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16:28
16:28

Schools in Gulu Struggle to Operate As Parents Fail to Pay Fees capitation grant 1 2

Moses Kidega, the Deputy Head-teacher of Gulu College School, a private aided institution disclosed that of 141 candidates registered to sit UCE, only 78 had partially cleared the school dues while 63 were still struggling to look for fees worth over 20 million shillings.
17:59
17:59

Public Universities Academic Staff, Vice Chancellors to Meet over Industrial Strike Kyambogo University 1 2

The Forum for Academic Staff Association in Public Universities (FASPU) chaired by Kamunyu will on Friday meet the Vice Chancellor`s Forum under the chairmanship of Kyambogo University Vice-Chancellor, Professor Elly Katunguka at Kyambogo University.
14:31
14:31

Schools in Fort Portal Struggle to Operate over Delayed Release of Capitation Grant 1 1

Capitation grant is computed based on school’s enrollment. The government provides 10,000 shillings for each pupil under the Universal Primary Education -UPE. Those under Universal Secondary Education are allocated 41,000 Shillings and 85,000 shillings for O’ and A’level respectively.
13:31
13:31

UCE Candidates in Gulu Bothered by Failure to Complete Syllabus COVID-19 pandemic. 1 3

Irene Mwaka, the Headteacher of Gulu Senior Secondary School acknowledges that the period after the reopening of schools couldn’t allow for completion of the O'level syllabus but maintains that teachers did their best to prepare the finalists amidst the COVID-19 uncertainties.
12:00
12:00

Kahendero Primary School in Appalling State schools 3 4

Kahendero primary which has an enrolment of over 210 learners may not be able to handle this number once all classes fully resume according to the school administrators.
19:57
19:57

Gov't Considers Special Term for Semi-Candidates in Revised School Calendar 1 1

Ismael Mulindwa, the director in charge of basic and secondary education says that after several meetings, they have realized that semi-candidates in primary six, Senior three, and senior five had been allocated limited time to run through their respective class syllabi before they can be promoted to candidate classes.
17:51
17:51

Three Arrested Over Theft of School Property in Omoro Omoro District 1 1

The suspects have been identified as Alex Okello, 20, Richard Bua alias Matooke, 22 and Emmanuel Oyugi aged 30, all residents of Labworomor Village, Tegot Parish in Lakwana Sub-County.
16:07
16:07

Schools Warned Against Forcing Learners into Boarding Section 1 3

Dr Kedrace Turyagyenda, the director of education standards, says they have noted that some schools which were formally registered as a day or day and boarding have closed the day section pressurizing learners to either join the boarding section or seek admission elsewhere.
13:21
13:21

School in Nakaseke Fails to Re-open Over Lack of Funds 1 3

Resty Nampijja the Director of Amazing Grace Nursery and Primary School says that currently they need over 10 million shillings to meet COVID-19 SOPs and other operational costs which are not available.
15:09
15:09

Ministry of Education Develops Three-Year Plan to Harmonize School Calendar 1

According to the schedule, first term of the 2021 academic year will start on August 9, and end on October 29, 2021. Learners will go for a fifteen-day holiday and return for the second term on November 15 studying up to February 4, 2022. On February 22, 2022, the third term will begin and end on May 2 of the same year.
14:39
14:39

Gulu University Staffing Crisis Deepens as Human Resource Director Resigns Auditor General 1

In her resignation letter to the Gulu University Secretary, David Obol Otori, Naggayi explained that she decided to resign to enable her to contribute to the services of another institution, with effect from March 1st, 2021.
12:45
12:45

Schools in Lira Register Poor Turn Up of Learners 2 2

But Janet Lydia Ajwang, the head teacher Ikwera Negri School for the disabled, says due to financial burdens imposed on the parents by Covid-19 lock down, they have resolved to lower the school fees from 215,000 shillings to 120,000 shillings for the boarding learners.
09:12
09:12

Kitgum Pupils Carry Water to School Daily, Lose Valuable Time at Boreholes 4

Lack of boreholes at the school has compelled parents to load their children with water containers to carry to school for daily use. Girls in boarding schools are exposed to dangers as they trek several miles daily to fetch water for school use.
08:03
08:03

Islanders Blame Illegal Fishing Operations, Long Lockdown for Low P6 Turnup 2 1

In some Kalangala Primary Schools URN visited on Monday, the turn up of semi candidates has been very low, at about 10% what it was before the break out for Covid-19 holiday.
19:23
19:23

46 Inmates Sit UCE at Luzira Maximum Security Prisons Uganda Prisons 1 1

The examinations started at 9 a.m. prompt at the Luzira Maximum Security Prisons where access to outsiders has been limited to invigilators while movement in the upper prison is also restricted. One can only access Prisons through the main gate as three of the small gates have been locked due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
19:22
19:22

Lecturers’ Strike, Missing Timetables Shock Makerere Freshers 3 3

The ongoing public universities lecturers’ strike and absence of timetables have given Makerere University first year students a rude welcome at the institute of higher learning.
18:26
18:26

Makerere University Extends 71st Graduation ceremony to May 1

Prof. Umar Kakumba the Deputy Vice Chancellor Academics, notes that the postponement was based on the request of the University Ceremonies Committee which wanted more time for proper planning and organising the event.
17:54
17:54

Re-opening for Non-Candidates: Schools Skeptical on Enforcing SOPs 7 1

Aron Balinda, Director of Studies Kisaasi College says they were unable to implement all SOPs with only candidates. With two other classes added, he says they cannot enforce them. According to him, few schools can accommodate huge numbers of learners in the boarding section with the recommended social distancing.
15:54
15:54

Company CEO Sits U.C.E 14 Years after Dropping Out of School town hall 1 4

At 37 years, Opio who is believed to have achieved everything one needs in life, says an academic background is key to the management of a flourishing business.
14:05
14:05

Parents Flock Schools In Last Minute Plea For Children To Sit UCE 4 2 Top story

Mwaka says the school administration is determined to block the students from sitting the examination once their parents don't make convincing commitments
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