 Students as PUJAB Concludes 2020/2021 Admissions 1

Makerere University and its Nakawa based business school will jointly admit only 1,481students on different programmes. The other eight public universities are yet to declare their admission lists. Usually, Makerere University admits almost half of the available slots.
16:35
16:35

Clergy Explain Lacuna in Sexuality Education Framework Church of Uganda 4

The framework had been divided into themes for each age group and what content they would have access to. The age group 3 -5 that is most controversial was supposed to learn how to follow instructions and knowing themselves or anatomy where children were to be taught how to differentiate their gender.
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