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School owners, teachers in State House to agree on opening plan

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Several members of the teachers’ association, private schools and institutions and the COVID-19 committee, are locked up in a meeting with Education Minister Janet Museveni, to iron out issues surrounding the proposed reopening of schools. The meeting comes after a roadmap issued by the …

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Janet Museveni assesses damage at Makerere University

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT & URN |  First Lady and Education and Sports Minister Janet Museveni has promised to fully support Makerere University investigate and then rebuild after a fire gutted their main administration block early on Sunday. “This is tragic, not just for the university but the country,” …

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Kabale headteachers, parents question schools reopening

Kabale, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  As schools await the order to reopen for candidate classes later this month, school heads and parents sampled in Kabale district say they just do not have the capacity to put in place the required Standard Operating Procedures to resume operating. More than 15 million …

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World Bank approves UGX 554Bn to support secondary education in Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The World Bank has approved a fund of $150 million (approximately 554 billion shillings) to enable greater access to higher-quality secondary education among Ugandan children in safer and better-equipped learning environments. The project dubbed Uganda Secondary Education Expansion Project- USEEP is financed by an International …

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Universities petition NCHE over e-learning guidelines

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Universities and other institutions of higher learning have asked the National Council for Higher Education to reconsider guidelines barring them from implementing e-learning teaching without all students. The idea of ensuring that the online mode of learning doesn’t exclude any continuing student was first …

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