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Gov’t moves to validate staff in public schools

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Education and Sports has started a nationwide validation exercise of staff in public schools. Recently, the Uganda National Teacher’s Union-UNATU requested the government to make an update of its payroll to ascertain the teachers who will be available when the schools reopen. Filbert …

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Science teachers pay policy

Ignore the misguided saboteurs, malicious propaganda, misguided business interests, and gallery politics COMMENT | FREDERICK DONGO- SHEMA | The government’s proclamation to enhance salaries of scientists in the next financial year has sparked unnecessary objection from businessmen and arts-focused groups camouflaging as moralists. Hailed by science education experts as the …

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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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UNATU, Museveni disagree over pay rise for science teachers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda National Teachers Union-UNATU on Tuesday disagreed with President Museveni on the government’s plan to increase the remuneration of science teachers. Speaking at the National Teachers Day celebrations at Kololo ceremonial grounds, Filbert Baguma, the UNATU general secretary noted that the idea of preferring …

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Teachers oppose ‘forced’ COVID-19 vaccination

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda National Union of Teachers-UNATU is opposed to the directive from the Education and Sports Ministry compelling all teachers to take the COVID-19 jab.  Filbert Baguma, the UNATU General Secretary, says that although the idea of vaccinating all teachers is good for their own safety, …

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Kisoro science teachers defect from UNATU to UPSTU

Kisoro science teachers claim UPSTU will give a stronger voice to make demands for their wellbeing Kisoro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Over 100 science teachers from Kisoro district yesterday defected from  their umbralla body Uganda National Teachers Union-UNATU to Uganda Professional Science Teachers Union-UPSTU. UNATU has been recognized as a force …

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