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Schools in Lango struggle to implement new curriculum

Oyam, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Inadequate funding and lack of learning materials are affecting the implementation of the new secondary school curriculum in Lango sub-region. In 2020, the Ministry of Education and Sports rolled out the new lower secondary school curriculum that is competence-based. The new curriculum is aimed at …

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NPA urges gov’t to reconsider teenage pregnancy guidelines

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Planning Authority-NPA has asked the Ministry of Education to rethink its teenage pregnancy guidelines. The Ministry of Education guidelines on pregnancy were developed in 2020 following an increase in teenage pregnancies reported during the COVID-19 lockdown. Reports indicate that over 200,000 cases of …

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Gov’t to construct primary schools in newly created town councils

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Education is set to construct four primary schools in the newly created town councils in Mbarara district. The town councils have been operational since the 2019/20 financial year. The schools approved for construction are Nyabisirira Primary School in Nyabisirira town council, Kacerere …

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Students below 18 excluded from enrolling for health courses

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | With the increasing number of young learners leaving O level, the Ministry of Education and Sports has cautioned against enrolling those below 18-years of age into health training institutions. Available information indicates that many students are completing the Uganda Certificate of Education-UCE between 14 and …

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Oulanyah to be awarded posthumous honorary PhD

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Gulu University is set to award a Posthumous Honorary Doctorate of Law to former Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah. The move initiated by the government through the Ministry of Education and Sports seeks to recognize the fallen speaker’s contribution to legal practice in the country. …

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Rubanda residents, leaders demand technical institute

Rubanda, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Rubanda district residents and leaders have asked the government to establish a technical institute in the area. Curved out of Kabale district in 2016, there is no technical institute in Rubanda. Learners seeking technical education in the district are forced to access institutions in Kabale …

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Halt use of smartphones in schools: Minister Muyingo

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Education and Sports has asked schools to halt the use of smartphones as teaching aids. The State Minister for Higher Education, Dr Chrysostom Muyingo issued the orders at a press briefing at the Ministry of Education offices in Kampala. The minister noted that while …

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