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Education ministry gives 693 unvalidated pensioners July 28 deadline

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Ministry of Education and Sports has given all pensioners who were not validated by Ministry of Public Service up to July 28 to seek its clearance or else they will be deleted from the pension payroll with effect from 1st August. According to a statment from the Permanent Secretary, Ministry …

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Makerere releases private sponsorship undergraduate admissions list 2017/18

Kampala, Uganda | MAK.AC.UG |  Makerere University has released the official admission lists for privately sponsored students for the academic year 2017/2018. According to the university website MAK.AC.UG, the list was released by The Office of the Academic Registrar. However, other lists including Diploma Entry, Mature-Age Entry, and International Applicants, are …

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Malala meets her Chibok ‘heroes’ in Nigeria

  Abuja, Nigeria | AFP | Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai on Monday called for a “state of emergency for education” in Nigeria, as she visited the country and met some of the Chibok schoolgirls whose cause she championed. The 20-year-old global education campaigner made the suggestion at a meeting …

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Guinea-Bissau parents coax truant teachers back to school

Canchungo, Guinea-Bissau | AFP | The school year is ending in the west African nation of Guinea-Bissau, but some pupils will hardly notice the difference. Long-running pay disputes have kept teachers out of the classrooms for long stretches of the last four decades in this former Portuguese colony, where a …

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VIDEO: Is there a curriculum for kindergartens in Uganda?

VIDEO: Is there a curriculum for kindergarten? Ever imagined what goes on inside a kindergarten in Uganda? What do these teachers do to the crying toddlers, some as young as two years who leave home with their vocabulary filled with almost only two words ‘mummy and daddy’ transform into academic …

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Record 2000 Ugandan students wash their hands

NWSC hosts 3rd edition of the Annual School water and Sanitation convention Over 3000 students from over 100 school countrywide on Friday signed a commitment to promote hand washing as the Young Water Professionals (YWP) Uganda chapter launched the Schools Hand Washing Campaign 2017. At exactly 1pm, for 5 minutes, …

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THIS WEEK: Makerere VC race takes shape

Prof Venansius Baryamureeba, Prof Barnabas Nawangwe and Prof Edward Kirumira are the three candidates out of whom the next Vice Chancellor for Makerere University will be picked. The three made impressive presentations as they sold their vision and leadership philosophies at a public forum attended by government officials, academic staff, …

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THIS WEEK: National policy on exams in the works

THIS WEEK: National policy on exams in the works Stakeholders in the education sector have agreed to formulate a national policy on learners’ assessment and examination system. The policy will give guidelines on how to assess progress of learners to help teachers understand the learners’ abilities better. There have been …

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