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Education sector yet to recover from two years closure

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Schools are yet to recover fully from the effects of the COVID-19-induced closures nearly a year after their reopening. Uganda had the longest closure of schools anywhere in the world. The 22-month closure caused profound disruptions to children’s learning and overall well-being, exacerbating the pre-existing …

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Teachers caught up in paradox of abridged curriculum

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There is a growing concern on the use of the abridged curriculum with schools and teachers raising eminent issues which seem to have been ignored by the authorities in the Ministry of Education and Sports. Whereas the ministry is rooting for a compressed or an …

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Teachers worried about content overload for senior six students

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Secondary school teachers are worried about the amount of work students in senior six need to learn before they sit for national examinations in November. According to the teachers, the students who normally spend the majority of their time in S.6 carrying out revision ahead …

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Teachers struggle to prepare content as abridged curriculum delays

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Teachers in different schools are struggling to decide the content to prepare for learners in different classes with just a few days left to the resumption of teaching and learning activities across the country. Teachers are expected to prepare schemes of work before every beginning …

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