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Ministry of Education warns schools on mock UNEB examinations

Ismael Mulindwa the Director Basic and Secondary Education says that they have received reports of schools charging parents money for mocks Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ministry of Education has warned schools against giving external mock examinations to learners as they wait to sit for their UNEB finals. In …

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ANT candidate cleared to contest in Kigulu South MP race

Iganga, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Alliance for National Transformation-ANT flag bearer in the Kigulu South Parliamentary race, Ali Muyinda, has been cleared to contest after his academic documents were verified by the Uganda National Examinations Board- UNEB.  Two weeks ago, the commission refused to nominate Muyinda due to lack …

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FDC asks gov’t to pay examination fees for all candidates

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party has joined parliament to demand government’s intervention to help clear Uganda National Examinations Board-UNEB registration fees for candidates in private schools.  At the beginning of this month, Parliament passed a resolution urging the government to meet the cost of …

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Schools declining to admit new candidates

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Several city schools have declined to take in additional candidates citing varied reasons. While reopening schools, the Education and Sports Ministry directed schools to admit scholars within their surroundings who wouldn’t wish to return to their former school because of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, a …

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UNEB gives schools five weeks to register candidates

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Schools have five weeks to register candidates for their final examinations, according to Uganda National Examination Board-UNEB. The UNEB Spokesperson, Janipher Kalule, says the schools have five weeks from the resumption of candidate classes on October 15th, 2020 to register the candidates to enable the …

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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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International schools demand seat on UNEB board

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | International schools are seeking inclusion as stakeholders on the board of the Uganda National Examinations Board. The proposal was put before the education committee of parliament by Education accelerators Ltd, an association of schools that use the Accelerated Christian Education Curriculum. A board member …

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Education committee starts processing UNEB bill

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Legislators on the Education committee have called for sanctions against schools that charge extra fees while registering candidates for national exams. The MPs made the proposal as the committee embarked on scrutinizing  the Uganda National Examinations Board Amendment Bill 2020 on Tuesday. The committee chaired …

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UNEB bill proposes stringent penalties for malpractice

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Government has tabled the Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB), 2020 amendment bill that seeks to address gaps in the current act. The Primary Education State Minister, Rosemary Seninde tabled the bill in parliament on Tuesday.    The bill proposes tough penalties for anyone found guilty …

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