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Scrapping PLE tops proposals submitted to Education Review Commission

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Several Ugandans are calling for the scrapping of Primary Leaving Examinations-PLE, vocationalisation of primary education, and overhauling of the assessment framework. The proposals are part of the hundreds of documents that have so far been received by the Education Policy Review Commission which was instituted to …

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Govt clears PLE class of 2018 to register for S4 exams

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Education and Sports has allowed learners who sat their primary school leaving exams in 2018 permission to register for senior four examinations this year. According to information obtained by our reporter, the decision was made during a meeting between Uganda National …

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Radio, TV lessons helped our children – Busia parents

Busia, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Several parents in Busia district want the government to maintain radio and television lessons, saying they contributed great to the performance of their children in the just-released Primary Leaving Examination-PLE results. A number of parents interviewed by URN say that when the government closed schools …

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School re-opening plans await Cabinet decision

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Education is still uncertain when schools will reopen. Last month, President Yoweri Museveni announced fresh restrictions as part of measures to control the COVID-19 transmissions in the country in face of the second wave of the pandemic. Among the restrictions, the …

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Why UNEB held results of 2,220 PLE candidates

✳ 749,761 candidates ✳ 47.2%  boys ✳ 52.8%) girls ✳ 81,864 pass in DIV 1 ✳ 2,220 candidates results held Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda National Examination Board (UNEB) has withheld Primary Leaving Examination results for 2,220 candidates for alleged malpractices. According to UNEB, some members of …

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12,000 candidates missed PLE

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A total of 12,819 registered candidates did not sit for the 2020 Primary Leaving Examinations-PLE. According to UNEB, a total of 749,761 candidates registered for examinations but only 736,942 candidates showed up for the examinations. Dan Odongo, the UNEB Executive Secretary says there were various …

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PLE: 11% pass in Division One

✳ 749,761 candidates ✳ 47.2%  boys ✳ 52.8%) girls ✳ 81,864 pass in DIV 1 ✳ 2,220 candidates results held Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | First Lady and Minister of Education and Sports Janet Museveni has today released Primary Leaving Examinations 2020, with 81,864 candidates passing in Division One compared …

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UNEB 2020: Exam marking to delay as examiners fail to turn up

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda National Examination Board (UNEB) might fail to mark 2020 national examinations in the required time as some examiners have failed to turn up at the marking centres. This year, the examinations board was expecting 2,000 examiners at the designated 40 centres to mark …

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