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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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Open schools to save future generation, educationists plead

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | School proprietors in Mukono district under their umbrella body, Mukono District School Proprietors Association have challenged the government to devise means of enabling schools to reopen during the the coronavirus pandemic. Lawrence Lugoloobi, the association chairperson says Uganda may take more years with COVID-19 as …

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Parents welcome proposed reopening of schools

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parents are excited at the news that the government is considering reopening schools in the near future. Initial reports indicated that schools would reopen within two weeks. Ugandan learners have had more than 18 months of a distorted school calendar following closures that started in …

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Education ministry, stakeholders agree on raft of measures for safe reopening of schools

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The ministry of education tabled seven strategies as proposals for the safe reopening of schools during a virtual meeting that attracted several stakeholders. The stakeholders that included school proprietors, education umbrella organizations, and international school representatives all agreed on the strategies that were presented. Among …

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