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Education minister warns teachers against absenteeism when schools reopen

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of Education and Sports Janet Kataha Museveni has warned teachers against absenteeism ahead of the scheduled resumption of learning. Janet Museveni made the remarks on Tuesday while meeting a section of headteachers from different secondary schools at Kololo ceremonial grounds during the selection …

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NCHE advises universities on new entrants, vaccination

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Council for Higher Education-NCHE has advised higher institutions of learning to avoid scheduling classes for newly admitted students before handling current first-year students. Universities and other tertiary institutions will be opening their gates to learners on November 1, nearly five months after the …

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FDC demands for a fulltime education minister

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) has called for the appointment of a senior minister in the Ministry of Education and Sports who is accessible and flexible to tackle the challenges the lockdown has imposed on the education sector. Speaking during the weekly FDC press …

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Gov’t suspends transfer of teachers in public secondary schools

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The ministry of education has decided to halt any transfers of secondary school teachers in all public learning institutions across the country. The ban is effective this month pending for the review of the system when schools reopen. The ministry says the ban is intended …

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School re-opening plans await Cabinet decision

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Education is still uncertain when schools will reopen. Last month, President Yoweri Museveni announced fresh restrictions as part of measures to control the COVID-19 transmissions in the country in face of the second wave of the pandemic. Among the restrictions, the …

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