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UWEZO REPORT: 32% of learners repeat Primary One

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Up to 32 percent of learners repeat Primary One (P1). This is according to the 2019 “Are Our Children Learning” Uwezo Uganda Eight Learning Assessment Report. The findings from the assessment which was carried out in 954 schools and 16,859 households shows that the …

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Lack of women in UWEZO leadership Irks Angina

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Operation Wealth creation (OWC) Deputy Coordinator Lt. Gen. Charles Angina, has decried the absence of women in the leadership of the UPDF backed UWEZO Cooperative and Investment Society. UWEZO Sacco was launched in 2014 with an aim of promoting economic transformation among the officers …

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PLE results expose gaps in system

Experts blame outdated UNEB Act for failure rates Kampala, Uganda | AGNES E NANTABA | The recently released 2018 Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE) caused excitement for many pupils, parents, and schools. But for some top elite schools Jan. 17, the day when the Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) released the …

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When refugees out- learn hosts

Uwezo study finds children in some refugee schools at higher learning level than their Ugandan hosts kampala, Uganda |  RONALD MUSOKE | A new Uwezo study, which compares literacy and numeracy outcomes among refugee children and Ugandan children in the neighbouring communities, has found that despite the many challenges refugees face, …

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ANALYSIS: Bridge Schools fate

Education Ministry and closed chain of low-cost schools said to be holding `sensitive talks’ Bridge International Academies is locked in last-minute negotiations with government in order to open with other schools when the new term begins this February, insiders say. As the school year closed in 2016, the government used …

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VIDEO: Uganda failing on education sector, says UWEZO

VIDEO: Uganda is yet to meet her commitment of providing education for all in spite of the steady progress, registered in increasing access to education in recent years. A 6th annual UWEZO report indicates that although learning outcomes are poor across the nation, there are stark inequalities between groups and locations. Share …

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