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Senior Two learners to adopt Swahili as ninth compulsory subject

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Senior two students studying under the new lower secondary curriculum will take on Swahili as the ninth compulsory subject as they move to Senior Three next year. The Education and Sports Ministry Spokesperson, Dr. Denis Mugimba revealed the new development Thursday, saying the decision is …

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Schools in Lango struggle to implement new curriculum

Oyam, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Inadequate funding and lack of learning materials are affecting the implementation of the new secondary school curriculum in Lango sub-region. In 2020, the Ministry of Education and Sports rolled out the new lower secondary school curriculum that is competence-based. The new curriculum is aimed at …

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Sembabule district battling shortage of secondary school teachers

Sembabule, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Sembabule district is struggling to attract and retain secondary school teachers which is affecting education service delivery in the area. According to the district education sector performance report, all the nine government secondary schools in the area are struggling with an acute shortage of teachers …

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New curriculum: DIT allocating assessment centre numbers to schools

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Directorate of Industrial Training–DIT has started allocating assessment center numbers to all secondary schools. This is in line with the new lower secondary curriculum that was introduced by the government in 2020 for skills development. The pre-vocational subjects are summarized under eight including Information …

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Uganda ready to implement new secondary curriculum

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Prime Minister and Leader of Government Business in Parliament, Robinah Nabbanja, has informed legislators that Uganda’s education sector is on course to rolling out the new lower secondary school curriculum when schools reopen in January 2022. “Government has recruited and deployed 1,598 staff in …

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Kawempe Muslim Closed

By Aloysious Kasoma Kawempe Muslim Secondary School has been closed after suffering the second fire incident in a period of one week. According to some sources at the school all students except those in candidate classes have been asked to go home temporarily as investigations into the cause of the fire …

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