Category Archives: Education News

Busitema University Provisional Shortlist for Pre-entry Exams

Direct Entry Scheme Postgraduate Entry Scheme General Requirements Have the Uganda Certificate of Education with at least (five passes), or its equivalent and the Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) with at least two (2) principal passes in prescribed subjects obtained at the same sitting. Or Hold at least a Second Class or Credit Diploma from a recognized… Read More »

Museveni Call for PM Nabbanja to Reopening School

President Yoweri Museveni (PHOTO /File) President Museveni has directed the Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja to lead the team from the Ministry of Education, Health and the national task force to come up with dates and revised safe proposals for the reopening of learning institutions. The directive follows a meeting that happened on Tuesday this week between president Museveni,… Read More »

Uganda Releases Guidelines for Safe Reopening of Schools

First Lady and Minister of Education and Sports Janet Museveni (PHOTO /Courtesy) The ministry of education and sports has released guidelines to be followed for the safe reopening of schools. Addressing the media in Kampala this afternoon, the ministry’s spokesperson Dr Dennis Mugimba revealed they have come up with the guidelines as they await the exact dates for… Read More »

Education Service Commission E-recruitment Portal

The education sector is one of the most important sectors in the economy. Apart from promoting knowledge and literacy, eradicating poverty, it employs thousands of Ugandans. With the recent technical progress, Uganda has started to witness major breakthroughs in the sector. As a result, the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF), the Education Service Commission and Cremotin Management… Read More »

Education Service Commission E-recruitment System for Teachers in Uganda

The education sector is one of the most important sectors in the economy. Apart from promoting knowledge and literacy, eradicating poverty, it employs thousands of Ugandans. With the recent technical progress, Uganda has started to witness major breakthroughs in the sector. As a result, the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF), the Education Service Commission and Cremotin Management… Read More »

Uganda Resumes E-Learning & Airing Lessons as Schools Remain closed amid COVID-19

Students attend an airing lesson in Kampala, Uganda, on Aug. 16, 2021. Uganda on Monday resumed airing lessons on radio for upper primary and secondary school levels as schools in the country remain closed. (Photo by Nicholas Kajoba/Xinhua) The Ministry of Eduction on Monday resumed airing lessons on radio for upper primary and secondary school levels as schools… Read More »

Makerere University School Reopen Date

Makerere University Vice Chancellor Barnabas Nawangwe during a video conferencing (PHOTO/Courtesy). KAMPALA —Makerere University has announced that all students will resume their studies. This is after government approved the university to conduct online classes even as other students and learning institutions remain closed over COVID-19. Makerere University Vice Chancellor, Prof Barnabas Nawangwe, however, announced the resumption of studies… Read More »

Parents Tell Government to Open Schools Now! We are Losing our children to the world Education

President Museveni and Education Minister Janet Museveni (PHOTO/Courtesy) Dear President, Prime Minister, Ministers, We recognise and respect that government leaders are taking unprecedented measures to respond to the COVID-19 outbreak, which poses a grave threat to the lives of many millions of Ugandans. Urgent steps like school closures have been taken up to overcome the disease, and we… Read More »

Government Dates for Schools Reopening

Medical schools across the country will be reopened starting with finalists on Friday, August 13 bringing the date date from the 30 August earlier announced, the National Council for Higher Education has clarified. The announcement comes a week after both Cabinet and the national taskforce kayed the reopening of medical schools, three months after they were closed following… Read More »