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09:22
09:22

Court Gives MOE Two Years to Develop Comprehensive Sexuality Education Policy 1

The development of a Comprehensive Sexuality Education Policy has been as area of contention between civil society, education officials and lawmakers with the latter saying the policy would expose children to homosexuality and masturbation. Now court has ordered the MOE to work with all relevant stakeholders to make sure the country has a policy in two years
20:01
20:01

MOE Gets Equipment to Enable Long Distance Learning for BTVET Institutions 2

The equipment which consists of laptops, data storage sticks, projectors and smart boards was given to 10 institutions. These include; Ntinda Vocational Institute, Nakawa Vocational Institute, Rucid Organic College, Lwetanga Farm Institute, Sesse Farm Institute, Busitema Univerity and Kaberamaido Technical Institute. Other institutions include: National Instructors College Abilonino, Bobbi Polytechnic and Bukalasa Agriculture College.
17:09
17:09

Gov't Sued Over Poor Quality of Education Inflicted on Learners in Bududa 1

According to the complainants, Bududa has continued to be one of the worst-performing districts academically at national level due to the low funding of the education sector in Uganda. The complainants want the court to order the Ministry of Education and Sports to develop a national affirmative policy on UPE education that will see more monies sent to the schools.
13:16
13:16

8-Year-Old School Gets its First Permanent Building 8

The Ministry with funding from the World Bank launched the construction of two classroom blocks classrooms supplied with desks, a laboratory, staff houses, administration, ICT lab equipped with 28 computers, and a library which were handed over to the school.
04:57
04:57

We don't have Programme for School Reopening - Minister Muyingo 1

According to Minister Muyingo, the Ministry of Education and Sports at the moment does not have any idea when schools will re-open so that learning can resume. He add the ministry does not even have any proposed programme on how schools can re-open
15:12
15:12

Lira Schools Stuck with Self Study Materials Supplied by MoES Lock down 2

Jasper Abura, the Lira City Education Officer, says that the inspection report shows that most schools are keeping the learning materials instead of distributing it to their learners. He attributes this to the fact that the learning materials were delivered at the time when some of the schools were already closed.
14:25
14:25

UBTEB Registers Decline in Performance of Candidates 2 1

The decline was noted across five programmes that sat for examinations early this year. These include; Technical Advanced Craft, Technical National Certificate Programmes, Technical Community Polytechnic Programmes and Business Diploma programmes. It was also noted in Business Certificate Programmes.
14:15
14:15

Poor Performance in UPE Schools Blamed on Loans, Alcohol 3 1

Salim Komakech, the Kwania Resident District Commissioner blames poor performance in the recently concluded PLE to multiple loans and drunkenness by teachers in the district.
13:32
13:32

Ankole Parents Ask Gov't to Use Community Stations for Radio Lessons 6 1

The Ministry of Education selected only 15, out of the more than 300 radio Stations to broadcast lessons for learners at specific times, across the country. Although the Ankole region boasts of at least seven stations, the government opted for only one channel through which the lessons are aired.
11:38
11:38

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

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.
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.
17:46
17:46

Inomo Sub County to Fine Parents Keeping School Going Children At Home 3

Tom Yile, the Inomo Sub County Speaker says that they have resolved to fine parents 80,000 Shillings who are still keeping their children at home.
06:44
06:44

Over 150 S4 candidates of Faith SS, Premier Progressive to Miss 2020 UNEB Exams 1 1

Erick Ocan, the headteacher of Faith SS, says that they are unable to trace over 100 registered while over 50 candidates are unaccounted for at Premier Progressive SS.
15:41
15:41

Damaged Classrooms Put School's Re-opening in Balance 4 3

In September 2019, a strong wind blew off the roofs of all classrooms blocks in the school, leaving only a small portion of the roof on the block housing the head teacher’s office and two classrooms.
12:35
12:35

Remote Learning Program Puzzles Govt, Experts Call for Process to Re-open Schools 5 1

Without funding, the homeschooling program seems to be hitting a dead-end but Muyingo says that they are going back to the drawing board to come up with a new plan that can offer a form of continuous learning to over 10.2 million non-finalists up when the government will fully reopen the education institutions.
08:48
08:48

600 Pupils in Apac Fail to Show up for PLE Registration 3

According to the copy of the report obtained by Uganda Radio Network, Alenga primary school registered only 69 out of the 84 candidates that reported before the lockdown, Adem primary school registered 30 out of the 38 finalists while Amilo primary school only registered 34 out of 64 learners in the candidate’s class.
16:09
16:09

Museveni Fulfills UGX 150 Million Pledge to Ikwera Girls Secondary School 1 1

President Museveni pledged to donate the bus to the school after the Truck; a Tata Lorry Reg. No. UG 0753G that was used to transport soldiers for training to Ibuje Sub County broke down in 2006.
15:56
15:56

UTC Lira Gets UGX 20b for Skills Development Project 1 2

Moses Obong, the Deputy Principal UTC-Lira, says the funds will be used to construct two-storied classroom blocks, workshops, purchase heavy road equipment, a bus and pickup vehicles among others.
09:01
09:01

Masaka District Fails to Complete Schools Inspection Exercise MINISTRY OF HEALTH 1 4

By Wednesday out of over 200 education institutions distributed across Masaka district, the assessment team had inspected 174 centers, and had only issued 100 certificates of compliance to schools that passed the compliance tests.
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