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12:22
12:22

Calls for Selflessness as Nyakasura Alumni Honour Former Teacher education 2 2

Kaddu Mpiima taught Fine Art at Nyakasura School for seven years, from 1974 to 1981. Many of those who went through his hands attribute much of their success to the now retired teacher and describe him as a "special teacher and administrator" with a "gentle and artistic soul.”
08:45
08:45

Masaka City Education Authorities Appeal to Public Service Over Biting Teachers Shortage 2

Steven Kakeeto, the Masaka City Principal Education Officer, indicates that they are apparently grappling with huge staffing gaps in government primary schools, a situation that is compromising consistency and quality of learning.
19:01
19:01

Masaka Private Schools Struggle with New Secondary Curriculum 1

Mary Babirye Kabanda, the Chairperson of the Proprietors of the Private Secondary Schools in in Masaka indicates that the majority of them do not have the required instructional materials for the new curriculum hence remaining stuck with its implementation.
17:41
17:41

Bishop Jjumba Orders Compulsory School Feeding Masaka diocese 1 2

Bishop Jjumba says his administration will not tolerate parents who fail to provide food for their children while at school.
20:44
20:44

Masaka District to Tighten Assessment of Candidates 2

According to the leaders, tight screening is aimed at eliminating the high number of students who are classified as ungraded in the district.
06:35
06:35

NCHE Recommends Muteesa Royal University for Chartering

Professor Mary Okwokol, the NHCE Executive Director, indicates that the council has considered the University application and established that it had finally fulfilled the institutional preconditions for chartering.
08:08
08:08

Headteachers Appeal to Parliament On Universal Sponsorship of Upgrading Teachers

Last year, the Ministry of Education and Sports announced the implementation of the national teachers’ policy requiring all teachers to have a bachelor's degree.
17:20
17:20

Masaka Bishop Challenges Gov't on Promotion of Industrial Productivity 3 2

Bishop Jumba observed that the majority of Ugandans in the informal sector are less skilled which affects their productivity hence affecting the quality of their lives.
08:35
08:35

TASO Starts Counselling to Avert Stigma Against HIV Positive Learners 2

Fiona Nakimera, a counselor at TASO Masaka center says the concern of stigma in schools coupled with the negative attitude of teachers has consistently featured prominently during their engagement with HIV-positive students, which threatens their adherence to drugs.
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.
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.
15:22
15:22

Staff Shortage Hits Gov't Schools in Masaka City 1 1

Gorreti Ndagire, the head teacher of Nyendo Public School, says that the school is understaffed by six teachers, despite the recently registered increase in the learners’ enrollment as parents transfer children from private to government schools due to a lack of fees.
12:21
12:21

Gov't Schools in Masaka Register Influx Of New Learners 1 5

Jannat Nakawunde, the Deputy Headteacher in Charge of Academics at Hill Public School Bwala in Masaka Town, says they are receiving an unusually high number of parents seeking vacancies for their children citing the high fees in private schools they were previously attending.
19:51
19:51

Muteesa Royal University Closes Auxiliary Campuses as Charter Delays 4

Despite admitting students and conducting lessons in the different academic disciplines, the centres were operated without authorization of the National Council for Higher Education-NCHE; a statutory body responsible for overseeing universities and other tertiary institutions' education in the country.
09:14
09:14

VP Alupo Cautions Students on Strikes, Urges Them to Embrace Dialogue 3 1

Alupo expressed concern that the student strikes don't only cause infrastructural damages but also soil the reputation of the affected and impede the government's broader objective of developing the education sector.
08:36
08:36

Security Maintains Presence At Kimanya Secondary School As Students Return 1

The security personnel are currently manning the school’s main gate and watching over from different corners as students in candidate classes report back from a forced suspension.
14:55
14:55

School Strike: 14 Kimanya Students in Custody, Parents Threaten to Sue Students Strike 2 1 Top story

Mohammad Nsubuga, the Greater Masaka Regional Police Spokesperson has confirmed the detention of the students for their role in the strike.
13:02
13:02

Bishop Wants Civil Servants Salary Scale Reviewed to End Recurrent Strikes 1 4

Bishop Katumba’s advice comes over a week after primary and Arts teachers in secondary schools laid down their tools demanding enhancements of their salaries. Besides the teachers, health professionals, lecturers, and nonteaching staff in public universities have also repeatedly gone on strike to demand a pay rise.
10:37
10:37

Parents Criticize Govt’s Pledge to Enhance Science Teachers' Salaries 1 4

The secondary science teachers in government schools, under the umbrella body of Uganda Professional Science Teachers’ Union-UPSTU, have commenced their industrial action demanding enhancements of their salaries.
10:27
10:27

Seven Muteesa University Students Arrested over Campaign Procession 4

The students who are detained at Masaka Central Police station were arrested on Tuesday after they conducted a drive through Masaka town together with the various candidates.
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