Issa Matovu, an educationist and former chairman of the National Conference on Primary Teachers’ Education, says that without addressing issues that led to the collection of the said fees, any decision to the contrary will worsen the quality of education across the country.
Under the new lower secondary curriculum, learners are expected to pursue one vocational occupation, to be assessed in Senior Three, in line with the Uganda Vocational Qualifications Framework. But the schools do not have the required equipment and staff to implement the framework.
In a letter signed and issued by the CID Officer Terego Mohammad Matatah and copied to the School Management Committee of Yole, Regional CIID West Nile among others, the police said the suspect could not be prosecuted for lack of sufficient evidence as advised by the Resident State Attorney Arua.
The over two acres of land located in Ediofe Mission village Komite parish, former Pajulu Sub County is reported to be belonging to Ediofe Cathedral Parish after it was handed by the then locals to Comboni Missionaries over 100 years ago.
In an election that was organized both physically and online Ssempijja, a fourth-year student of Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery defeated two other candidates in the race. Ssempijja garnered 3,112 votes while his close rival Aaron Oguttu obtained 1,833 votes while National Resistance Movement –NRM party leaning candidate Edwine Bbosa Bwetuyita got 248 votes.
George William Wopuwa the Bududa Resident District Commissioner said it is so unfortunate that most of the district works are contracted from the centre which delays the delivery of services to the community.
According to UNBS, the uptake of standards among manufacturers is still wanting and now they want to ensure that the upcoming manufacturers are supported and empowered to know the importance of standards.
One of them said that payments are now released on a weekly basis after computation of the number of lessons taught. For instance, if a teacher taught four lessons each day, he is paid a sum of 40,000 Shillings at the end of the week, which would also translate into 160,000 Shillings at the end of the month.
Rodney Kiggundu, the Public Relations Officer of the University’s Electoral Commission says that 38,000 students are legible to vote out of which 18,000 are expected to vote physically from the 39 polling stations around the university while 20,000 will vote online.
The Ngomoromo LCI Chairperson Bosco Kidega says the bomb was discovered on Tuesday by parents and casual labourers who unearthed the devices as they were preparing the school garden to embark on the tree-planting campaign.
The deceased identified as Matovu Ali a first year in first semester who has been pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Education was gunned down this morning at around 7:00am at the University premises next to the faculty of education and humanities offices. Ahmed Kiwanuka, the guild president Metropolitan International University, says that Matovu met his death around 7:00am at the University premises next to the faculty of education and humanities.