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Minister cautions schools against compressing teaching syllabus

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Minister of Education and Sports Janet Kataaha Museveni has cautioned schools and teachers against compacting contents of the syllabus. She says that the practice is hurting the performance of students at several levels of learning.    The minister was reacting to the observation made …

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Over 50 schools in Teso face closure over registration

A sample of an on-line report from Uganda Schools Guide of 2018 indicates that Serere has 27 schools that are not registered while Ngora district has 24. The report shows that Soroti Municipality and Katakwi district have nine unregistered schools each while Kalaki district has three. Some of the listed …

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Kampala schools open, ignore Education Ministry calendar

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Some schools in Kampala have today disregarded the Ministry of Education (MOE) school calendar and opened for the beginning of the first school term of 2020. According to the MOE school calendar, schools are supposed to officially open for the first term on February …

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SWAHILI: 8,000 teachers trained, ready to start work

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Education has confirmed that 8,000 teachers have been trained to teach Swahili in all primary schools starting next year. This follows the creation of the Swahili Council that is mandated with supervising the teaching of the language in all schools. …

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Serere pupils fail to sit end of term exams over UGX 2000

Serere, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Over 2000 pupils in Serere district have missed out on the end of term three examinations for failing to raise Shillings 2000. The examinations that were delayed from last week, in a bid to enable parents clear the dues, commenced Tuesday. Several children whose parents …

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Mpigi district petitions education ministry over poor funding

Mpigi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Mpigi district has petitioned the Ministry of Education over the poor quality of school buildings and Latrines.  The district is seeking an increase in financial allocations in order to improve the quality and quantity of classrooms in order to accommodate a large number of learners.  …

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Schools at stake in Cameroon’s separatist crisis

Buea, Cameroon | AFP |  A solitary teacher has just two pupils in his class in west Cameroon, where thousands of schools have closed down altogether because of kidnappings and threats by radical separatists. Since a crisis erupted in the two English-speaking regions of Cameroon late in 2016, schools have …

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JOBS: PACT Deputy Chief of Party Zimbabwe

  Pact strives for a world where all people are heard, capable, and vibrant. The four-year USAID funded project, Civic Engagement for Accountability and Democracy in Zimbabwe (CEADZ), aims to contribute to improving accountability and democratic governance that serves an engaged citizenry through increasing the influence of Zimbabwean citizens, acting …

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