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Promoting girl-child technical education


In Bushenyi District, Uganda Technical College is spearheading this move by improving the female numbers at the institution

Don’t wait to graduate to create employment


What started as a Music Dance and Drama club at university in 2010 is what triggered 27-year-old Ssegawa’s mind into the direction of edutainment

Know when to switch careers


At a point in a person’s career path, there is likelihood of getting second thoughts on whether to continue in the same career

East African spelling bee competition set for December 9


For the spelling lovers, the East African spelling bee grand finale will take place on December 9 at MTN Arena Lugogo

Overcome the hurdle of missing marks


After fruitless efforts of going to the various administrative offices for help, Walusimbi was told to get in touch with his lecturer to help him trace the marks

Passion is key in vocational education


This is wrong because the 21st Century dictates that professionals should acquire skills which most theoretical education does not offer

Inclusive education can break stigma on special needs children


Inclusive education happens when children with or without disabilities participate and learn together in the same classes

Herbert Muhumuza strives to see students excel


This, he does because it is part of his duties as the deputy principal in charge of academics but even so because he has an inborn passion for excellence

You need a skill outside your job description


Sometimes what people forget is that when they embark on a job hunting spree, it is necessary to know a few other skills outside your job description

Higher education chief warns students against greed for power


Prof. Opuda-Asibo’s counsel also comes at a time when before Parliament is a Bill that seeks to lower from 30 the age at which one will be eligible to contest for a district chairperson’s seat.

Janet rebukes teachers over poor hygiene


Recounting her primary school days, Ms Museveni told participants at the education sector review workshop in Kampala on Tuesday that they always looked cleaner than today’s pupils

Are schools caring enough for students with chronic illnesses?


This grave decision nearly cost him his life after spending days without taking tablets, only resuming when he got back home for holidays

Kigezi High School suspends 500 students over strike


It all started after the school management expelled four students for their alleged involvement in sexual relations

Makerere wins inter-university moot court competitions


In total, ten universities that offer the law course participated in this year's inter-university moot court competitions held at Kampala International University

Teachers arrested for abandoning class to ride Boda Bodas


Parents accused them of abandoning classes to operate commercial motorcycle taxis, known as Boda Boda, while continuing to draw salaries

Spelling bee to be incorporated into education calendar


The commissioner for primary education Mr Tonny Lusambu has challenged parents to establish reading corners in their respective homes and ensure those corners are not tampered with

Uneb introduces new system to grade schools


The examining body will look at the aggregate a pupil scored in Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE) and compare them with the scores they get in Uganda Certificate of Education

UCU clarifies status on employees


The University Communications and Marketing Manager, Michael Mubangizi, in a statement, said the staff had resigned or were on leave

Muteesa I Royal University closed over students' strike


The students particularly accused the Vice Chancellor, Prof Arthur Sserwanga of spending more time at the university’s city campus in Kakeeka, Kampala, thus neglecting the main campus

Tear gas rock MUST as students protest over ‘unfair’ examination policy


Police led by Rwizi region police commander Robert Walugembe fired teargas to disperse the rowdy students who had attacked medical students stopping them from attending lectures

Makerere recalls 69 degrees


The decision follows the scrutiny of 60,000 degrees the institution has awarded and recommendations from the committee led by Dr Damalie Naggitta-Musoke, the former dean of the School of Law

Rugunda to Namagunga students: You have nothing to stop you from shining


Presiding over the Namagunga’s 75 years of existence, Mr Rugunda who represented the president said that the students have got a lot of role models to look up to in society, who are also the schools old girls

Schools hike fees despite Education ministry warning


Schools and their regulators cite high cost of production and cost of living as the main reasons behind their hike of schools fees or extra charges

Options to consider outside formal education


Usually, this kind of education is expected to be academic based. But for one reason or another, not everyone gets a chance to attain a formal education

Parent, teacher relationships crucial


Whenever Lordrich Kananura’s parents visited him at St Peters Primary School, Nsambya, they made it a point to go to the headmaster’s office and inquire about his progress