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UCE candidates in Gulu bothered by failure to complete syllabus

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) candidates in Gulu district are bothered by the failure to complete the O’level syllabus before the start of their final examinations this week. The learners were disrupted when schools were closed in March 2020, as coronavirus disease paralysed the world …

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Pregnant, breastfeeding candidates given 45 extra minutes during examinations

Pregnant and breastfeeding candidates will be given more time to complete the examination Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda National Examination Board-UNEB will accord extra 45 minutes to pregnant and breastfeeding candidates during the Uganda Certificate of Education examinations due to start on Monday. According to a statement issued by …

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Government urged to pay 2020 examination fees

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Following the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on the economy, government has been urged to pay examinations fees for finalists in primary and secondary schools. Bugabula South MP, Maurice Kibalya urged government to intervene in the plight of parents and students and meet the examination …

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MPs want new UCE curriculum stopped

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament want the new Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) curriculum halted over concerns that vital subjects have been made optional, and that wide consultations have not been done. The Ministry of Education through the National Curriculum Development Centre (NCDC), has revised the …

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Mukono head teachers challenge UNEB secretary on syllabus completion

Mukono, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  A few school head teachers within Mukono district have challenged Uganda National Examinations Board – UNEB secretary, Dan Odongo on discouraging schools from complete the syllabus in senior three. Odongo in his statement while releasing results of the 2019 Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) examinations …

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UCE: Half of the candidates fail physics and chemistry

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Nearly half of the students who sat for the Uganda Certificate of Education- UCE exams failed Physics and Chemistry papers. Results released this morning by the Uganda National Examinations Board indicate that at least 166,530, out of the 333,060 students who sat for the …

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