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Uganda: Education Budget to Increase

Waniala Henry 09:04, 7th April 2015
Uganda: Education Budget to Increase

Teachers and lecturers are heading for another showdown with the government, if the budget projections for the next financial year are anything to go by.The Uganda National Teachers Union has already threatened to take action while lecturers at Makerere are working on an opportunity to meet the president again.According to the budget framework paper for the 2015/16 financial year, released...

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Uganda: Teachers' Validation Exercise to Start This Month - Ministry

Waniala Henry 09:04, 7th April 2015
Uganda: Teachers' Validation Exercise to Start This Month - Ministry

When Emmanuel Mukasa, the former head teacher of Old Kampala SS, was transferred to Entebbe Comprehensive SS, during the routine transfers by the ministry of Education, he simply refused to move.The ministry of Education had replaced him with Aziida Ntegana, who had previously served as his deputy head teacher at Old Kampala SS. Rather than move, Mukasa petitioned the Inspectorate...

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The Madhvani Foundation Scholarship Programme

Schools Uganda 08:04, 7th April 2015 SCHOLARSHIPS
The Madhvani Foundation Scholarship Programme

BACKGROUND The Muljibhai Madhvani Foundation is a Charitable Trust which was set up with the primary objective of promoting scientific and technical education for the betterment of the people of Uganda. It is in pursuit of this objective that the Board of Trustees of the Foundation set up a Scholarship Committee and instituted a University scholarship programme starting in the...

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MINISTRY OF EDUCATION, SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND SPORTS: EGYPTIAN GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIPS SCHEME

Schools Uganda 04:04, 5th April 2015 SCHOLARSHIPS

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION, SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND SPORTS: EGYPTIANGOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIPS SCHEME FOR 2015/2016 ACADEMIC YEARApplications are invited from suitably qualified scholars to pursue studies atUndergraduate level in Egyptian Universities for 2015/2016 Academic Year.FIELDS OF STUDYUndergraduate Level Slots1. Computer Science 052. Commerce 053. Agriculture 05ELIGIBILITY1. Applicants must have a minimum of 2 principal passes at ‘C’ level in relevantsubjects and must have...

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5 Highly Effective Teaching Practices

Schools Uganda 09:04, 5th April 2015 Curriculum-Planning
5 Highly Effective Teaching Practices

By Rebecca AlberI remember how, as a new teacher, I would attend a professional development and feel inundated with new strategies. (I wanted to get back to the classroom and try them all!) After the magic of that day wore off, I reflected on the many strategies and would often think, "Lots of great stuff, but I'm not sure it's...

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Meet Ugandan lawyer Med Ssengooba

Schools Uganda 04:04, 1st April 2015 Disability-is-not-inability
Meet Ugandan lawyer Med Ssengooba

Born in 1981 in Uganda when polio was prevalent. In 1984, at three years old, he contracted polio, suffered the resultant paralysis and became a wheelchair-dependent PWD.After years of treatment, he began his education late at seven years old, because there were few nursery schools that would accept young PWD. Later he attended a special needs school for young PWD...

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Facts About Education Around the World

Waniala Henry 06:03, 30th March 2015
Facts About Education Around the World

As of 2012, 31 million primary-school pupils worldwide dropped out of school. An additional 32 million repeated a grade.In the sub-Saharan, 11.07 million children leave school before completing their primary education. In South and West Asia, that number reaches 13.54 million.While girls are less likely to begin school, boys are more likely to repeat grades or drop out altogether. Host...

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brain builders for children

Waniala Henry 01:03, 23rd March 2015
 brain builders for children

Huh?When we think about brain power, we tend to think about intelligence and knowledge. But what really sets a child up for learning life skills — even being happy — is a set of abilities that psychologists call executive function. You may not have heard that term before, but it is one of the most important parts of your child’s...

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QUALITIES OF A GOOD LEADER

Waniala Henry 05:03, 20th March 2015

Ten Basic Skills of Outstanding Leadership• IntegrityIntegrity means honesty and more. It refers to having strong internal guiding principles that one does not compromise. It means treating others as you would wish to be treated.• Vision/strategyA leader must have a clear idea where his or her organization and institute are going beyond this month’s results or this year’s budget. Where...

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HOW TO HAVE A GREAT DAY

Waniala Henry 05:03, 20th March 2015

"A great day is that one day that brings you even closer to the achievement that you are set for."1) Write out a basic plan for the day. Evaluate and prioritize them in the order of their reward and benefit to you.2) Concentrate on those activities that produce quality results. Give them your best to get excellent results.3) Give total...

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SUCCESS LESSON #01

Waniala Henry 01:03, 19th March 2015

“God has never made a failure; that he gave birth to you means you are a success. Success is in your DNA.”“Every problem comes along with it's solution; the bigger the problem, the bigger the testimony. Cheer up!”

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success tips

Waniala Henry 01:03, 19th March 2015

1 “Success is causing the world around you to aspire to your inspiration.”2 There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world: those who are afraid to try and those who are afraid you will succeed.3 You may only succeed if you desire succeeding; you may only fail if you...

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How to Get Better Grades in High School

Waniala Henry 12:03, 19th March 2015

Are you nervous about going into high school? You didn't do so great in primary school, or you want to be the top of your class as a freshman? Use these steps and tips and you should be on your way to improving your grades in high school.1 Remove all distractions while studying. If you have annoying siblings coming in...

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