Category Archives: Education News

Uganda Education Ministry Launch Save the Children back to school Campaign

The campaign will mainly target disabled children and learners who were involved in the business when schools closed, teenage mothers, and parents who are still hesitant to take children back to school (PHOTO /Courtesy) The Ministry of Education and Sports and Save the Children has launched a back-to-school campaign. The UGX. 1 billion campaign, mainly targeting disabled children… Read More »

Uganda Kampala Parents School Reopens Gates for Learners as Parents flock school for Placements

Parents were seen flocking the the school for placements for their pupils at Kampala Parents School KAMPALA —The Kampala Parents School (KPS) has fully reopened her gates to all learners—returning to much sought-after pre-pandemic learning—but in respect to Covid-19 containment protocols announced by both Ministry of Education and Ministry of Health. Learning sessions for pupils from kindergarten to… Read More »

Uganda Schools & Bars to Reopen in January

Uganda Schools & Bars to Reopen in January after COVID closures in place since March President Museveni flanked by First Lady Janet Museveni in Rwakitura Friday Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni on Friday announced plans to lift COVID-19 containment measures in January that had been in place since March 2020, including reopening schools, bars and nightclubs, citing rising vaccination rates.… Read More »

Uganda Eases All COVID-19 Restrictions Including Re-opening of Schools and Bars

President Museveni flanked by First Lady Janet Museveni in Rwakitura Friday In a televised speech late on Friday, Uganda President Yoweri Museveni said pre-primary, primary, and secondary schools would be reopened on January 10. The East African nation had imposed some of Africa’s toughest restrictions. In September, some measures were eased, including allowing the resumption of education for… Read More »

Uganda Parents Hesitate Paying Fees as Schools Reopen in January

Children take school lessons on television at their home. Government has set January 10th to reopen schools in Uganda (PHOTO /Courtesy). As schools prepare to receive learners on January 10th, 2022 as announced by the government, some parents are reluctant on paying tuition given their experience following the first and second lockdowns. The first lockdown announced in March… Read More »

Uganda UAE Discuss Labour Relation cooperation

NEWS UAE, Uganda discuss labour cooperation ByLilian Muwonge | ReporterPosted on 27/12/2021COMMENTS Dr. Abdulrahman Al Awar, Minister of Human Resources and Emiratisation, and Betty Amongi Akena, Minister of Gender, Labour and Social Development of Uganda, discussed strengthening the labour cooperation between the UAE and Uganda Dr. Abdulrahman Al Awar, Minister of Human Resources and Emiratisation, and Betty Amongi Akena,… Read More »

Uganda School Authorities ask to lenient to parents when Schools Reopen on fees Payments

Uganda School Authorities ask to lenient to parents when Schools Reopen, UPC President Akena urges school on fees Payments KAMPALA — The Uganda People’s Congress (UPC) party president, Jimmy Akena, has called upon school authorities to be lenient enough when dealing with parents after schools have been reopened on January 10, 2022. Akena, who was delivering his Christmas… Read More »

Kyambogo University Academic Calendar for Semester ONE, 2021/2022, Academic Year For First Year Students

Academic Calendar for Semester ONE, 2021/2022, Academic Year For First Year Students Senate, at itsMeeting held on 20 December 2021, approved the Semester Calendar for Semester I,2021 /2022, Academic Year for FIRST YEAR students.Senate agreed that the Faculty/School Deans work together with the Heads of Departments to draw upteaching timetables for the online and face-face teaching for the… Read More »

Makerere College of Education Launches Research to Evaluate Learning at Makerere University

The College of Education and External Studies (CEES) has launched research to evaluate the processes and outcomes of blended learning at Makerere University. Blended learning is a teaching approach that combines physical classes with online learning. Blended learning uptake at Makerere University has since become a necessity following the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic which saw the closer… Read More »

Janet Museveni Appreciates the EU for Supporting Skills Development in Karamoja

The First Lady and Minister of Education and Sports, Mrs. Janet Museveni has commended the European Union for their contribution towards the Skilling Uganda Programme in Karamoja. Commissioned in May 2017 and implemented by ENABEL with funding from the Embassy of Ireland, the program has seen over 3,500 youth skilled in different fields. Out of those trained to… Read More »