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19:17
19:17

Parents Seek Compulsory Enrollment of Politician's Children in UPE Schools 5

They argue that the UPE program has suffered setbacks because the people in authority and wealthy parents take their children to private schools and give little or no attention to the progress of government schools under the UPE Program.
13:28
13:28

Moroto District to Restrict Tests in Candidates Classes 2 1

Under the initial approach, teachers concentrated on furnishing candidates with tests throughout the year, with candidates sitting up to four sets of examinations every week. However, this implied that they were not able to complete the syllabus as required.
14:14
14:14

Parents in Kampala UPE Schools Propose Paying Minimal Fees kcca schools 5 1

The parents told Benny Namugwanya Bugembe, the State Minister for Kampala and Metropolitan Affairs, that if government allowed them to pay minimal fees, the fund can go towards supporting operations of these schools and enhancing better performance.
10:01
10:01

Abim Struggling To Implement Thematic Curriculum 3 1

Rose Lilly Adong, an official from Abim Women Together for Development- AWOTID, a local organization that carried the assessment on behalf of Uwezo, says most teachers are not comfortable teaching in the local language.
10:45
10:45

Low Turn Up in Lira Schools as Harvesting Season Starts 3 1 Top story

At Amokoge Primary School, the inspection team arrived just after midday and found only 377 out of the 543 registered pupils in the school. The pupils were busy playing in the compound without any activity in classes. None of the more than 10 teachers was found at school. On learning that an inspection team was in the school, however, six of the teachers including the head teacher who were all busy in their maize gardens, hurriedly sneaked in and straight into the classrooms to start teaching. Some were still dressed in their garden outfits.
12:46
12:46

Kitgum Research Recommends Two Eggs For Children in Schools malnutrition 1

The study, published in the June edition of the Food Nutrition Research journal focused on Amide, Palabek, and Padibe primary schools in Kitgum District. Researchers from the University of Akansas studied the effect of egg supplementation on growth parameters in children participating in a school feeding program.
07:50
07:50

Low Turn up in Karamoja Schools as New Term Opens 1

Less than a quarter of children enrolled in Karamoja schools this year turned up on Monday as second term opened.
15:17
15:17

Ntoroko UPE Schools Struggle to Maintain Numbers parental negligence 2

Faith Amanya, the head teacher of Rwebisengo Primary School says that the school which is supposed to have 800 pupils currently has an enrollment of 450, almost half of its projected capacity. Amanya however faults parents who fail to provide scholastic materials and opt to keep their children at home.
15:37
15:37

Lira Head Teachers Exposed for Inflating Pupil Numbers ghost pupils 1 3

At Amokoge Primary School, they found out that the actual enrollment was less than 500 pupils as opposed to the total enrollment of 641 pupils that the head teacher had submitted to the Ministry of Education. One of the classes had only 39 pupils far below the record of 96 pupils.
06:55
06:55

Schools Halt Enrollment Citing Congestion 2

Busaru Primary School has a population of 1, 115 pupils. The Deputy Head Teacher, Faridah Kobusinge, says that they have stopped admitting more pupils due to limited classroom space.
07:53
07:53

Mbale Closes Ten Schools Over Hygiene upe 3 1

Pamela Watuwa, the Mbale Deputy Resident District Commissioner who was part of the Health monitoring team, promised to provide the enforcement needed to compel all the affected institutions to work on the irregularities.
15:22
15:22

Soroti Head Teachers in Spotlight over UPE Funds capitation grant 3

Local leaders and parents whose children study in government-aided schools in Soroti district are demanding for an audit into the management of Universal Primary Education funds.
14:03
14:03

Teachers Abscond Over Delayed Hardship Allowances teacher absenteeism 1

The Ministry of Education and Sports introduced the special motivational incentive in 2012, as a measure to eliminate rampant absenteeism of teachers serving in hard-to-reach areas and attract and retain more teachers in such areas. Four years later, however, the initiative has failed to bear fruits in the district. Last month, more than 50 teachers in several primary schools in Ntoroko abandoned the schools, leaving pupils stranded.
07:20
07:20

More than 500 Candidates Miss Mock Exams in Jinja 2

Nathan Wagabana, the head teacher of Mafubira primary school blames the poor performance on the failure by parents to provide for their children.
15:50
15:50

Call for Better Pay Dominates Teachers Day Celebrations 3

The outcry on poor working conditions was made during celebrations to mark World Teachers Day, an event proclaimed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization UNESCO to mobilize support for teachers and to ensure that they meet the needs of future generations worldwide.
07:30
07:30

Pupil Absenteeism Worry Kamuli District Teachers 3 1

According to Juliet Nakiwala, the deputy head teacher for Kasambira Primary school in Bugulumbi sub county, efforts to talk to the parents to send their children to school have been futile.
14:38
14:38

Drama as Lwengo Woman MP Fails to Answer Primary School Questions mp cissy namujju 1 Top story

Basalirwa first asked Namujju to give a brief background of education starting with primary. He asked her to tell court when she sat her Primary Leaving Examination and how she performed in each of the four subjects. In her response, Namujju told court she sat PLE in 1996 and obtained 30 points. She however, said she couldnt remember the scores of each of the subjects.
07:06
07:06

District Official Accused of Grabbing School Land peter alinda 2

Steven Ndamiira, the chairperson Nyabukara Primary School Management Committee says that the school has limited land, which has made it difficult to construct classrooms, staff quarters and a kitchen for the school.
19:26
19:26

Education issues guidelines for menstrual hygiene management in Schools 1

All schools will be required to construct water tanks and changing rooms as part of the government efforts to ensure proper good menstrual hygiene management at schools.
12:13
12:13

Masaka Political Wing Accuses Technical Team of Failing Education education ordinance 2

The by-law that was tabled by Hajj Jamil Miwanda, the Masaka District Education Secretary proposes a six months jail term for parents who deliberately fail to enroll their children in school.
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