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08:13
08:13

Reformed Warriors, Teenage Mothers Find Hope Through Education in Moroto Community schools 3

Sandra Apio, a teenage mother of twins studying at Musupo Primary School, shared her story. She conceived at 14, was abandoned by her boyfriend, and faced severe hardship with no support from her parents.
12:23
12:23

New Luwero SS Headteacher Takes Over Office Amidst Protests From Old Students 3 1

Early this month, the Ministry of Education and Sports transferred David Balaba Ssenkungu the headteacher of Luwero Secondary School to Ndejje Secondary School all churches founded schools. This after the headteacher of Ndejje SS Dr Canon Charles Kahigiriza retired after clocking retirement mandatory age.
11:58
11:58

Hundreds of Karamoja Kindergarten Children Prepare for Uganda National Play Day 5 2

On Friday, over 300 learners from selected Nursery schools from all the nine districts of Karamoja gathered at Lomukura primary school in Kotido municipality to showcase some of their games in the learning through-play approach.
16:02
16:02

Gulu University Adjusts Exams Schedule for Census 1 1

Dr. Jerry Bagaya, the Gulu University Academic Registrar in an April 4 circular noted that the second-semester examination has been rescheduled to start on April 22 and end on May 7 this year.
08:39
08:39

Water Scarcity Hits Napak Schools water shortage 4 2

Currently, water coverage in primary schools throughout the district stands at 68 percent, with at least seven schools urgently requiring water facilities. For instance, pupils at Alekilek Primary must travel over 5 kilometers away from their school premises to fetch water.
09:28
09:28

Lack of Resources Hinders Efforts to Implement Forceful Education in Karamoja leaders concerned 4 1

Last year, legislators from the region, under the Karamoja Parliamentary Group, presented a proposal for a free compulsory boarding education policy for all learners. The aim was to enroll Karamojong children into boarding schools for 15 years, aiming to break the cycle of warriorhood.
14:25
14:25

Cost of Instructional Materials Worry Private Schools 2 1

Ali Kaggwa Ddamulira, the association’s General Secretary also Deputy Headteacher of St Jude Secondary School Kyabakuza in Masaka City, indicates that many Uganda Certificate of Education-UCE examination centers in private schools may fail to provide the required materials and experiment apparatus for their candidates over affordability challenges.
10:54
10:54

Nakaseke, Luwero Withhold Capitation Grants For 56 Schools Over Inconsistencies In Enrollment Data 1 3

By the end of 2023, the number of learners registered on the EMIS portal in 30 UPE schools in Luwero and 26 schools in Nakaseke district was fewer than the figures reported to the Ministry of Education and Sports.
08:50
08:50

School Administrators, Lyantonde DEO In Cat-and-Mouse Game Over Holiday Teaching Program 2 1

Byarugaba reports that despite the Ministry of Education and Sports imposing a ban on holiday teaching programs, some schools are still conducting lessons.
08:04
08:04

Efforts Underway to Revive Katikekile Seed School after Years of Desertion 1 1 Top story

During a recent visit to the school, our reporter observed Tororo Cement Factory erecting a perimeter wall around the premises. Additional improvements such as water facilities and classroom repairs were already completed.
11:43
11:43

Museveni Cancels Makerere University Land Offer in Nakasongola

In 1989, President Yoweri Museveni instructed the Ministry of Lands and Surveys to allocate 10 square miles of land to enable them to set income-generating activities and education multi-faced agricultural projects.
17:31
17:31

Luwero Officials Admit Irregularities in School Loan Acquisition Equity Bank 4

In 2019, Richard Mukasa, the former headteacher of Wobulenzi Public Primary School acquired a loan of Shillings 100 million from Equity Bank after mortgaging the school title. He used the money from the loan to buy a nearby house to host teachers.
07:18
07:18

Moroto Registers More than 100 Percent Increase in UACE Candidates Moroto district 3 1

Only Moroto High School out of the four secondary schools in the district has senior six candidates.
08:38
08:38

Masaka School Fire Exposes Non Compliance to Education Safety Standards 4 2

The incident has put the Masaka City Education Department and Police on the spot for failing to enforce the Basic Requirements and Minimum Indicators for Education Institutions, hence leaving the schools susceptible to fire incidents and several other risks.
07:18
07:18

Huge Number of Learners Constrain Gov't Schools in Luwero 3 5 Top story

Hajji Abdu Noor Lwanga, the headteacher of Target Community College, says that each class is supposed to accommodate 65 students, but they now host over 160 learners.
11:40
11:40

Government Not Yet Able to Fund Schools' Boarding Section -Janet Museveni 2 1

Janet Museveni noted that government is yet to afford taking full responsibility for meeting the cost of students’ social welfare in addition to education it undertook under the universal education policy.
10:19
10:19

Karamoja Leaders Prefer Compulsory Education to ABEK Program 4 1

Kotido District speaker Emmanuel Lodio said that they are advocating for compulsory education for all karimojong children for 15 years because the Alternative Basic Education for Karamoja will keep the region trapped backwards.
14:48
14:48

School Stuck with Gov't Computer Donation over Lack of Electricity 2

The government supplied 40 computer sets to the school in 2021, to support the implementation of the new secondary school curriculum which made computer studies compulsory for students in the ordinary secondary level, and at the advanced secondary level where ICT is taught as a subsidiary subject.
11:07
11:07

Karamoja Leaders Welcome Establishment of University Catholic church 1 6

According to the leaders, the establishment of the university in the Karamoja sub region is going to build capacity of the youth, women and community-based peace infrastructure to promote harmony, security, and stability in the region
12:31
12:31

Luwero LCV Chairperson Queries Beneficiaries of Quota Admission Scheme 5 1

Dr. Safina Musene Kisu on behalf of the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Education and Sports wrote to the LC 5 Chairman of Luwero informing them a provisional list of 11 students selected from the district to benefit in the government sponsorship under the district quota admission scheme.
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