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Nigeria confirms 21 monkeypox cases

Lagos, Nigeria | Xinhua | Nigeria has recorded 21 confirmed monkeypox cases across nine states and one death since January 2022, said the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) late on Sunday. In a report released by the NCDC, the health agency said the country has recorded 66 suspected monkeypox cases …

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NCDC plans extra training for teachers on new secondary curriculum

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Curriculum Development Centre (NCDC) is set to collaborate with Teachers Associations to train more teachers on the revised Lower Secondary Curriculum in schools. The government through the Ministry of Education rolled out the new lower secondary education curriculum in February 2020 intending …

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Vocational final exams not compulsory – NCDC

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Curriculum Development Centre –NCDC says it is not compulsory for learners to sit for the final assessment of the vocational subjects. This is in line with the new lower secondary curriculum that was introduced by the government in 2020 for skills …

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NCDC needs UGX1Bn to review A-level curriculum

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Curriculum Development Centre-NCDC needs at least Shillings 1 billion to review the Advanced level curriculum. John Okumu, the manager Secondary Department at NCDC, explains that they found it crucial to embark on the process of reviewing the A-level curriculum before the pioneers of …

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Teachers caught up in paradox of abridged curriculum

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There is a growing concern on the use of the abridged curriculum with schools and teachers raising eminent issues which seem to have been ignored by the authorities in the Ministry of Education and Sports. Whereas the ministry is rooting for a compressed or an …

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Schools decry lack of new curriculum text books

Ministry of Education rolled out a new lower secondary curriculum last year slated to start with the newly admitted senior one students Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Secondary schools have decried the lack of textbooks for the new lower secondary curriculum. The schools note that the National Curriculum Development Center-NCDC availed them …

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Teachers in Lira trained on revised curriculum

Lira, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT  |  Secondary school teachers in Lira are excited about the introduction of a new curriculum for lower secondary classes.  In February 2020, the National Curriculum Development Center (NCDC) rolled out a new secondary education curriculum aimed at meeting the learners’ needs especially in regards to skills …

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