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Fagil Mandy urges Ugandan teachers to get side hustles

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two top renowned educationist have weighed in on the situation of teachers in the COVID-19 era, and advised the teachers in Uganda to embrace entrepreneurship at the same time as they continue imparting knowledge. Ahead of the education institutions re-opening for candidates and finalists, …

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Heading back to school in the pandemic

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | An entire generation has seen its education interrupted. At the height of nationwide lockdowns in April, approximately 91 percent of the world’s students in more than 194 countries were out of school. This caused immeasurable disruption to the lives, learning and wellbeing of children around the …

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School owners, teachers in State House to agree on opening plan

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Several members of the teachers’ association, private schools and institutions and the COVID-19 committee, are locked up in a meeting with Education Minister Janet Museveni, to iron out issues surrounding the proposed reopening of schools. The meeting comes after a roadmap issued by the …

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Makerere confirms October 3rd re-opening

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University has confirmed that it will go ahead and resume teaching and learning in the first week of October despite the main building being gutted by fire last week. First to return will be the  final year students of the College of …

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Bishop Kitara wants all girls who got pregnant back in school

Kitgum, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Kitgum Diocese prelate, Bishop Wilson Kitara has called upon stakeholders to cater for all the girls who became pregnant during the lockdown ahead of the schools reopening. Bishop Kitara told URN in an interview that there is need to pay attention to the future …

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FULL STATEMENT: Prof Nawangwe on Makerere fire

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Following the fire that gutted the Makerere Main Administration block, Vice Chancellor Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe has issued a statement outlining what happened, and plans ahead. He promises that the fire will not consume plans to revive the glory of the ‘Ivory Tower’. FULL …

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Kikuube district to surrender 13 community schools to government

Kikuube, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Education authorities in Kikuube district want government to takeover the management of 13 community primary schools in the district in a bid to uplift education standards. The district education authorities have already submitted names of the community primary schools they want government to take …

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