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12:03
12:03

UNICEF, Kasese District Launches Go Back, Stay and Complete School Campaign teenage mothers 4 2

Jane Afoyo, an education specialist at UNICEF, said the campaign is intended to encourage parents, guardians, and all relevant stakeholders to support dropouts to return to school until they complete their studies.
18:36
18:36

Economic Crisis; Kasese Secondary Forced into Mid-Term Break 2 1

The school administration says the situation has been compounded by the inability of some parents to clear school fees for their children pushing the school into debt.
09:41
09:41

Kasese Municipal Authorities Close Two Pupil Hostels for Operating Illegaly 7

The Kasese Municipal Education Officer, Emmy Mwesige Kayiri said that the boarding facilities for the two schools lacked all the requirements to accommodate learners including basic sanitary facilities and safety measures. At Delight Children Education Centre they were using a goats' shelter as bathroom and had beds for the learners.
08:59
08:59

Teachers Strike Affects Operation of Nursery Schools in Kasese Teacher's Strike 4 1

Teacher’s under the Uganda National teacher’s Union-UNATU started an indefinite nationwide strike on June 15, in protest of the government's decision to raise the pay for certain teachers in violation of past agreements that guaranteed equality and harmonization of salaries for all teachers.
10:43
10:43

Activists Ask Gov't To Design Policies To Attract More Girls Into Vocational Schools 3 1

Kitulha Meress, one of the female students at the institute, says that she recieved several discouraging messages from the public during her first semester, arguing that such sentiments have dispirited many of her peers from joining vocational institutions.
14:20
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UNATU Leaders in Kasese Form Surveillance Team to Ensure Compliance to Industrial Action teachers 5 1

Joseph Basisa, the chairperson of UNATU Nyakasanga Division in Kasese Municipality says that they will monitor all schools to ensure that the teachers observe the industrial action.
17:33
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Teachers Abandon Mahango Seed Secondary School 4 1

Nuuhu Matovu Mugabi, the head teacher of Mahango seed secondary school, says that they have not registered any students in Advanced Level since 2019 because many parents are not pleased with the services.
18:27
18:27

Bwera School Fire: 125 Students Lost Property Bwera SS 5 4

Milton Masereka, the Head teacher says that the management of the schools has resolved to set aside a fund to buy mattresses and uniforms for all the affected students.
06:45
06:45

Fire Guts Bwera SS Dormitories

Edgar Bwambale, a student at the school, says that the light in the dormitories went off and after a short while power returned and they instantly heard a blast followed by smoke.
09:02
09:02

Kasese to Rollout COVID-19 Vaccination in Schools as Cases Re-Emerge COVID-19 in Schools 1

Samuel Kabinga, the Kasese district disease surveillance focal person, says that as cases re-emerge, vaccination of children has been identified by authorities as one of the means to reduce transmission and infections in schools.
07:28
07:28

Senior One Student Delivers, Hides Baby in Bush for Three Days 4

The teenager, whose name has been held because she is a minor, reportedly gave birth to a baby girl last Thursday and hide her in the shrubs next to her home. The teenager successfully hid her pregnancy from both the school authorities and her parents.
09:50
09:50

Administrators Ask Gov't to Renovate Schools Destroyed by DRC Refugees bundibugyo schools 3 1

Abraham Mpwerwa, the headteacher of Buusu primary school which is 1.2 kilometers away from the border of DR Congo near river Lamia, says that the refugees destroyed a lot of furniture and used it for cooking.
16:56
16:56

Former LOP Intensifies Go-Back-To School Campaign In Kasese 4 2

Kiiza, the former Kasese woman member of parliament, says that through the campaign, they hope to mobilize different stakeholders, especially parents to ensure their children return and complete school. She says education is a sacrifice and parents must be encouraged to invest in their children.
13:09
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Katunguru Primary School in Appalling State 3 2

The recommended pupil-desk ratio is three pupils per desk, but the school is now struggling with five pupils per desk while other pupils sit on the floor.
13:44
13:44

Returning to School After Pregnancy, A Story Of Two Girls Determined To Complete Studies pregnant girls 4 1

Edward Twijukye, the headteacher of Katunguru Primary School, says that the two girls will inspire young parents faced with similar choices and obstacles that they too can pursue their goals with the right support.
13:48
13:48

Kasese Flood Hit Schools Operating Through Tough Conditions kasese schools 7 2

Friday Bwambale, the deputy headteacher of Bulembia Primary school, says that the school management wrote to Kilembe Mines requesting to use its unoccupied wooden structures and these have now been modified to create three classrooms and office space
16:11
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Parents in Kasese Hesitant to Return Learners to School school re-opening 9 2

School administrators argue that parents are trying to avoid paying schools fees until their convinced of their children's safety.
11:24
11:24

Kasese Teachers Struggling To Create Content In Absence Of Abridged Curriculum 4 2

Evaleri Bwamable, the deputy school headteacher of Ibanda Primary in Maliba Sub County, says that teachers have failed to have a comprehensive study outline due to the absence of a guiding curriculum.
12:54
12:54

Schools Frustrated Over Delayed Release of Capitation Grant Capitation Grants 13 2

In December, the Ministry of Education released 62 Billion Shillings as capitation grants for schools in the current financial year. The grant normally is used by schools to procure instructional materials, facilitate co-curricular activities, school management, and payment of utilities like electricity and water.
16:45
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Parents in Muhokya IDP Camp Struggling To Return Children To School Muhokya camp 8 1

Alimah Aryemah, the chairperson of Muhokya IDP camp, says that the camp has about 183 school-going children many of whom are under the care of single mothers. She told URN that none of the 60 students in secondary school was able to report back on Monday.
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