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Move gov’t scholarships to loan scheme – MPs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament have asked the Ministry of Education and Sports to move funds for all government scholarships to the Student Loan Scheme under the Higher Education Financing Board for equal access by all students. Legislators said the current format in which scholarships are awarded favours …

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Gov’t takes over Mountains of the Moon University

Fort Portal, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has officially taken over Mountains of the Moon University in Fort Portal. In September, Parliament approved the takeover of the institution by the government. The State Minister for Higher Education told MPs that taking over the institution as a Public University would …

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Government reinstates PTA fees

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has resolved to reinstate the Parent Teacher Association-PTA fees, the State Minister for Higher Education Chrysostom Muyingo has revealed. In November 2021, the cabinet scrapped PTA fees, the money contributed by parents to support school activities. While presenting the cabinet position, Dr. Chris …

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Gov’t reviewing status of school facilities ahead of reopening

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Education and Sports has embarked on reviewing the current status of school facilities ahead of reopening in January. Following the closure of schools due to the covid-19 outbreak, there has been deterioration of school facilities. In Nakasongola, at least 1,500 pupils may …

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Education minister warns teachers against absenteeism when schools reopen

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of Education and Sports Janet Kataha Museveni has warned teachers against absenteeism ahead of the scheduled resumption of learning. Janet Museveni made the remarks on Tuesday while meeting a section of headteachers from different secondary schools at Kololo ceremonial grounds during the selection …

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