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UACE: UNEB withholds results of 120 candidates

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda National Examinations Board-UNEB has withheld Uganda Advanced Certificate of Examinations –UACE results of 120 candidates from 26 centers for alleged malpractice. The UNEB Executive Secretary, Dan Nokrach Odongo disclosed this while releasing the UACE results at the Office of the Prime Minister Thursday …

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UACE results out, failure rate in Biology worries UNEB

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) chairperson Prof Mary Okwakol has commenced the release of the Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) results, by stating their concern about the performance in Biology. “Biology continues to be a cause of concern. In the last 4 years, …

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Janet Museveni responds to MPs on new curriculum

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Minister of Education and Sports Janet Museveni has apologized for any misunderstanding with parliament, as government rolls out of the lower secondary school curriculum. She explained in a statement why her ministry continued roll out of the lower secondary school curriculum contrary to the …

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The New Curriculum

Creating generation next Uganda Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | What will Uganda be like 20 years from now when the current Vision 2040 ends? What jobs will they do and what life will they lead, what diseases will they grapple with, and what will they eat? To get a …

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Dr. Mushengyezi new UCU Vice Chancellor

Mukono, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Associate professor Dr. Aaron Mushengyezi is the new Vice Chancellor Uganda Christian University-UCU Mukono. Dr. Mushengyezi, who is also the dean of the department of languages, literature and communications at Makerere University, was appointed on February 1, 2020 in Mityana  at a meeting involving …

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Education helps death row inmate to hope for freedom

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Richard Okurmur, a death row inmate, incarcerated at the Maximum Security Prison in Luzira says that the sentence cannot stop him and advised his colleagues to still build their lives, even when faced with a gloomy future. Sentenced to death for murder, Okurmur …

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MPs want new UCE curriculum stopped

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament want the new Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) curriculum halted over concerns that vital subjects have been made optional, and that wide consultations have not been done. The Ministry of Education through the National Curriculum Development Centre (NCDC), has revised the …

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Education Minister hails record number of girls who sat UCE

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of Education and Sports Janet Museveni said she is happy to hear that more girls sat for the Uganda Certificate of Education-UCE exams in 2019. According to Uganda National Examinations Board-UNEB, 169,258 girls registered and sat for the 2019 exams against …

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