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Will Uganda reap from heavy investment in science subjects?

NEWS ANALYSIS | THE INDEPENDENT | The number of learners opting for science subjects and mathematics at the advanced level of education is gradually increasing, 20 years after the government started prioritizing and investing in sciences. Since 2005, the study of science subjects became compulsory for O’level students, aligning with …

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UCE: Students struggling to pass science subjects

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Students are struggling to pass science subjects. According to the 2022 UCE results released on Thursday, there was a general improvement in the performance of physics, chemistry, and mathematics but overall, students are still struggling to pass the four compulsory science subjects. “There is an …

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SALARIES: Science teachers unhappy with UNATU

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Science teachers say they are finding it hard not to blame UNATU for the interference with the salary increment process for the scientists in the teaching profession. Under their umbrella body, Uganda professional science teachers Union -UPSTU, they are convinced that the Uganda National …

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UCE 2020: Science subjects worst performed

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Nearly half of the candidates who sat for the 2020 Uganda Certificate of Education- UCE examinations could not attain a minimum pass eight in science subjects. The Uganda National Examination Board Executive Secretary Dan Odongo, notes that although there is an overall improvement in performance, …

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UBTEB students struggle with sciences at diploma level

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | UBTEB students are struggling with Science subjects at Diploma level in various technical and vocational institutions across the country. According to the results released on Thursday, by the Uganda Business and Technical Examinations Board (UBTEB), there were 175 accredited examination centres countrywide, with a …

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