The Makerere University Council is today holding a crisis meeting on the heels of suspended fatal guild elections. Lorna Magara, Chairperson of the Council, announced in the wee hours of today morning that the guild elections that were to be held today had been indefinitely suspended over chaotic scenes that left Uganda Christian University law [...]
Vice Chancllor Victoria University Dr Lawrence Munganga and senior management team have met Speaker of Parliament Anita Among to discuss new ways of improving the Country’s Education. Follow up meetings and consultations will be done and decisions will be announced to the Nation. Both believe and agree that learning should be technology-driven and Higher Education [...]
Secondary Science Teachers under the Uganda Professional Science Teachers' Union will lay down their tools at the beginning of the next school term. In a letter addressed to the Ministry of Education and that of Public Service, the teachers accused the government of failing to increase the salaries of science teachers and improving their working [...]
Seventy-seven percent of the teachers in private schools didn’t return after the shutdown. This is according to a new survey by the Economic Policy Research Center (EPRC). Rehema Kahunde, a researcher at the Makerere University-Based centre says that they did a survey in 22 districts, a month after the school reopening. During the study, they [...]
Teachers in different schools are struggling to come up with the content to prepare for learners with just a few days to re-opening. Teachers are expected to prepare schemes of work before every beginning of the term, detailing the content from the syllabus that will be taught. However, this year is special given the fact [...]
Makerere University staff have embraced the ongoing headcount exercise which was authorized by the Appointments Board. Dr. Davis Malowa Ndanyi, the Director Human Resource says the staff head count is required to implement a new salary payment method that should have taken effect last year. According to the new payment method, staff will be paid [...]
An international non-governmental organization is set to give out 100,000 shillings to each eligible private school teacher in primary and secondary schools. GiveDirectly is an organization that focuses on poverty alleviation and humanitarian relief via livelihood cash transfers. According to the ministry of gender the cash relief program will support 300,000 teachers across the country- [...]
Government is planning to assist private schools through waivers on the outstanding bills on utilities and internet Data. During the release of the school calendar ,the education ministry revealed that private schools will be supported though not financially. Since the first COVID-19 lockdown of 2020 , the private schools proposed to the government to provide [...]
The Ministry of Education and Sports has authorized government schools to divert operational funds to renovation of structures ahead of the school re-opening. 62 Billion Shillings has been earmarked for the renovations. This is part of what was allocated as capitation grants for schools in the current financial year. The grant normally is used by [...]
Last week, the government said that it was considering the vaccination of learners aged above 12, as one of the means to ensure safety and sustainable resumption of teaching and learning activities.

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