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PLE: Kasese teachers go to homes to trace for drop-outs

  271 girls did not return when school re-opened ahead of PLE Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Head Teachers in Kasese District have started going to homes to trace learners who dropped out of school during the lockdown. The Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) Kasese, Amis Asuman Masereka says 482  of …

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Government urged to pay 2020 examination fees

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Following the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on the economy, government has been urged to pay examinations fees for finalists in primary and secondary schools. Bugabula South MP, Maurice Kibalya urged government to intervene in the plight of parents and students and meet the examination …

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Top PLE pupils in Gulu, Omoro uncertain of joining secondary

Gulu, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  Hundreds of needy children in Gulu and Omoro Districts who excelled in Primary Leaving Examination – PLE may not join secondary School for further studies due to financial constraints. Up to 5,405 candidates sat for PLE from 144 Primary Schools in Gulu last year. Of these, …

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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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