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09:01
09:01

West Buganda Diocesan Teachers Union Regret Free Education Policy 2 1

The teachers observed that the implementation of the Universal Primary Education-USE and Universal Primary Education-UPE policies is a great hindrance to good academic performance and quality education.
17:58
17:58

Hailstorm Blows off Rubiira Primary School Roof Top 7 2

The incident occurred on Monday night following heavy rains that were characterized by strong winds.
11:31
11:31

Mental Illness, Abandonment Cases Escalate Teacher's Shortage In Nakaseke 4

David Ssenyondwa, the Chairperson of Nakaseke District Headteachers Association, says that due to the shortage of teachers, learners miss lessons, which affects their performance at the end-of-year exams.
12:26
12:26

Low Student Intake As Gov't Injects UGX 6b At Sasiira Technical Institute 2 1

Despite the investments, Nakasongola district leaders are concerned about the low student intake, especially from the host district.
10:10
10:10

Commissioner Tips Headteachers On School Fires, Strikes 5 1

Speaking at the annual general meeting for the Association of Secondary Schools Head teachers of Uganda (ASSHU) held at Ntare School in Mbarara City on Wednesday, Kuloba noted that the Ministry is concerned about the unrest in schools.
19:40
19:40

Two Karamoja Schools Fail to Turn up for National School Festival over Funds primary schools 2 1

The schools are Chepkararat Primary School in Amudat district and Kakamar Primary School in Kaabong district. They are among the five schools from the region considered for the National competition which kicked off on Monday in Kyotera district.
10:43
10:43

Deputy Headteacher Cited in Students Strike at Lwengo Seed School 5 1

Lwengo District Chairperson Ibrahim Kitatta says that their preliminary findings from intelligence sources show that Shabohurira facilitated the students’ strike to frustrate efforts for his transfer from the school over unprofessional conduct.
12:00
12:00

Nakaseke District Stuck With UGX 850M For Seed Secondary School UGFIT 3

The Ministry of Finance, Planning, and Economic Development released over 850 million shillings for the construction of Kikamulo Seed Secondary School in Nakaseke district. The last quarterly release for the school was in April this year.
11:29
11:29

Lack of Safety Gears, Equipment Frustrating Science Teachers 3

Joseph Lubyayi, the Coordinator of Professional Science Teachers in Lwengo district argues that there is no justification for the government not to address the deficiencies that impede the teaching of critical science subjects.
17:08
17:08

Bukalasa Agricultural College Struggles To Attract Students From Luwero World Bank 5 2

On Tuesday, Dr Jane Egau Okou, the Director of Higher, Technical, Vocational Education and Training launched the construction of an additional six lecture rooms worth Shilling 1.3 billion. The construction undertaken by Vambeco Enterprises Limited will be completed in four months.
09:24
09:24

Sembabule Government Schools Struggle With Chronic Teachers Shortage 2 1

Muhammad Kiggwe, the Sembabule District Education Officer indicates the district is badly affected by the chronic habit of secondary teachers' seeking transfers as soon they access the government payroll.
07:55
07:55

Over 1,000 Pupils Drop out of School in Inomo 2

Walter Ocen, Inomo town council LC III Chairperson, says that Inomo primary school which had more than 2,000 pupils currently has only 1,200, and Amambale primary school, which had 1,100 learners currently has only 817 learners.
11:46
11:46

Ddimo Landing Site Residents Cry Out for Gov't School 3

According to residents, many children are finding it hard to access education due to the absence of a government school within their community.
09:02
09:02

Diocesan Education Coordinators Warned Against Nominating Incompetent SMC Members education act 4 1

The State Minister for Higher Education Dr. John Chrysestom Muyingo said that several SMCs and boards appointed by Churches are not functional because members have no background in the education sector
10:38
10:38

Absence of Instructional Materials Impedes Learning at Misanvu Special Needs School 2 1

Charity Ninsiima, a teacher in Primary Four at Misanvu Demonstration Primary school says the lack of instructional materials for the special needs education unit has compelled them to merge learners into common classrooms as a way of improvising all-inclusive teaching.
11:22
11:22

Learners in Masaka Return to Fishing As School Delays to Open 1 1

The learners are engaged in different fishing activities on the landing sites of Kaziru, Lambu, Kachanga, and Nansere located in Bukatata sub-county, Masaka due to the lack of a nearby secondary school.
07:11
07:11

Parents, Students Stuck As Sole Secondary School Changes to Primary 3 1

Nyanzi explains although the school was private, it was affordable to the community. He says that the owners sold it off following the construction of a government seed secondary school whose operationalization has been delayed.
10:51
10:51

Special Needs Schools Wait for Gov't Grants Two Weeks After Reopening Capitation Grants 5 1

Sarah Nakabuye, the headteacher of Masaka School for Children with Special Needs-Ndegeya says that although the biggest percentage of their learners have returned, the school is constrained due to financial challenges.
20:32
20:32

Parents Blamed for Frustrating Enforcement of COVID-19 SOPs in Gov't Schools 4

David Kagimu, a teacher at Kajuna Church of Uganda Primary School says that despite the underlying COVID-19 threat, parents have failed to provide facemasks to their children as they go to school; frustrating the overall enforcement of COVID-19 prevention interventions. He says that it is difficult to enforce the guidelines without support from parents.
11:07
11:07

Masaka Schools Stuck as Learners Report back Without Basic Requirements Schools Reopening 5 2

A number of private secondary school headteachers told Uganda Radio Network that many parents are sending their children back to schools without the required scholastic materials, like books and pens, while some have only basic personal requirements.
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