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10:45
10:45

UNEB Cancels PLE Results of 273 Bundibugyo Candidates 2 1

The Bundibugyo District Education Officer, John Byamukama says some of the head teachers have recorded statements at police and incase of criminal offences they will be prosecuted.
12:21
12:21

Bundibugyo Registers Spike in GBV, Child Abuse Cases Domestic Violence 4 1 Top story

Faith Kabafumu, the OC in charge of the Child Protection Unit, says that children are the most affected in these cases. She says that the COVID-19 lockdown has exposed children to a risky lifestyle and to offenders who usually take advantage of their age and domestic challenges.
10:50
10:50

Struggling Community School in Bundibugyo Asks for Gov’t Take Over bundibugyo district 3

According to the Head teacher of the school, Saidi Orikiriza, the community used to fund the operations of the school by paying 3 Million Shillings every term, but currently, they can’t even realize 200,000 Shillings.
10:05
10:05

Over 200 School Girls Impregnanted in Bundibugyo During Lockdown 2 4

Grace Pamela Adong, the Bundibugyo District Probation Officer, says a number of girls aged between 13 and 18 years might not return to school because they are either married, breastfeeding or still be pregnant.
08:45
08:45

Education Authorities Clear 121 Schools to Re-Open in Bundibugyo District bundibugyo schools 2 1

According to the DEO Bundibugyo District Justus Bithaghalire, the district had given a go ahead to schools that scored atleast 60 percent of the recommended Standard Operation Procedures (SOPs) issued the Ministry of Education and Health to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
07:40
07:40

Bubukwanga Teachers, Students Decry Lack of Scholastic Materials library 2 3

Happy Johnson, the school director of studies says the lack of a library means the learners are unable to add more knowledge to what they have already acquired in class.
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Bundibugyo Teachers Join WhatsApp Groups To Share New Teaching Guides curriculum 5 3

Silver Kyomuhendo, a science teacher at the government aided Bubukwanga secondary school in Bubukwanga Sub County, explains that her school hasn’t received some teaching guide and materials like text books from the Ministry as planned. She says to resolve this problem they have been forced to start WhatsApp where they can share the material.
17:31
17:31

Primary Schools in Bundibugyo Lacking Lhubwisi Instruction Materials 3

In Bundibugyo district there are no Kwamba and Lhubwisi instruction materials (books) to use under the thematic program for lower primary. The Bamba and Babwisi account for more than 50 percent of the population in Bundibugyo but Schools instead use Lhukonzo instruction materials.
16:28
16:28

Kitsolima Primary School in Appalling State 4 3

Pupils are taught in three mud and wattle structures with no windows and doors.
14:14
14:14

Bundibugyo Deputy RDC Closes Boarding Sections of 7 Private Schools

Richard Magezi, the Bundibugyo District Inspector of Schools notes that the schools have been operating boarding sections illegally until when they conducted an impromptu visit on Wednesday and caught them rend handed.
13:43
13:43

UNEB Releases Bundibugyo PLE Results 1

Last week, UNEB announced that it had withheld the results of eleven schools in Bundibugyo over allegations of examination malpractice affecting 600 candidates. UNEB disclosed that it had received information from security indicating that some teachers had been found writing answers for candidates on chalkboards and that the parents of the learners had paid Shillings 50,000 to facilitate the malpractice.
10:15
10:15

Schools Collected Money to Aid Examination Malpractice – Bundibugyo Education Officials 4 1

The Bundibugyo District Inspector of Schools - DIS, John Byamukama, says from the day the results were withheld, he has met a number of parents who have confessed that some head teachers asked them to contribute some money a few days to the examination but didnt tell them what is was meant for.
17:56
17:56

Anger as Bundibugyo District Suspends School Management Committees education act 2008 2

Arnold Bagonza, a parent of Ntandi Primary School says the district was harsh in its decision. He says the SMCs members have been visiting the school and interacting with teachers and the parents frequently.
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.
07:54
07:54

Bundibugyo Parents Demand Probe Over Poor PLE Performance 3

Moses Mbusa, the Bundibugyo District Inspector of Schools, defends the work of the inspectors. He explains that the inspectors are poorly facilitated to inspect every school in the district.
07:48
07:48

Bundibugyo Parents Pack Lunch For Pupils world bank

ichard Muhenda, the headmaster St. Paul Primary School in Bundibugyo town, says they requested the parents to provide lunch for their children, since the school lacks adequate funds.
12:06
12:06

Teachers Abandon Schools Due to Lack of Latrines poor hygiene

Vincent Kamara, the school head teacher says that six out of the 17 teachers have since abandoned the school saying they will only be available when the school gets toilet facilities. Those who are available, he adds, prefer to use nearby bushes for convenience to avoid the embarrassment of lining up with the pupils for a latrine.
09:05
09:05

Poor School Grades in Bundibugyo Blamed On Cocoa Growing poor performance 2

According to education authorities, teacher and pupil absenteeism is common during the cocoa harvesting seasons in March, April, July and October to December. During the season, school going children are employed to work in cocoa plantations, while some teachers who are cocoa farmers are looking for market.
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Bundibugyo Teachers Struggle To Manage Crowded Classrooms uwezo uganda 2

Teachers blame crowded classrooms for the poor performance of pupils from the district in national exams.
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Parents Demand Reopening of Special Needs Schools 2

The schools; Nyahuka and Bulindi Special Needs Schools were closed last year due to poor funding of a programme through which learners with special needs could access quality education services equitably.
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