18% of P7 Girls in One Butaleja School Married Off During Lockdown

Lubanga Government Primary School in Maizimasa Sub County in Butaleja District has re-opened after the Covid-19 Lockdown, but without 18% of the P7 female candidates. They got married. According to the head... Read more »

Go Read Books! Kyambogo Vice Chancellor Tells Off His Staff

Professor Elli Katunguka, the Vice Chancellor Kyambogo University has advised staff of Kyambogo University to go for further studies in order to meet the requirements for being appointed to serve in administration... Read more »

Special Needs Schools ‘Ambushed’ With the idea of Reopening for All Learners

The government’s decision to fully reopen special needs schools has taken several administrators by surprise. While issuing guidelines for the reopening of educational institutions, the Education and Sports Ministry gave green light... Read more »

New Crisis in Schools as Part-Time Teaching is Banned

The decades-old model that enables private schools to affordably access skills of the best, experienced teachers without paying full salaries is also falling victim to the Covid-19 disruption and will not only... Read more »

Five Halls of Residence to Remain Closed as Makerere Reopens for Finalists

Five halls of residence in Makerere University will remain closed as finalists resume studies following the long break because of the Covid19 pandemic.   The affected include Complex, Livingstone, Lumumba, Mitchell halls... Read more »

Some Candidates on Donor Scholarships Panic as Schools Reopen

The COVID-19 pandemic that left schools closed since March also affected the continuity to learn by some poor and vulnerable  scholars that rely on international funds to facilitate their education as several... Read more »

Education Ministry Releases Revised Calendar for Schools

The Ministry of Education and Sports has released a revised academic year calendar that will be followed by all educational institutions for candidates and final year students upon reopening. The Academic Year... Read more »

Education Ministry to Inspect Schools Ahead of Planned Re-Opening

The Ministry of Education and Sports is set to inspect all educational institutions ahead of the scheduled re-opening of schools for candidates and finalists. The plan is to visit all schools across... Read more »

Damaged Latrines Put School’s Re-opening In Dilemma

Authorities of Pogo primary school in Pukwany village, Gaya Parish Pabo sub county Amuru district are uncertain of the resumption of classes for candidate classes after strong winds blew off roofs of... Read more »

MPs Demand Comprehensive Plan on Re-Opening of Schools

The chairperson of the committee Jacob Opolot observed that the children cannot study unsupervised through radio and television lessons and the majority of learners are faced with a strange language and approach... Read more »