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Former LOP intensifies go back to school campaign in Kasese

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The former Leader of Opposition, Winnie Kiiza has re-launched the back-to-school campaign to rally learners in Kasese district. Dubbed “Kabugho Go Back to School Campaign”, it is facilitated by Winnie Kiiza Foundation in partnership with Kirindiro Communication. It mainly targets disabled children and learners who were …

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NCDC plans extra training for teachers on new secondary curriculum

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Curriculum Development Centre (NCDC) is set to collaborate with Teachers Associations to train more teachers on the revised Lower Secondary Curriculum in schools. The government through the Ministry of Education rolled out the new lower secondary education curriculum in February 2020 intending …

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Govt takes COVID-19 fight to schools

The Coronavirus is still around, and there will be another wave – Experts COVER STORY | RONALD MUSOKE | The government will start vaccinating 6.6 million children aged 12-17 years when the new school term opens on May 9, according to Dr. Daniel Kyabayinze, the Director Public Health Services at the …

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New cities take off but teachers go months without pay

Lira, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Several teachers have gone without pay for over a year following the creation of new administrative units. Information obtained by URN indicates that upon the creation of new administrative units, mostly cities, several teachers in school whose areas were annexed to the newly created administrative …

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Reorientation of Ugandan teachers on new curriculum continues

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Education and Sports has revolved to expedite the reorientation of teachers on the revised lower secondary curriculum and the abridged curriculum. According to the Education Ministry, a number of gaps have been identified in the delivery of the two curriculums with …

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Decisive steps needed to keep boys in school: UNESCO report

A lack of a ‘protective legal framework’ to protect boys is one of the main reasons for their exclusion Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Although girls have more difficulty accessing education and make up most out-of-school children at the primary level, challenges facing boys are increasing at later stages, according …

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Gov’t warns Seed Schools against charging UNEB fees

Mukono, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has warned administrators of Seed Schools against charging candidates the Uganda National Examinations Board-UNEB registration fees. According to the Ministry of Education and Sports government, Seed Schools are typical Universal Secondary schools (USE) schools that are not expected to charge candidates because the …

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Vocational final exams not compulsory – NCDC

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Curriculum Development Centre –NCDC says it is not compulsory for learners to sit for the final assessment of the vocational subjects. This is in line with the new lower secondary curriculum that was introduced by the government in 2020 for skills …

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