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Public schools struggling to pay teachers in candidate classes

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government aided schools are struggling to pay teachers not on the payroll. Since the reopening of schools for candidates and finalists by government, schools that are partially supported by the government and under the PTA are struggling to operate. Martin Muyingo, the headteacher Makerere College …

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MPs yet to agree on proposed radio procurement

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Legislators sitting on Parliament’s Budget committee have accused the government of failing to have a comprehensive plan on the roll out of the long distance-learning programme through radio broadcast. The MPs were today examining a number of responses by the State Minister for Higher Education …

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Rukungiri district receives 25,000 face masks for learners

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Rukungiri district has received 25,000 face masks for learners in candidate classes. The face masks were delivered in fulfillment of a pledge made by the Ministry of Education to aid learners as classes resumed amidst coronavirus disease pandemic. While handing over the face masks, Dan …

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130 districts receive face masks for candidate learners

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Schools in 130 districts have received face masks for candidates in P7, S.4 and S.6 as a measure to observe the standard operating procedures that were put in place by government before the reopening. This follows the presidential directive to the ministry of education …

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Schools in Arua reopen without inspection

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than ten government and private schools in Arua district have reopened without inspection. The Ministry of Education and Sports embarked on inspecting all educational institutions across the country to gauge their readiness and ability to implement the Covid-19 standard operating procedures before they reopen. …

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We can’t compel schools to waive fees balances – Muyingo

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | State Minister for Higher Education John Chrysostom Muyingo has said that the Ministry of Education cannot compel schools to waive fees balances as demanded by a section of parents. Muyingo was responding to a plea by parents across the country for government intervention to force schools …

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