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17:46
17:46

Karenga to Get Second Gov't Aided School 1

With low affinity for school education in Karamoja, there is no single privately owned secondary school. Government remains a monopolist in secondary education.
18:25
18:25

Increase Capitation Before Abolishing Extra-Charges in Public Schools – Educationists 3

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.
07:55
07:55

Kilembe Secondary School Closed 1 2

Last week the students locked their classes and marched to the office of the Resident District Commissioner protesting teacher absenteeism.
19:24
19:24

Schools Struggle to Train Learners in Vocational Occupations under New Curriculum 2

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.
11:38
11:38

Arocha Primary School Seeks UGX 200M to Rehabilitate Classrooms 3 2

The school with more than 2,000 pupils has classroom blocks that are dilapidated with a leaking roof, broken ceiling boards and sinks, inadequate and non-functional toilets coupled with limited space.
12:21
12:21

Police Exonerates Head Teacher Accused of Defiling, Battering Own Daughter Yole primary school 3

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.
10:40
10:40

Rubirizi RDC Closes School for Flouting Covid-19 SOPs 2 2

The school had opened to other classes including the nursery section contrary to the guidelines set by the Ministry of Education.
09:51
09:51

Ediofe Cathedral Parish in Land Row with Private School Land Conflict 3 2

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.
08:47
08:47

Ivan Ssempijja Wins Makerere University Guild Presidential Race 2 4

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.
15:59
15:59

Bududa District to Return UGX 300M for Construction of Nakatsi Seed School 1

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.
15:12
15:12

UNBS Takes Standards to Innovative University Students 5

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.
11:30
11:30

Teachers Earn UGX 2,000 Per Lesson as Schools Struggle to Survive 3 1

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.
11:27
11:27

Kilembe Secondary School Students Strike over Teacher Absenteeism 1 4

Ernest Balizora the school head prefect says that the teachers have abandoned their responsibilities and it could affect the performance of the students.
14:27
14:27

Makerere University Guild Elections Set for Friday 1 2

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.
10:21
10:21

Teacher Shortage Impeding Swahili Language Teaching in Apac Schools 3

Last year, the government rolled out the revised curriculum for lower secondary schools. About 16,000 teachers were trained to implement the new curriculum, however, Kiswahili teachers were lacking.
08:49
08:49

Unexploded Bombs Recovered in School Garden in Lamwo 1 1

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.
17:19
17:19

LDU Shoots Dead Metropolitan International University Student namungoona 3 3 Top story

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.
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.
14:20
14:20

Teacher Arrested On Suspicion of Sexually Abusing 6 Girls 2 1 Top story

Luke Owoyesigire, the Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, identifies the suspect as Moses Mpanga Aldo, a resident of Nansana municipality in Wakiso district.
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