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Private teachers petition education committee on relief funds

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Private school teachers have asked Parliament to urge government to provide funds towards the Savings and Credit Cooperative Organizations-SACCOs for private teachers, despite the group failing to organize themselves to obtain the initial 20 billion Shillings Covid-19 presidential grant. The private teachers leaders under …

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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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Schools want gaps in distribution of self study materials addressed

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Schools have asked the Ministry of Education to address gaps in the distribution of the home study materials. The materials were distributed to schools as part of the interventions to supplement teaching-learning activities in the Covid-19 disrupted learning period. The Ministry of Education contracted three …

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Cabinet to consider National School Health Policy

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Education and Sports will soon table before Cabinet the draft National School Health Policy. This was revealed by the Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja during Prime Minister’s Time on Thursday, 23 September 2021. The Prime Minister said that after Cabinet’s approval of the Policy, …

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Teachers to conduct remedial teaching, assessment when schools reopen

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Education says that schools will conduct remedial teaching and assessment to determine the promotion of learners when schools reopen. According to the ministry, all learners and semi candidates will first complete their respective class curriculum before they are promoted. Dr Dennis Mugimba, the …

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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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14 uncoded schools in Otuke await gov’t takeover

Otuke, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Fourteen uncoded primary schools in Otuke district are operating without support from government. These schools lack the requisite codes from the Ministry of Education and Sports that would have enabled them to receive grants from the government because they are community founded. They include Ariamet …

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APG calls for immediate reopening of Gulu College of Health Sciences

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Acholi Parliamentary Group-APG has tasked the government through the Ministry of Education and Sports to immediately reopen Gulu College of Health Sciences. Management closed the schools on Thursday last week following a demonstration by students over the revised fees structure. According to the circular …

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