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Education ministry tasked to issue circular on bullying in schools

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has directed the Ministry of Education and Sports to issue a circular to combat incidents of bullying by students in all schools in the country. Speaker Anita Among made the directive in her opening communication to the legislators during the plenary sitting on Thursday. It …

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‘Release funds for seed secondary schools’

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Re-voting of Shs80 billion has stalled construction of 15 seed secondary schools under the Uganda Inter-Government Fiscal Transfer Programme II (UGFIT), according to officials from the Ministry of Education and Sports. The officials led by the Minister of State for Education and Sports (Higher Education), John …

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NPA looks to phase out ‘PLE’ by 2027

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Planning Authority-NPA has proposed the phasing out of the Primary Leaving Examinations-PLE by 2027. In a document titled; “The National Planning Authority Issue Paper On Uganda’s Education Reforms,” presented to the Education policy review commission, the authority argues that the said national assessment is …

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S.1 entrants to submit Learner Identification Numbers before admission

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Both public and private secondary school headteachers have to ensure that all senior one entrants provide their Learner Identification Number (LIN) before they are admitted, the Ministry of Education and Sports has directed. The Permanent Secretary of the Education Ministry, Ketty Lamaro, emphasized the directive …

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NCHE recommends charter for Muteesa Royal University

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Council for Higher Education-NHCE has endorsed Muteesa I Royal University to be granted a charter. A statement issued by Professor Mary Okwokol, the NHCE Executive Director, indicates that the council has considered the University’s application and established that it had finally fulfilled the …

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FRIDAY: UNEB ready to release PLE exams

🔵 January 27 🔵 State House Nakasero 🔵 11am Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The long-awaited 2022 Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE) results will be out on Friday this week, the Ministry of Education and Sports has confirmed. Last week, Daniel Odongo, the Executive Director of the Uganda National Examination Board (UNEB) …

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Parliament directs Ministry of Education to regulate school fees

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has directed the Ministry of Education and Sports to present a statutory instrument to regulate school fees increments. Speaker Anita Among communicated this directive during the plenary sitting on Tuesday, 17 January 2023. Her directive comes amidst a tough economic situation with many school proprietors …

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