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Training Consultant - English for Education Systems Needed

Schools Uganda 08:06, 1st June 2015 Jobs
Training Consultant - English for Education Systems Needed

British Council, Uganda is looking for experienced English language teachers and teacher trainers to assist with our training programmes in Uganda. We are looking to create a group of freelance training consultants who can work for us on a part-time, ad hoc basis. Training consultants will help to support teachers working in rural and urban areas from primary and secondary...

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IELTS Examiner Needed

Schools Uganda 08:06, 1st June 2015 Jobs
IELTS Examiner Needed

Details Location Kampala Uganda Closing date Friday 05 June 2015 Role overviewBritish Council Uganda is looking for suitable candidates to join the IELTS team in Kampala Uganda as International English Language Testing System (IELTS) ExaminerReporting to the IELTS AdministratorPurpose and context of the job:To mark IELTS test scripts (reading, writing, listening and speaking) as and...

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2nd RAEng Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation

Schools Uganda 01:05, 26th May 2015
2nd RAEng Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation

The Royal Academy of Engineering, UK invites applications for the Second Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation aimed at stimulating, celebrating and rewarding innovation and entrepreneurship in sub-Saharan Arfica.Applications are invited from engineers affiliated with a university or research institution in sub-Saharan Africa who have developed innovations that can provide scalable solutions to local challenges. Engineers from all engineering disciplines are...

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2015/2016 Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation Research Grant For Researchers Worldwide ($40,000)

Schools Uganda 02:05, 25th May 2015 Research
2015/2016 Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation Research Grant For Researchers Worldwide ($40,000)

The foundation welcomes proposals from any of the natural and social sciences and the humanities that promise to increase understanding of the causes, manifestations, and control of violence and aggression. Highest priority is given to research that can increase understanding and amelioration of urgent problems of violence and aggression in the modern world. Questions that interest the foundation concern violence...

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The Montessori program explained in Uganda

Schools Uganda 08:05, 22nd May 2015 Montessori
The Montessori program explained in Uganda

Founded by pediatrician / psychiatrist Maria Montessori in 1907, Montessori school programs emphasize the importance and connection of all living things, and the need for each person to find meaningful work and his or her own place in the world. Children learn about other cultures, animals, and plants in addition to reading, language, and mathematical skills.Teachers — or "guides," as...

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Asartc launches 2015 scholarship

Waniala Henry 09:05, 21st May 2015
Asartc launches 2015 scholarship

Asartc Motors Uganda Limited has launched its scholarship scheme for 2015, with calls to retain Uganda’s trained work force in the country. Talented students from low income families but with ability to perform well plus those with points that do not weigh enough to enable them join university on government sponsorship, are to benefit from this scheme. According to Charlotte...

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Beyond AYP: Evaluating Your Child's School

Schools Uganda 06:05, 19th May 2015
Beyond AYP: Evaluating Your Child's School

When you imagine the ideal classroom, you probably see sun streams through large windows, lighting up the kids sitting at tables, busy illustrating story books that they created. The classroom hums, and a teacher moves from one raised hand to the next. But though you know the class you want for your child, quality is subjective, even in an era...

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Is Yelling at Kids as Harmful as Spanking?

Schools Uganda 08:05, 16th May 2015 Yelling
Is Yelling at Kids as Harmful as Spanking?

In the grand scheme of parenting, spanking has gone the way of the dinosaur. While a quick swat on the behind is common, parenting experts and mental health professionals alike have long expounded on the perils of corporal punishment as a parenting method.Not spanking your child is a step in the right direction—but if you default to yelling instead, you...

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Top 10 Signs of a Good Kindergarten Classroom

Schools Uganda 08:05, 15th May 2015
Top 10 Signs of a Good Kindergarten Classroom

Kindergarten is a time for children to expand their love of learning, their general knowledge, their ability to get along with others, and their interest in reaching out to the world. While kindergarten marks an important transition from preschool to the primary grades, it is important that children still get to be children -- getting kindergarteners ready for elementary school...

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Bedwetting (enuresis)

Schools Uganda 07:05, 15th May 2015 Healt
  Bedwetting (enuresis)

Bed wetting (also written "bedwetting) is involuntary urination while asleepBed-wetting is also known as nighttime incontinence or nocturnal enuresis.Most children begin to stay dry at night around  years of age. When a child has a problem with bedwetting (enuresis) after that age, parents may become concerned. Physicians stress that enuresis is not a disease, but a symptom, and a fairly...

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MAKERERE UNIVERSITY GOVERNMENT STUDENTS' ADMISSIONS, 2015/2016 CUT-OFF POINTS

Schools Uganda 06:05, 8th May 2015 CUT-OFF-POINTS

Programme Univ Code Cut-off 1 Bachelor of Business Administration Mak ADM 47.9 2 Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering Mak AGE 47.9 3 Bachelor of Agribusiness Management Mak AGM 49.0 4 Bachelor of Science in Agriculture Mak AGR 47.6 5 Bachelor of Architecture...

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2015 School Enterprise Challenge

Schools Uganda 03:04, 23rd April 2015 competition
2015 School Enterprise Challenge

Register now to be part of the global competition!Registration is open from April 8th until May 20th 2015To register, click here!What is the School Enterprise Challenge?This free competition guides and supports teachers and students to set up real school businesses. Students develop essential skills in business and entrepreneurship in a practical, fun and innovative ways. The competition helps...

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WHEN YOUR CHILD FALLS SHORT

Waniala Henry 10:04, 15th April 2015

So your child wanted to improve in math, but he got another C on the latest test. Now what? Try these steps.Review the goal with your child. Maybe it was too vague or too ambitious.Ask your child for suggestions. Children are more likely to follow through on their own ideas about what else they can do.Help envision the benefits. Ask:...

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BTVET curriculum

Schools Uganda 08:04, 15th April 2015 ​Vocational-Education
BTVET curriculum

BTVET - Business Technical Vocational Education and TrainingBased on addressing the government policy of skilling Uganda, which is aimed at shifting from the traditional academic teaching to skills development. Diploma Programs The diploma courses are categorized into two broad categories of National Diploma and Higher Diploma. Both National diploma and higher diploma courses are offered for duration of 2 years. However the...

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Internship Opportunities at NSSF

Schools Uganda 09:04, 10th April 2015 Internship-Opportunities
Internship Opportunities at NSSF

The Fund invites applications from university students in Uganda for internship placement. All applications for internship should be submitted online via the form below. All those who had delivered their applications to the Fund are advised to re-apply online.Please note the following:Only 40 places are available for the period June – August 2015Only students who are recommended to undertake internship...

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