Education

Kakumiro schools fret over new curriculum

Summary: Schools in Kakumiro like any others countrywide are grappling with the implementation of a new curriculum, leading to uncertainty and apprehension among educators. Transitioning requires comprehensive teacher training and updated resources. Despite challenges, schools like Trinity High School are optimistic about maintaining academic standards. Student performance in 2023 has …

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UNEB Releases 2023 UCE Results

UNEB Executive Director Dan Odongo

Summary: Among the candidates, 32.5% (118,633) were beneficiaries of Universal Secondary Education (USE). The gender distribution revealed that 49.5% (180,471) were male candidates, while 50.5% (183,998) were females, emphasizing a balanced representation. The release of the 2023 Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) results marked a significant moment as the Uganda …

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Former MUK student Amanya thought omission from the graduation list was his end

Summary: Amanya Dickness faced adversity when omitted from Makerere University’s graduation list, jeopardizing his near-completed degree in Development Studies. Despite bureaucratic hurdles and resistance from lecturers, Dickness felt disheartened, fearing the worst. Encouraged by his parents’ support, he regained determination, acknowledging setbacks as part of the journey. Dickness sat down …

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Gulu School celebrates PLE 1st grades in 22 years

Summary: Awonyim Primary School in Gulu district celebrates its first-grade achievement in 22 years with two students scoring 11 and 12 aggregates in the 2023 Primary Leaving Examinations. Awonyim primary school in Owoo sub-county Gulu district will hold a unique event on February 12, 2024, to celebrate the school’s first …

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Kakumiro District Sees Decline in 2023 PLE Results

Summary: Kakumiro district experienced a decline in the 2023 PLE results, with 193 candidates passing in division one out of 4,303. Mary Kyofuna, the District Inspector of Schools, attributed the drop to lack of parental support, understaffing, unprepared teachers, and funding issues. The 2023 PLE results for Kakumiro district reflect …

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Soaring School Fees Crisis in Uganda

Summary: In Uganda, the consistent rise in school fees is a major concern, driven by economic factors and the need for schools to adapt to technological advancements. The lack of standardized fees exacerbates educational inequalities. Government intervention is necessary, but conflicts of interest among officials who own schools hinder effective …

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MAKERERE UNIVERSITY 74th GRADUATION: How Dr. Mukebezi’s PhD Promises Fortunes to Farmers in Eastern Uganda

Summary: Dr. Rebecca Mukebezi’s doctoral study at Makerere University in Uganda explores the role of Community-based Innovation Platforms (CB-IPs) in promoting farmer participation in collaborative agricultural activities in Eastern Uganda. Makerere, Uganda – Achieving farmer participation in collaborative activities to tap into agricultural fortunes is always an uphill task, thanks to …

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Ministry Of Education Sets Reporting Date for S.1 2024

Summary: The Ministry of Education and Sports has set the reporting date for Senior One students for Term One, 2024, scheduled for February 19, 2024. School heads have begun the Senior One placement selection process, and the 2023 Primary Leaving Examination results showed improvements in English, Integrated Science, and Mathematics. …

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