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To anyone ready to make a difference; Poverty

Schools Uganda 09:05, 4th May 2017 LifeStyle
To anyone ready to make a difference; Poverty

To anyone ready to make a difference, In my British Literature class, I had to read “A Tale of Two Cities” by Charles Dickens. This story discusses the plights of French peasantry before and during the French Revolution. These plights included things like starvation, disease, and exile. Almost all of this relates directly back to poverty, which is exactly...

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Should Students Get Paid for Good Grades?

Schools Uganda 07:04, 6th April 2017 Opinion
Should Students Get Paid for Good Grades?

Parents have been paying students for grades for decades, but the trend is now catching on even with the schools. In fact, some schools are now offering cash incentives to their students in order to get them to succeed. The question remains, however: Is it really good for students, or is it actually just harming them in the long run?...

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Why Sexuality Education in Schools Needs a Major Overhaul

Schools Uganda 06:03, 11th March 2017 Opinion
Why Sexuality Education in Schools Needs a Major Overhaul

Sex is dangerous and damaging. Men are predators. Women are victims. Only heterosexuality is acceptable. That's what learners are taking away from sexuality education classes by their counselors and teachers at school - if they're even paying attention in the first place. These are the findings of research about sexuality education in our schools.The five themes1) Danger, damage and diseaseSexuality...

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Helping Young Children Cope With Frustration

Schools Uganda 09:03, 2nd March 2017 Opinion
Helping Young Children Cope With Frustration

One of the best lessons that you can help your young child learn over the years is how to cope with frustration. As they move through school, children will be asked to do increasingly challenging tasks that are at or beyond the limits of their capabilities; they will inevitably encounter frustration, both in academic and social arenas. In fact, the...

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Biology Stars from the UACE 2016 results

Schools Uganda 12:02, 23rd February 2017 facts
Biology Stars from the UACE 2016 results

UACE results of 2016 indicated that biology and economics were the most failed exams although from the analysis of results biology, chemistry and physics poor performance dates back from the previous yearsWe then bring you schools that managed to get an A in Biology from the hard UACE Exams 2016 ST.MARY'S COLLEGE,LUGAZI DRANDWA PATRICK BCM - 4ABA3...

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Student commits suicide over poor scores in UCE

Schools Uganda 02:02, 7th February 2017 News
Student commits suicide over poor scores in UCE

By PEREZ RUMANZI @dailymonitorNTUNGAMO. A distraught family in Ntungamo District is grieving over the sudden death of a former Senior Four student of Kagamba Secondary School who committed suicide after scoring poor grades in the recently released Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) examinations.Having scored aggregate 68, in the UCE released last Tuesday, Equasophat Sekyondwa, 23, an average performer, could not...

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Best UCE Schools in Mukono and Wakiso as of 2016

Schools Uganda 09:02, 4th February 2017 facts
Best UCE Schools in Mukono and Wakiso as of 2016

The following list was compiled by schoolsuganda.com For more info, visit our social media platforms Facebook : @ugaschoolsTwitter: @schoolsuganda Schools that make Mukono shine DIV 1 DIV 2 DIV 3 DIV 4 DIV 7 DIV 9 Seeta high school,mukono 230 52 2 0 1 0 Seeta high school 221 22 1 0 0...

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Best O-Level Schools in Kampala as of UCE 2016

Schools Uganda 03:02, 3rd February 2017 facts
Best O-Level Schools in Kampala as of UCE 2016

The results below show how schools in kampala perfomed. Analysis by schools uganda SCHOOL DIV 1 DIV 2 DIV 3 DIV 4 DIV 7 DIV 9 Mengo secondary school 226 224 28 3 1 0 Nabisunsa girls' school 218 18 1 0 0 0 Kawempe muslim sec. School 187 42 1 0 0 0...

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2016 UCE results out: Performance declines

Schools Uganda 12:01, 31st January 2017 News
2016 UCE results out: Performance declines

Education and sports minister Janet Museveni on Tuesday released last year's Uganda Certificate of Examination (UCE) results that indicated a "slight" drop in overall performance.This time round, the failure rate stood at 13.2% in contrast with 9.7% for the year 2015.But overall, non-Universal Secondary Education (USE) students put up a better performance.Although the girls had the edge in English Language,...

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Hidden effects of cartoons on little spectators

Schools Uganda 03:01, 27th January 2017 Opinion
Hidden effects of cartoons on little spectators

By Aynur AliyevaCartoons are the most popular entertainment for children. Currently there are plenty of TV channels that broadcast different cartoons for children non-stop. Whereas previously children spent their time in outdoor activities playing with their peers and enjoying different games, now they prefer watching their favorite characters on TV and get stuck in front of TV sets at home...

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What Problems Lead Students to Fail Math?

Schools Uganda 11:01, 18th January 2017 Opinion
What Problems Lead Students to Fail Math?

Students of all ages, from primary school children to adult learners, may struggle with any level of mathematics. Far too often, these challenges result in students failing a quiz, test/exam or ultimately an entire course. Recognizing the common issues that lead to failure can help prevent it from happening -- if the proper steps are taken to mitigate the problem.Not...

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Understanding Dyscalculia

Schools Uganda 08:01, 15th January 2017 facts
Understanding Dyscalculia

If you’ve been told your child may have dyscalculia, or if you suspect your child has it, you may wonder how to help him. Dyscalculia is a learning issue that causes serious math difficulties. It isn’t as well-known as dyslexia. However, some researchers now think it may be almost as common.Fortunately, there are many ways you and teachers can help...

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(TEEP) 2017 for Young African Entrepreneurs ($USD 10,000 in Funding)

Schools Uganda 01:01, 2nd January 2017 Scholarship
(TEEP) 2017 for Young African Entrepreneurs ($USD 10,000 in Funding)

Application Deadline: March 1st 2017Open: To startups and Entrepreneurs from all the 54 African Countries – For Africans based in AfricansWorth: $100M for 10,000 Startups/EntrepreneursThe Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), is now accepting applications for the 2017 Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme (TEEP) ($100m Pan-African entrepreneurship initiative ) for for Young African Entrepreneurs with business ideas that can transform Africa.Successful applicants will...

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Why I Hate Gratuitous Childhood Graduations

Schools Uganda 03:12, 14th December 2016 Opinion
Why I Hate Gratuitous Childhood Graduations

When I was a child, I remember passing from one grade to the next. Sometimes it was eventful. At other times, it was anti-climatic, but that is the nature of being a child. Graduation was something that seemed far off in the distance, somewhere otherworldly even, because when you are a child, you can’t possibly imagine the day that your...

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School problems: children 9-15 years

Schools Uganda 07:12, 7th December 2016 Opinion
School problems: children 9-15 years

Celebrating your child’s school highs is important – but so is being aware of the signs your child might be having problems. When you pick up on school problems early, your child has a much better chance of getting back on track. Here’s what to look for. School problems: what to expect Ups and downs at school are part...

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