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All Schools Should Pay Teachers & Staff –Ministry of Education Orders

The Ministry of Education has ordered all school directors and heads of education institutions to pay teachers and staff their full salaries despite the virus-induced lockdown. “As you are aware, the Government is paying teachers and other public services workers their full salaries during the lockdown period. Ministry of Education and

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Ministry of Education Drafting Guidelines for Candidates and Teachers

The Ministry of Education and Sports has embarked on the process of drafting new guidelines that will be followed by all candidate classes and finalists in higher institutions of learning as the government prepares to ease the virus-induced lockdown. Dr. Chrizstom Muyingo, the minister of Higher Education told parliament on May

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Ministry of Education Speaks Out on Fears That 2020 Could Be A Dead Academic Year

The Ministry of Education in Uganda has spoken out on fears that 2020 could be a dead academic year. While speaking to the press, the Permanent Secretary of the Education Ministry, Alex Kakooza urged parents and teachers not to panic. "We are doing whatever we can to ensure that learners don't miss

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Covid19: Education Ministry Commences Distribution of Home-Study Materials

The Ministry of Education and Sports has started distributing learning materials to students at district levels. According to a statement released signed by the Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Education, Alex Kakooza, the learning materials are being distributed to all districts of Uganda. "The distribution of learning materials has been

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Covid19: Uganda Mulls Home-schooling as Lockdown Continues

The Ministry of Education has revealed plans to embark on homeschooling programs as coronavirus restrictions are still firmly in place. Addressing the nation on Monday evening, the Minister for Education Janet Museveni relayed that her Ministry was ready to start supplying learning materials to students and pupils who are at

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Education Ministry Creates Task-force to Formulate School Program

At the end of the month of April, Janet Kataaha Museveni, Minister of Education and Sports projected that schools would resume on April 27. This was in the hope that COVID-19 pandemic would probably be contained. However, with the extension of the lockdown for another 21 days school programs could take

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New Curriculum: Parliament Summons Janet Museveni

Parliament has summoned the Minister of Education and Sports Janet Kataaha Museveni to appear before the house and explain the government’s insistence on the implementation of the new lower secondary school curriculum. On Monday, Janet said they would go on with the implementation of the new curriculum after Cabinet gave them

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UNEB Turns Down Request to Set Special Exams for s.6 Students Who Missed

15 Senior Six students of Top Care SS in Iganga District who recently missed the first paper of UACE examination over unpaid fees will not sit for a special exam as compensation for the paper they missed. The Tower Post has learnt that the Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) held a

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