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Finally UNEB  official time table for PLE, UCE AND UACE is out

Finally UNEB official time table for PLE, UCE AND UACE is out

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 Uganda National Examinations Board (Uneb) executive secretary Dan N Odongo has released the official examination timetables for 2020 Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE); Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE), and Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE). Odongo explained that “the 2020 examinations are being held in 2021 because of the need to make up for time lost by the candidates during the lockdown due to Covid19.” The examinations will be conducted under the theme: ‘Integrity and security in the management of examinations; the health and safety of learners is a joint responsibility.’ “This year’s theme has been modified to emphasise the health and safety of learners. However, it also speaks to the health and safety of everyone involved in conducting these examina...
schools warned against hiking fees a head of schools reopening

schools warned against hiking fees a head of schools reopening

Education, Latest News, NEWS
Following President Museveni’s pronouncement allowing learners in semi-candidate classes to report back to school on March 1, many private and government-funded schools across the country have hiked their tuition fees to cope with the rising operational costs occasioned by the coronavirus pandemic.bit.ly/beetingoffersugSemi-candidate classes include Primary Six, Senior Three, and Senior Five.However, a few schools have maintained their previous fees structures.Mr Wycliff Makky Twinomujuni, the head teacher of Kashenyi Secondary School, a government-aided school in Ruhinda Sub-county, Rukungiri District, said they increased fees from Shs400,000 to Shs450,000 to cater for extra expenses arising out of the need to observe Covid-19 standard operating procedures (SOPs) for learners and their t...
Cabinet has approved reopening of schools, promotion to the next class will be based on attendance and continuous assessment of classwork and assignments

Cabinet has approved reopening of schools, promotion to the next class will be based on attendance and continuous assessment of classwork and assignments

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By elite news room The government has agreed to reopen schools for none candidate classes, except pre-primary, which argues that the children are incapable of observing the standard operating procedures. “The education institutions should be allowed to open for non-candidate classes in a staggered manner that will ensure compliance with COVID-19 Standard operating Procedures (SOPs0) and safety,” Government said.bit.ly/bettingoffersug first lady Janet emphasizing a point On pre-primary schools, government also noted that the children in this category are prone to respiratory infections including COVID and that most of these school’s day involves a lot of interface between learners, teachers, and parents, thereby increasing the risk of infection. The government said the Mini...
Hundreds Of Learners Enroll For MK e-Learning Platform

Hundreds Of Learners Enroll For MK e-Learning Platform

Education, FEATURED
By Keefa Nuwahereza As the ministry of Education and Sports prepares to open up school for learners at all levels, from primary to secondary and university, those hundreds of students who enrolled on the MK e-learning Platform are already studying. The MK e-learning Platform is an online study portal that enables learners from study from either at home, their dormitories, classes or other place they find comfortable. How to join the MK e-learning Portal We have established that the management of MK Publishers Limited, who are operating the MK e-learning Platform, have already registered hundreds of learners from Uganda and  across East Africa ranging from primary one to seven. The MK e-learning Platform which runs in phases, started by catering for only primary seven s...
Avance, A Destination For Innovative Higher Education

Avance, A Destination For Innovative Higher Education

Education, FEATURED
Avance International University, is one of the Private Universities in Uganda licensed by National Council for Higher Education. Avance is located in the most flourishing area of Nabweru Wakiso District, 1km off Nansana, Hoima road and 2km off Bwaise, Bombo road, The Academic Registrar Mr. Derrick Masembe, says, In Uganda today, Avance is a destination for innovative higher education. The key feature of Avance is to develop students to be innovative, in this arrangement each and every student who enrolls at Avance, is expected to come up with a project of which, he or she shall carry on up to the final year of study. Under this arrangement, our students are supposed to meet a panel of industrialists, manufacturers and employers, who will assess such projects presented by our student...
MK Publishers e-Learning Platform For P.6 And Lower Primary  Kicks Off

MK Publishers e-Learning Platform For P.6 And Lower Primary Kicks Off

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By Our Reporter After successfully rolling out the MK Publishers e-learning platform Primary Seven, which is currently running, the Management of MK Publishers is currently enrolling learners for Primary Six and lower classes as they roll out their second phase of the MK Publishers e-learning Platform at the Primary Level Phase. The MK Publishers e-learning platform, which runs in phases from Primary to Secondary and University, is being run by MK Publishers Ltd and Avance University School of Education, in a bid to give learners in Uganda an opportunity to learn from anywhere at any time. The program, which aims at improving the quality of learning, making it easy, interactives and enjoyable, caters for schools, organisations and individuals with children who want learn either a...
MK Publishers Unveil e-Learning Platform For Quality Online Education

MK Publishers Unveil e-Learning Platform For Quality Online Education

Education, FEATURED
By Keefa Nuwahereza In a bid to provide the best online education, MK Publishers, in conjunction with Avance International University School of Education, have unveiled the MK e-Learning Platform, which aims at giving leaners an opportunity to attain total quality and holistic education. If you are a parent, teacher or school looking for quality online education, the MK e-Learning  Platform is the best answer for  all your questions, because the platform is designed in such a way that it follows the Ugandan Primary and Secondary curricula. How to join the MK e-Learning Platform This website has established that the administrators of MK e-learning Platform are rolling out the online study programme in phases, whereby the First Phase, which is currently running, caters...
Schools reopening in Uganda and Neighbouring Countries

Schools reopening in Uganda and Neighbouring Countries

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7 months after closure due to COVID-19, schools reopen with preventive measures Schools in several African countries reopened Monday after over seven months of closure due to the coronavirus pandemic.  The reopening of schools in Uganda follows an assessment done in September by the Education Ministry in partnership with the Higher Education Council which inspected 29 universities and other higher education institutions to ascertain their readiness. “We are ready to start teaching and learning with respect to the safety protocols. We have installed posters and screens at different corners of the campus, demonstrating how to behave to contain the spread of coronavirus while in the classrooms and other university premises,” Education government Official. The reopening of se...
Prof. William Bazeyo Resigns as Deputy Vice Chancellor Makerere University.

Prof. William Bazeyo Resigns as Deputy Vice Chancellor Makerere University.

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Prof William Bazeyo the deputy vice chancellor Finance and Administration of Makerere University has resigned from his duties at the University. The reasons for Bazeyo’s tendering in of his resignation are yet to be known. William Bazeyo, is a Ugandan physician, public health specialist, academic, researcher, and academic administrator. Since September 2017, he has been the deputy vice chancellor in charge of finance and administration at Makerere University. In August 2020, Bazeeyo won a shs 185b grant for the University, a move that have hope to the Ivory Tower top management and the country at large. “This UGX 185 billion grant win by Prof. William Bazeyo is unprecedented. It’s the largest single grant win by an academician in the history of Uganda. What is i...
Students Forced to Postpone Uganda trip

Students Forced to Postpone Uganda trip

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Two Westmeath students who were due to volunteer in Uganda for three weeks this summer have said they are determined to try to make the trip next year, after Covid forced them to cancel the journey. Jane Nangle from Ringtown, a student nurse at UCD, and Katie Coleman from Raharney, who is studying teaching at DCU, were to travel in June with Nurture Africa which had arranged for them to work with partner schools and participate in community projects such as house maintenance and home visits.    The friends embarked on a fundraising drive last February, and, says Jane, they received “huge support” from Ringtown Hurling Club and Rochfortbridge secondary school as well as sponsorship and donations from neighbours, family friends and businesses from Whitehall, Castlepolla...
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