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Calls for disability-tailored assessments intensify

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Experts and advocates championing inclusive education have significantly amplified their demands for the implementation of Disability-Tailored Assessments. They argue that despite Uganda’s recent strides made towards promoting inclusivity within its education system, the current assessment methods do not consider the diverse needs and abilities of …

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Education Minister issues guidelines on timeline for teacher degree requirement

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Janet Kataha Museveni, the Minister of Education and Sports, has issued fresh guidance regarding the timeline initially established for educators to attain a minimum bachelor’s degree qualification. In 2019, the government introduced a transformative teacher policy which among other things phased out lower qualifications for …

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UCU launches PhD in journalism, media and communication

  Mukono, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda Christian University (UCU) Mukono has launched its PhD in Journalism, Media and Communication. This comes after the National Council For Higher Education (NHCE) accredited the programme, having been satisfied that the UCU School of Journalism, Media and Communication met all the requirements to …

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Ministry trains education officers on new EMIS management system

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Education and Sports has started providing training to education officers in local governments and selected teachers to help schools effectively utilize the updated Education Management System (EMIS). In July last year, the Education Ministry initiated a program that mandated all schools …

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