Sunday , December 4 2022
Home / Tag Archives: learners’

Tag Archives: learners’

HOLIDAYS: Gov’t transports learners from districts under lockdown

Mubende, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 100 learners from schools in Mubende district were on Tuesday transported to their respective homes. Last week, the government announced a plan to transport learners to and from Mubende and Kassanda, for holidays when the term closes. Mubende and Kassanda districts are under …

Read More »

EBOLA: Gov’t to transport learners in districts under lock down

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government through the Ministry of Health and Ministry of Education and Sports will transport learners from and to Kasanda and Mubende districts for their holidays when the term closes. The two districts are in lockdown announced by the government to contain the spread of …

Read More »

TASO embarks on campaign to combat HIV stigma in schools

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Aids Support Organization-TASO in Masaka has rolled out a school-based HIV counseling program to create a safe environment for adolescents and protection of HIV-positive learners. Fiona Nakimera, a counselor at TASO Masaka center says the concern of stigma in schools coupled with the negative …

Read More »

Gov’t schools register influx of new learners

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Several government primary schools in Masaka are registering an increase in the number of learners for the third term. Schools officially reopened for the third term on Monday after a three-week long holiday that commenced on August 12th, 2022. According to head teachers, many parents are …

Read More »

Cabinet okays vaccination of learners aged 12-17

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Cabinet has passed a decision that will see an estimated 6 million learners aged 12-17 years get vaccinated against COVID-19. The learners will be vaccinated using the Pfizer vaccine which has been approved by both the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention and …

Read More »

Aviation community raises UGX 18M for visually impaired learners

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Aeronautical Information Service Officer’s Association-UGAISOA and Entebbe residents have so far raised 18 million Shillings out of 150 million Shillings needed to support learners with visual impairment. The money was raised from the 2022 Aviation Run where over 300 participants ran 5 kilometres …

Read More »

UGAISOA to raise UGX 150M for learners with visual impairment

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Aeronautical Information Services Officer’s Association-UGAISOA-have launched a marathon to collect over Shillings 150 million to support learners with visual impairment. Dubbed the “2022 Aviation Run”, the marathon will take place on May 29 at Entebbe Mayor’s Garden. The marathon first took place in …

Read More »

50 percent of P3 learners can’t identify alphabets – Report

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least half of the learners who were in Primary three at the time of school closures in March 2020, cannot identify or recognize letters of the alphabet. This is according to a survey carried out by Uwezo Uganda, in its ninth National Learning Assessment Report …

Read More »