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10:26
10:26

Schools Apply Daily Fees Charges to Woo Struggling Parents school fees 1 5

Learners returned to schools on Monday, January 10, 2022, after 22 months of closure over the COVID 19 pandemic. However, many learners are still home as parents hustle to return their children over lack of fees and other requirements.
18:19
18:19

Police Foil Fresh Strike At Bukalasa Agricultural College Poor sanitation 4 2

On Monday night, students of Bukalasa Agricultural College went on strike and threw stones in the compound in protest against sitting examinations without studies, sexual harassment, and poor sanitation among other complaints.
11:39
11:39

Schools Dedicate First Week to Counselling for Learners Economic activities 7 2

Learners, across the country, are returning to school this week after 22 months of shutdowns which were effected as one of the measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Although some learners were studying online during the time, many others, especially in rural areas have not had any interaction with a teacher since the closure in March 2020.
15:57
15:57

40 Schools Fail to Reopen in Greater Luwero school reopening 2 4

Daniel Ssajjabi the Chairperson of Luwero District Private Primary and Secondary Schools Association says that the affected schools were closed because some were being hosted in rental buildings and the directors were unable to pay arrears over prolonged lockdown.
13:34
13:34

Gov't Schools in Luwero Yet to Receive Funds Ahead of Reopening Capitation Grants 4 1

In October last year, the Education Ministry released 50 percent of the first quarter capitation grant for all government-aided schools to help them prepare ahead of the scheduled January 10th reopening.
11:09
11:09

Nakasongola Pupils To Resume Studies In Tents School Reopening

Fredson Kakooza Wilson, the LC 3 Chairperson of Nabiswera sub-county, says that they secured five acres of land at Kalwara village to relocate Moone Primary School to ensure the 265 learners continue with studies.
12:23
12:23

Luwero Retired Teachers Form Association 1 3

Ssentongo said that the current Pensioners’ Association has been asking retired teachers about 50,000 shillings before recommending them to access benefits something which is unfair and unnecessary.
11:19
11:19

Complaints as Cabinet Abolishes PTA Fees lunch 5 1

Recently the Minister in charge of ICT and National Guidance, Dr. Chris Baryomunsi said that the Cabinet had resolved all Universal Primary (UPE) and Secondary Schools (USE) to stop charging learners any fees as schools reopen in January next year. But parents, headteachers and local leaders have asked the government not to abolish the PTA fees until it's able to fund the schools adequately.
17:59
17:59

150 Teenagers in Luwero Acquire Life Skills to Deal With Lockdown resilience 2 5

Safe Spaces was launched after the March 2020 directive by President Yoweri Museveni to have all schools and learners sent home following the outbreak COVID 19. The pandemic has since ravaged economies across the globe and killed over five million people.
15:29
15:29

Police Investigates Cause of Fresh Fire Outbreak At Katikamu SDA SS fire out break

Julius Namansa, the Headteacher of Katikamu SDA SS says that the school will replace the learner’s property to enable them to continue learning since the damage wasn’t much.
12:38
12:38

Kadhi Stops Headteachers from Nominating SMC Members education act 2008 4 1 Top story

Sheikh Ramadhan Mulindwa, the Luwero District Kadhi has confirmed receiving the notification from the DEO and directed Imams and country sheikhs to handle the nomination of SMC members at the 34 Muslim founded schools in the districts.
12:59
12:59

Heavy Rains Destroy Classroom Block, Injure Eight Pupils

Christopher Mugisha, the Headteacher of Kyampologoma primary school says that the pupils were discussing around 4 pm on Sunday when heavy rain started and blew off the roof of their classroom block. He says falling bricks hit the pupils as they tried to run away from the classroom to save their lives.
20:04
20:04

Students Ask Opportunities Commission to Ensure Equal Access of Loan Scheme 4

On Tuesday, the board released a list of 1,113 successful loan scheme applicants for the academic year 2020/21, many of them male applicants from urban areas. The board has handled 26,698 applicants for loans to join higher education in the last six years of its existence.
20:54
20:54

We Can't Compel Schools to Waive Fees Balances-Minister 2

Zenar Nasur the Luwero District Secretary for Education says that schools remained empty on day one after parents failed to pay fees to allow their children return for studies.
07:27
07:27

3855 Teenage Pregnancies Registered in Greater Luwero schools 4

Zenar Nasur, the Luweero District Education Secretary, says most of the teenagers were lured into sex after being left alone at home by their parents. She explains that most of the affected girls live with their grandparents and guardians who exercise little control over them, which gives them leeway to engage in irresponsible sexual behavior with their peers or male adults.
20:06
20:06

Luweero Pupils Abandon Virtual Classes for Street Vending 4

A Primary Six Pupil at Arise and Shine Primary School who was found vending brooms in Luweero town council on Friday said that her mother is among those whose businesses were closed over the COVID 19 pandemic leaving them with no source of livelihood. He explained that as result, he was directed to vend brooms to get money to look after the family and save for fees.
09:41
09:41

IGG Orders Cancellation of Illegal Titles from Bukalasa College Land Land titles 1

The Inspector General of Government Irene Mulyagonja has noted that in July 2006, Luweero district through the Uganda Land Commission erroneously issued five new certificates of freehold titles on the land belonging to Bukalasa Agricultural College.
17:44
17:44

Luweero Parents Skeptical as Education Ministry Rolls Out Response Plan COVID Pandemic 3

Education Minister Janet Museveni says that the Ministry has developed a Preparedness and Response Plan to enable the continuity of learning during the lockdown. According to the new plan, learners will be taught on radio and TV.
15:39
15:39

Renovation Works At Bukalasa Agricultural College Launched World Bank 2 3

Muhwezi who is also head of Secretariat Technical Vocational Education and Training Policy Working Group revealed that in the first phase the renovation works will be executed by Vambeco Enterprises Uganda at 9.4 billion shillings.
13:38
13:38

Nakaseke Reaps Better Results after Intensifying Pressure on Teachers 1 2

According to the Uganda National Examination Board, Nakaseke district registered a 95 per cent pass rate and a 27 per cent increase in pass performance compared to the past year. Out of 4,447 candidates registered in the district, 428 (9.9 per cent) scored aggregates in division one, 2,474 (57.3 per cent) obtained aggregates in division two, while 801 (18.9 per cent) attained division three aggregates.
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