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Israel bans unvaccinated teachers from teaching

Jerusalem, Israel | Xinhua | Israeli teachers who have not been vaccinated against the COVID-19 will be banned from entering schools unless they present a negative test result, Israeli Ministry of Education said on Thursday. Under the decision, teachers who do not present the Green Pass, which is a proof of …

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Give pregnant teenagers second chance in school – Educationists

Kotido, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Educationists in Kotido district have asked parents to give pregnant teenagers a second chance when schools reopen. They argue that a second chance will always give a girl child an opportunity to complete her education after delivery. Benson Katyango Boeing, a senior education officer of Kotido …

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Teachers to conduct remedial teaching, assessment when schools reopen

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Education says that schools will conduct remedial teaching and assessment to determine the promotion of learners when schools reopen. According to the ministry, all learners and semi candidates will first complete their respective class curriculum before they are promoted. Dr Dennis Mugimba, the …

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PWDs call for reopening of schools

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Member of Parliament representing People with Disabilities, Alex Ndezi has appealed to the government to reopen schools immediately. Speaking on Tuesday at the Uganda Media Centre about the International Week of Deaf People that takes between 20-24 September, Ndezi said although many Ugandans have …

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President Museveni to address nation tomorrow

  Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni will address the nation tomorrow September 22 on COVID-19 and the measures being taken to control it. The address is set for 8pm. He is expected to address the long standing issue of a closed education and religious sector and …

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Katikkiro Mayiga calls for proper schools reopening

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Katikkiro Charles Peter Mayiga has implored the government to put up a proper roadmap of reopening schools in the country amidst the ongoing pandemic. He says this should begin with ensuring that all teachers and non-teaching staff are vaccinated. The Katikkiro says that there should …

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