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Nakaseke reaps better results after intensifying pressure on teachers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Pressure piled on headteachers and teachers across schools in Nakaseke district has significantly led to an improvement in the performance of learners. Area leaders attributed this to the performance as seen in the recently released Primary Leaving Examinations results. According to the Uganda National Examination …

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Soroti battles teachers’ gap, and accommodation

Soroti, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Soroti district has attributed the low performance in Primary Leaving Examinations-PLE to inadequate teaching staff and accommodation. 390 out of 867 teachers in the district lack accommodation. Soroti also operates on 71:1 [pupil: teacher] ratio against the 43:1 national average [2016 Statistical Abstract of UBOS]. According …

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Special needs pupil tops PLE in Soroti

Soroti, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Benjamin Okoth, a child classified under special needs is one of the best Primary Leaving Examinations, PLE candidates in Soroti. Okoth, who scored six aggregates, has difficulty in hearing, talking and has weak limbs and joints. The 14- year-old completed Primary Seven at Goshen Primary …

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Kampala schools improve in performance

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Performance of schools in Kampala improved in the 2019 Primary Leaving Examinations compared to the previous year. More schools in Kampala and Wakiso had more of their candidates score aggregate 4. Schools like Kabojja Junior School where parents last year petitioned UNEB citing under marking had …

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UNEB withholds results for 1,512 PLE candidates

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Uganda National Examination Board-UNEB has withheld results for 1,512 candidates in the Primary Leaving Examinations results which were released this morning. Most of these were cases of external assistance offered to the learners from within the examination room, according to UNEB executive secretary Dan …

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LIVE: Release of 2019 PLE results

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) has released  the 2019 Primary Leaving Examination, showing overall that more pupils qualified to join post primary institutions than the previous year. This year 617,150 candidates passed the PLE compared to 599,593 the previous year. Minister of Education and Sports, Janet …

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Uganda’s PLE results to be released today

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Primary Seven candidates together with their parents and schools are anxiously waiting for the release of the Primary Leaving Examinations- PLE results. The results will be released  today by the Minister of Education and Sports, Janet Kataha Museveni at Kampala Parents School. URN reporters …

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Technical glitch caused distribution of fewer PLE papers in schools-UNEB

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Uganda National Examination Board-UNEB experienced a technical glitch on the last day of the Primary Leaving Examinations- PLE resulting to a number of schools receiving fewer or more examination scripts compared to the number of registered candidates. Some of the affected schools were Nakasero Primary …

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Busia Inspector of schools arrested for stealing PLE fees

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | George Barasa the Busia Municipality Inspector of Schools has been arrested for allegedly stealing more than 20 million shillings. Barasa was arrested on Thursday by the police with the help of the municipal authorities. It’s alleged that Barasa embezzled the money meant to register …

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