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SPVE (UTAMU) Organizing 5-Day Cyberoam Workshop

Schools Uganda 08:09, 18th September 2015 Workshop
SPVE (UTAMU) Organizing 5-Day Cyberoam Workshop

The School of Professional and Vocational Education (SPVE), Uganda Technology and Management University (UTAMU) is organizing a 5-day workshop (Fast Tract) on Cyberoam Certified Network& Security Professional (CCNSP). The course will take place between 26 to 30th October, 2015 at the UTAMU Resource Center in Kiswa, Bugolobi.Cyberoam’s professional training goes beyond the technical jargons and delivers practical knowledge on using...

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Is a Master’s Degree Right for Me?

Schools Uganda 09:09, 17th September 2015 Education

Wondering whether a master’s degree is right for you? There are many factors to think about when making this decision, but they boil down to two main considerations:What is the true cost of a master’s degree? Is it worth the time and money you’ll invest?What’s your reason for pursuing a master’s degree? You may or may not need one to...

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Uganda’s private schools must stop snubbing language learning policy

Schools Uganda 09:09, 16th September 2015 Education-policy

Private schools are becoming ubiquitous across Africa. Research has shown that their growth, although it has positive effects, is also problematic because many private schools are being set up without proper policy guidelines.In Uganda, this absence of policy guidelines manifests in private schools' attitude to the government’s language-in-education policy. Many are simply snubbing the policy – and they...

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UNEB Exams Versus University Pre-Enrolment Testing: What Do The Contrasting Scores Bring Into Focus?

Schools Uganda 10:09, 13th September 2015 Education

in December, Makerere University subjected applicants to the Bachelor of Laws programme to pre-entry exams. The exams, which attracted over 1,600 aspiring learned friends, marked an unusual step in the University’s admission criteria. The assessment was designed to gauge the abilities of prospective law students in aspects deemed foundation for legal schooling including aptitude, analysis, comprehension. The results however reflect...

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What will make good education?

Schools Uganda 08:09, 12th September 2015 Education
What will make good education?

Ugandan education system is heavily and unnecessarily exam-oriented.With the dizzying marks and grades that supposedly separate the best from the average, university admissions have become a nightmare for young people on the threshold of entering a new world of academics. The admission norms hardly identify the most talented, just as the examination results barely reflect true capabilities. Both are marks...

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Anatomy of an Online Course

Schools Uganda 08:09, 4th September 2015 class
Anatomy of an Online Course

Registering for your first online course can be a little daunting. Maybe you aren't sure what to expect or what the requirements will be. An online course, like a traditional face-to-face course, is a collection of materials, resources, and tools designed to help you achieve specific learning objectives.Online courses are similar to face-to-face courses in many ways. Often, online courses...

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Sexual Reproductive Health Issues - A Threat to Uganda’s Rural Universal Education System

Schools Uganda 08:08, 28th August 2015 class-attendance
Sexual Reproductive Health Issues - A Threat to Uganda’s Rural Universal Education System

Despite the Government’s efforts to promote girl child education across the country through the Universal Primary Education, a relatively high female dropout rate is registered in the upper primary section and lower secondary of the of many Universal Primary Education (UPE) and Universal Secondary Education (USE) schools as compared to the high female enrollment in lower primary. NGOs like Girls’...

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10 Signs Your Child Needs Extra Lessons

Schools Uganda 07:08, 19th August 2015 Students
10 Signs Your Child Needs Extra Lessons

Here are top 10 signs to look out for if your child needs extra tuition:1. Attempting to avoid school Your child may feign symptoms of illness just to stay out of school, especially on test days. Complaints such as “I don’t feel well enough for school,” or “we don’t do anything in class anyway” may be a cry for help...

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Is Online for Real?

Schools Uganda 07:08, 18th August 2015 ​ ​degree​s

Many prospective students have concerns about getting an online degree. They wonder if it will hurt their career aspirations or ability to build on their education goals. In other words, they want to know if an online degree is for real. Fear not, online programs are real, and they are offered by many big-name, well-known schools. Most online degrees...

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Teaching robotics in schools in Uganda

Schools Uganda 12:08, 11th August 2015 LifeStyle
Teaching robotics in schools in Uganda

Robotics is a great way to get kids excited about science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) topics. Studies show that it is highly effective in developing team-work and self-confidence.Building and programing a robot from scratch may sound like an impossible task to most primary school students, but one man is changing that mind-set for a generation of Ugandans.By showing students...

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Professional Secretary Degree and Certificate Program Information

Schools Uganda 09:08, 10th August 2015 LifeStyle
Professional Secretary Degree and Certificate Program Information

Students interested in performing routine clerical and administrative duties can become professional secretaries and administrative assistants. Most training can be completed on the job in just a few weeks, where trainees will learn computer programs, office procedures, and document preparation.Essential InformationIn secretarial training programs, candidates learn traditional office skills, such as typing and correspondence, and technical office skills, such as...

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Reasons Why the Smartest People Aren't the Richest

Schools Uganda 07:08, 10th August 2015 LifeStyle
Reasons Why the Smartest People Aren't the Richest

Have you ever paused to think about why you are so smart, talented and amazing yet you're ever broke? Maybe not or could be you're rich already, but here's a few reasons why the world's smartest people aren't always the richest. We’ve seen smart guys win app contests, business competitions and listened to great ideas but not all of these...

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The Value of that Degree you have

Schools Uganda 09:07, 4th July 2015 Education
The Value of that Degree you have

So often, when I see advice regarding a college education, people speak of a college degree as some sort of magic ticket that will raise your income level. “A college degree is worth $2000 or more income over a person’s lifetime” or something to that effect is constantly touted.This idea often pops up in the questions I get from readers....

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Socratic irony In the Classroom

Schools Uganda 12:06, 29th June 2015 Class-issues
Socratic irony In the Classroom

Socratic irony is when you pretend to be ignorant to expose the ignorance or inconsistency of someone else. Socrates was a famous Greek philosopher known for his probing questions.Irony is when a statement means the opposite of its literal meaning.Pupil: “Teacher, do you think God is real:”The Chambers Dictionary defines Socratic irony as “a means by which a questioner pretends...

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How to qualify as a lawyer in Uganda

Schools Uganda 08:06, 28th June 2015 law
How to qualify as a lawyer in Uganda

Education The legal profession in Uganda is not fused; an advocate differs from a lawyer, but both are lawyers. An Advocate is an enrolled lawyer to the bar and can address court whereas a lawyer cannot address the court as he is not enrolled. Only Advocates have a right of audience before the court. Legal education commenced in Uganda...

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