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18:58
18:58

Nakaseke Head Teachers Decry Staff Shortage World Teachers' Day 5 1

Milly Kakembo the Headmistress of Maranatha Primary School says that some learners miss lessons over lack of teachers and these end up performing poorly in end of year exams.
14:08
14:08

Pupils Stranded as Mbarara Teachers Strike Bites strikes 2 6

Pupils at several schools in Mbarara Municipality are stranded a day after teachers declared a sit-down strike over non-payment of their salaries.
14:38
14:38

UNATU's Tweheyo Decampaigns Mbabazi james tweheyo 1

The Uganda National Teachers Union UNATU General Secretary James Tweheyo has said he will mobilise teachers to decampaign independent presidential candidate Amama Mbabazi.
07:24
07:24

1436 Civil Servants Miss July Pay In Luweero salaries

Bernard Okello, the Luweero District Human Resource Officer says the civil servants were not paid because by time the district submitted their names for payment, the Finance Ministry hadnt yet received money for the new financial year.
12:02
12:02

UNATU\'S Tweheyo Elected to Education International Board 1

Uganda National Teachers Union Secretary General, James Tweheyo has been elected to the Board Education Internal, a global union federation of teachers trade unions.
18:04
18:04

PAC to Micro Finance Centre: Take Charge of Teachers\' SACCO Money 2 1

However, the management of the Fund has since been a source of conflict between Uganda National Teachers Union-UNATU and Ministry of Education.
18:18
18:18

MPs to Gov\'t: Resolve Teacher\'s Strike 4 1 Top story

William Nzonghu, the Busongora County MP tasked the government Chief Whip Ruth Nankabirwa to explain why government had backtracked on it various promises to give the teachers a pay rise.
17:09
17:09

Parliament Forum in Fresh Push for Teachers Pay Rise 8

The budget framework paper presented by the Ministry of Education early this week shows that about 123.8 billion Shillings budgeted to cover the 10% enhancement of teachers\' salaries, is reflected as an unfunded priority.
13:31
13:31

Drought Takes Huge Toll on School Attendance in Nakasongola 3 1

Edward Ssenozi, the chairperson Uganda National Teachers\' Union Chairperson-Nakasongola branch says that some pupils wake up at 3am to graze the animals when the grass is still wet and by the time of going to school they are just returning home to catch up with sleep.
15:00
15:00

Over 40 Moroto Teachers Barred for Taking Early Holiday Break karamoja sub region 3

According to Paul Abul, the Moroto District Education officer, teachers in the district have been intractable over the years prompting the district to take stern action. He adds that disciplinary action will now be taken against all the listed individuals and until they are cleared, they will not resume duty.
10:18
10:18

Transfer of 74 Teachers in Luweero Hits Snag teacher transfers

However a source at district headquarters told URN Reporter that the transfers hit snag after complaints emerged that Education department had exercised bias and favouritism in transfers. The source says that some teachers asked for favours and were being tipped for schools in urban areas and with high population whereas other have not been moved again despite spending decades in the same schools.
11:13
11:13

Districts Deliberately Refusing To Issue Teachers Pay Slips - UNATU ghost teachers 1

UNATU says at the height of their sit-down strike and negotiations in 2012, they demanded that each teacher be given his/her pay-slip. Schools were also expected to be provided with teachers’ payrolls. James Tweheyo, the UNATU Secretary General, says this would help in rooting out ghost teachers and those whose salaries were illegally deducted.
11:42
11:42

East African Teachers Unions To Work Together - UANTU 1

Teachers across East Africa are pushing for a united front to incorporate their demands as the region moves towards political federation. The teachers feel that as the rest of the processes take centre stage, education has been relegated to the back seat, yet it is at the centre of effective development across the region.
16:12
16:12

Dealers Hike Prices of Scholaristic Materials As Schools Reopen 2 2

Irene Adiru, an attendant at Luweero Step by Step Stationery blames the hike in the prices of stationery on their counterparts in Kampala.
12:12
12:12

UNATU Launches National Quality Education Campaign kalangala district 2 2

The campaign codenamed “mobilize for quality education” is to review the main problems affecting the education sector. Key among them is the high school dropout rate, child labor, failure of parents to provide scholastic materials for their children and feeding.
17:41
17:41

Teachers Sue KCCA Over Council Representation

Teachers in Kampala have sued Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) for excluding their representation as councillors to the council like other professional bodies.
15:04
15:04

No Classes In Hoima As Teachers\' Strike Starts 2

It was a quiet day at most schools in Hoima district on Monday as the nationwide teachers’ strike got underway.
10:57
10:57

Parents Panic As Teachers\' Strike Draws Closer teachers' increment 1

Some of the parents who spoke to URN describe the timing of the strike as unfair and a stumbling block to the final year examinations. William Kayizi, a member on the Bunaka Primary School management committee says the strike has coincided with the opening of third term, which is crucial for the learners who have to write their promotional exams.
17:45
17:45

UNATU Not Organised To Manage UGX 5B SACCO - MPs 1

The parliamentary committee on education and sports has said it will not approve the appropriation of the 5 billion shillings earmarked for Uganda National Teachers Union (Unatu) SACCO citing disorganization within the association. The 5 billion shillings was allocated to the teachers SACCO in the 2013/2014 budget.
07:31
07:31

Museveni to NRM Caucus: No Pay Rise for Teachers strike 1

The threat follows the failure by government to honor a pledge to increase the teachers pay rise this financial year.
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