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Gov’t fails to align, clean teachers’ payroll

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has failed to eliminate quack teachers from both private and public schools, let alone free its payroll from ghost teachers. Understanding who is teaching in schools is one of the common queries raised by different reports, which is blamed for the poor academic …

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Senior Two learners to adopt Swahili as ninth compulsory subject

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Senior two students studying under the new lower secondary curriculum will take on Swahili as the ninth compulsory subject as they move to Senior Three next year. The Education and Sports Ministry Spokesperson, Dr. Denis Mugimba revealed the new development Thursday, saying the decision is …

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Scrapping PLE tops proposals submitted to Education Review Commission

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Several Ugandans are calling for the scrapping of Primary Leaving Examinations-PLE, vocationalisation of primary education, and overhauling of the assessment framework. The proposals are part of the hundreds of documents that have so far been received by the Education Policy Review Commission which was instituted to …

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Gov’t wants charges in UPE, USE schools abolished

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Cabinet is proposing free and compulsory primary and secondary education when schools reopen early next year. The cabinet on Monday agreed that all forms of charges that have been collected from learners in Universal Primary Education-UPE and Universal Secondary Education-USE schools should be abolished. Dr. …

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