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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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Education Minister hails record number of girls who sat UCE

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of Education and Sports Janet Museveni said she is happy to hear that more girls sat for the Uganda Certificate of Education-UCE exams in 2019. According to Uganda National Examinations Board-UNEB, 169,258 girls registered and sat for the 2019 exams against …

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Police lower entry qualifications for constables

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The police have lowered the entry qualification for Police Constables. In the past, the qualification was strictly Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE), however, this year’s recruitment will see even those holding a Uganda Advanced Certificate (UCE) or its equivalent join the Uganda Police Force …

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You cannot forge scientists

Students cannot pass without being taught, experts tell the government as 2018 UCE results show high failure rates Kampala, Uganda | FLAVIA NASSAKA AND JULIUS BUSINGE | While releasing the results of the 2018 Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) examinations on Jan.31, the Chairperson of the Uganda National Examinations Board …

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UCE: Education Minister, UNEB condemn exam cramming

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Education Minister Janet Museveni and the Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) have criticized the practice of candidates cramming answers and spotting questions as counterproductive. According to UNEB, there was significant evidence in the 2018 Uganda Certificate Examinations (UCE) of some candidates finding difficulties …

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