The schools approved for construction are Nyabisirira Primary School in Nyabisirira Town council, Kacerere Primary school in Rwanyamahembe Town council, Rubindi Central primary school, and Kabare primary school in Rubindi-Ruhumba Town council.
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.
"In accordance with Section F-S Paragraph 14 of the Public Service Standing Orders of Uganda, you are hereby Interdicted from exercising powers and functions of your office as a public officer with effect from the above date for a period of six months to pave the way into the gross misappropriation of public fund," reads the March 23rd 2022 letter.
Anne Florence Nakabuye, the in-charge of Misanvu Special Needs Education Unit which operates under Misanvu Demonstration Primary School in Bukomansimbi district argues that automatic promotion is illogical to their learners who largely remained unattended to in the entire the Covid-19 lockdown period.
Anne Florence Nakabuye, the Deputy Head teacher says that the school in its current state can hardly conduct normal lessons to their learners if they are allowed to reopen as planned by the Ministry of Education.
Speaking to the congregation after Christmas Mass in Our Lady all Sorrows Cathedral Kitovu; at the seat of Masaka diocese, Mpuuga contradicted government’s position that banned parents from contributing any monies to school as they reopen.
According to Odongo, the highest cases of malpractice were registered in Science subjects. "The most common forms of examination breached have been external assistance, substitution of scripts, smuggling of unauthorized material into the examination room and impersonation," Odongo said.