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Nakaseke reaps better results after intensifying pressure on teachers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Pressure piled on headteachers and teachers across schools in Nakaseke district has significantly led to an improvement in the performance of learners. Area leaders attributed this to the performance as seen in the recently released Primary Leaving Examinations results. According to the Uganda National Examination …

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Tensions flare in French protests as pension dispute grinds on

Paris, France | AFP |  Tens of thousands of demonstrators took to streets across France on Thursday in the latest mass protests against a pensions overhaul that critics say could cut benefits even while requiring people to work longer before retiring. Tensions flared in Paris and other cities as some black-clad …

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Over 17,000 teachers trained how to teach in mother tongue

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 17,000 in service teachers across the country have received training in early grade reading to boost literacy rates among learners in Primary 1 to 4. This is part of the activities being undertaken by Uganda Teacher and School Effectiveness Project- UTSEP aimed …

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Multiple loans obatined by teachers worries UNATU

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda National Teachers Union-UNATU is concerned about multiple loans acquired by teachers. Several primary school teachers abandon classes in fear of being arrested after obtaining multiple loans from money lenders, which has disrupted classes. Zadock Kamusiime the UNATU National chairperson says that it …

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SEATIN rallies teachers to improve students debating skills

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Southern and Eastern African Trade Institute –SEATIN has asked teachers to help improve the debating skills of students.  Ambassador Nathan Irumba, also SEATIN executive director said that the fights and insults between different political camps is as a result of to lack of teachers …

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Degrees cannot solve Uganda’s education woes –Experts

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Educationists have downplayed the likely benefits of a move by the government to phase out lower level certifications for teachers. The move comes after the government announced that that enrollment of students in Primary Teachers Colleges (PTC) and National Teachers Colleges (NTC) for …

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Hima Cement boosts girls school in Kamuli 

Kamuli, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Hima Cement has commissioned and handed over a newly constructed girls’ dormitory at Luzinga Secondary School in Kamuli District. The ceremony that was presided over by the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga, took place on Oct. 10 at the school and was attended by …

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Online registration puzzling teachers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Several teachers have failed to register on the Teacher Management and Information System-TMIS in the ongoing registration of teachers nationwide. Last year, the Education and Sports Ministry introduced the Teacher Management and Information System (TMIS) to streamline the registration of teachers so as to …

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Teachers’ Sacco to get sh7 billion

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Walimu Cooperative Savings and Credit Union Limited will receive over shs7 billion in fulfillment of a presidential pledge of shs25 billon. The State Minister for Finance, David Bahati said that the money will be channeled from to the teachers’ SACCO from the Microfinance …

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