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Victoria University Signs MoU With 16 Top Indian Universities On Education Cooperation

Victoria University, one of the model institutions of higher learning in Uganda, has signed Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) with 16 Chartered Universities in Gujarat State, India, in a bid to undertake student exchange programs. The MoU was signed on Monday February 17, 2019 and according to officials at Victoria University Kampala, this undertaking will see…

Police Blocks Angry Teachers’ Strike In Iganga

Uganda Police Force in Iganga district on Wednesday, February 5, 2019, quelled a sit-down strike staged by over 800 teachers who were protesting over low transport allowances. The teachers from the seven districts of Iganga, Namutumba, Luuka, Mayuge, Bugiri, Bugweri and Namuyingo were undergoing one- week induction training on the newly approved secondary schools’ curriculum…

Parliament Suspends New Lower Secondary School Curriculum

Parliament has halted the implementation of the revised lower secondary curriculum, which among others scrapped termly examinations. The decision followed an extensive debate on the ministerial statement presented by the state minister for Primary Education, Rosemary Sseninde on the matter during plenary on Tuesday.Last week, the deputy speaker of parliament, Jacob Oulanyah directed the Education minister…

Excitement, Jubilation As Kampala Parents Students Pass With Flying Colours

Kampala Parents School has yet again marched to a top notch performance in the just-released 2019 Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE), with excited candidates, staff and parents storming the head teacher’s office to check results. The Naguru-based school owned by tycoon Sudhir Ruparelia registered 171 First Grades where 15 candidates had aggregates 4, 16 with aggregate…