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09:27
09:27

Ntoroko District Gets UGX 5 billion for Two Seed Schools 1 3

The Two seed schools will be established in the sub counties of Bweramule and Kibuuku town council under the Ministry of Education and sports in partnership with the UGIFT project under the World Bank.
19:55
19:55

Thieves, Vandals Raid Closed Schools in Ntoroko 3 3

William Kasoro the district chairperson Ntoroko district says he has continued to receive reports of the ongoing vandalism of public assets by unknown thugs across the district.
16:49
16:49

Ntoroko Teachers Face Dismissal for Examination Malpractice 2

Last week, UNEB Security Committee summoned Ntoroko district education officials, LC V chairman, Members of Parliament, and candidates and head teachers from the seven schools whose results had been withheld over allegations of examination malpractice.
11:50
11:50

UNEB Summons Ntoroko Schools over Withheld PLE Results

According to the Ntoroko District Inspector of School DIS, Rev David Kibonwa, UNEB has also summoned the Chief Administrative Officer, Resident District Commissioner, Chairman LC V, District Education Officer and Invigilators.
18:00
18:00

Withheld PLE Results Worry Ntoroko Parents uneb 3

Last week, UNEB announced that the results for 244 pupils from seven schools in Ntoroko district were withheld over allegations of exam malpractices. The affected schools are Masaka Primary School, Masojo Primary School, Butungama Primary School, Budiba Primary School, Kamuhiigi Primary School and Kabimbiri Primary School.
07:11
07:11

Parents Demand Improvement In School Inspection ntoroko district 3

Vincent Asiimwe, the Ntoroko District Inspector of Schools, admits there is ineffective inspection due to challenges such as lack of transport and inadequate funds.
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.
17:53
17:53

Ntoroko Teachers Abandon Schools Over Dilapidated Classrooms 1 2

The poor state of schools under the Universal Primary Education UPE programme in Ntoroko district has forced teachers to abandon their work. Structures like classrooms are dilapidated, while some schools have inadequate latrines which are shared by teachers and pupils.
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.
11:01
11:01

Ntoroko Fails to Implement Development Plan charles mwesige 2

Charles Mwesige, the School head teacher says whenever it rains they are forced to suspend learning due to lack of inadequate classrooms. The school has five classes from primary one to primary six.
12:06
12:06

Monitors Curb Teacher Absenteeism in Ntoroko 3

Henry Tinka, the assistant district education officer says that in just one year, teacher absenteeism has reduced from 60 to 25.
07:35
07:35

Panic as 40 Teachers Resign to Join Politics in Ntoroko teachers salaries 1 1 Top story

According to records at the district education department, 40 teachers tendered in their resignations last term to join elective politics. Some schools are now struggling to cope with the staff shortages.
07:42
07:42

Teachers Shun Ntoroko Schools Citing Dilapidated Structures and Lack of Teaching Materials 2

In April, 230 primary teachers were posted to the district, but records from the district education department indicate only 40 reported.
07:55
07:55

School Management Committees On the Spot Over Inefficiency 2

Henry Bagonza, a parent says that committee members are incompetent, illiterate and have no idea about school management.
14:01
14:01

Qualified Teachers Shun Ntoroko Schools 1

Last year, more than 200 teachers were recruited by the District Service Commission, but they refused to honour their appointments, citing poor working conditions such as lack of accommodation and transport to and from the schools.
07:48
07:48

District Halts Special Needs Programme charles businge 2

The programme has been facing challenges which include the lack of teaching materials, shortage of teachers, the absence of a committed supervisory department and no support from parents of physically impaired children.
14:58
14:58

Campaign To Get Back Child Mothers To School Pays Off 2

Some of the child mothers are victims of rape, defilement or early child marriages.
07:57
07:57

Ntoroko Suspends Ten School Inspectors Over Poor PLE Results henry mugisa

Henry Mugisa, the Ntoroko district education Officer says investigations were carried out and the inspectors were found incompetent, despite the education department allocating 50 million shillings for school inspection.
11:26
11:26

Ntoroko District Gets Tough On Teacher Absenteeism teacher absentseem 2

Efforts by Ntoroko leaders to address the problem of teacher absenteeism in the district are beginning to pay off. Last year, Ntoroko was ranked first with the highest rates of teacher absenteeism in the Rwenzori region, which was responsible for the poor performance in schools in the district.
04:54
04:54

UPE Pupils Go Two Months Without Studies bernard mugisa 2

More than 2500 pupils in UPE schools in Ntoroko district haven\'t been taught since the beginning of the first term.
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