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Teacher shortage crippling education in Nebbi - officials

Schools Uganda 06:08, 31st August 2016 News
Teacher shortage crippling education in Nebbi - officials

By Ibrahim AdubangoNebbi- The completion of the syllabus for pupils across different government primary schools in Nebbi District is at stake as teacher shortage hits the district. According to the district senior education officer, Mr Patrick Angala, the district needs to recruit 400 teachers in order to bridge the gap. He, however, said although the district had planned to recruit...

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What’s the Best Age for a Child to Begin Swimming Lessons?

Schools Uganda 08:08, 21st August 2016 Opinion
What’s the Best Age for a Child to Begin Swimming Lessons?

Swimming is a fun sport and a life skill, and it is no wonder that it’s high on most children’s activity lists. recommendations to teach children to swim date back to early biblical times and swimming was part of the required curriculum for Greek and Roman boys. Roman soldiers had to be able to swim and pass a swimming test.Although...

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How to Grow Confident Public Speaker in Yourself

Schools Uganda 07:08, 21st August 2016 Opinion
How to Grow Confident Public Speaker in Yourself

Public speaking seems complicated and scary to many people. However, this skill is very important to master as it can greatly improve your education and future career. Fortunately, this skill can be mastered and developed. Here are some useful tips that will help you to do so.Practice your speech.A great public speaker speaks with confidence, passion, and ease. To...

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Book Review - Girls in tears

Schools Uganda 05:08, 21st August 2016 Green-hill-academy
Book Review - Girls in tears

Green Hill Academy has been recently in a spot of bother related to the type of materials primary school pupils read. A few days ago, a parent claimed on social media that he had found inappropriate content being read by his child – the concerned parent raised fingers and wanted to know why his kids are being taught to love....

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Facing Your Fears of Returning to School as an Adult

Schools Uganda 08:08, 19th August 2016 Opinion
Facing Your Fears of Returning to School as an Adult

A growing number of career colleges and vocational training schools now offer bachelor's and graduate degree programs oriented toward working adults. People frequently enroll in career colleges to acquire new skills or enhance their knowledge. Career colleges still offer vocational training programs, such as automotive repair, electronics engineering and masonry, but increasing numbers of working professionals are enrolling in career...

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Cavendish University opens law facility, restructures 60 staff

Schools Uganda 07:08, 19th August 2016 News
Cavendish University opens law facility, restructures 60 staff

Cavendish University has inaugurated two state-of-the art facilities in the Acacia, Bukoto neighbourhood to accommodate law and health sciences students.In the new restructuring initiative, the university has also started the refurbishment and expansion of its main campus on Ggaba Road to include a new computer laboratory which authorities say will improve the teaching and learning of business and science and...

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Call for Submissions-Development Engineering Journal

Schools Uganda 07:08, 19th August 2016 Call
Call for Submissions-Development Engineering Journal

Development Engineering (Dev Eng) is an open access, interdisciplinary journal applying engineering and economic research to the problems of poverty. Published studies must present novel research motivated by a specific global development problem. The journal serves as a bridge between engineers, economists, and other scientists involved in research on human, social, and economic development.For all articles submitted before 31st December...

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Good Reasons To Avoid School Reunions

Schools Uganda 07:08, 9th August 2016 Opinion
Good Reasons To Avoid School Reunions

School reunions give you an opportunity to meet up with people you went to school with. However, isn't it the case that if you'd wanted to stay in touch with any of your school mates, you would have done so? People tend to go along to school reunions because enough time has passed for them to look back fondly on...

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Is Studying History A Waste Of Time?

Schools Uganda 07:08, 9th August 2016 Opinion
Is Studying History A Waste Of Time?

Everyone is shaped by the past – by their country's history, by their family's history and by their own individual history. It is impossible to escape history's grasp, as it colours everyday events and shapes how different sections of society think and respond. You cannot get away from the fact that political struggles and significant world events that are happening...

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Five Ways Teachers Inspire Me

Schools Uganda 05:07, 30th July 2016 Opinion
Five Ways Teachers Inspire Me

Who was your favorite teacher? And why?Your favorite teacher may not have been your favorite because he or she was soft or kind. There was likely more to it than that.There might have been an edge to her. She might have made you uncomfortable. She might have said: “You can do this” when you said: “No, I can’t.” She believed...

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Readvertisement for applications for admission to undergraduate programmes 2016/17

Schools Uganda 02:07, 30th July 2016 News
Readvertisement for applications for admission to undergraduate programmes 2016/17

The Academic Registrar, Makerere University announces that there are slots for the following programmes:1 COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE, ANIMAL RESOURCES AND BIOSECURITYAFRISA - SPEDA - COVAB PROGRAMMES (EVENING)(i)AFTBACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN POULTRY INDUSTRY AND BUSINESS(ii)ADIBACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN DAIRY INDUSTRY AND BUSINESS(iii)AFIBACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN FEED INDUSTRY AND BUSINESS(iv)APIBACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN PIG INDUSTRY AND BUSINESS(v)AFLBACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN LEATHER...

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Makerere University private Admission list 2016/2017

Schools Uganda 03:07, 19th July 2016 News
Makerere University private Admission list 2016/2017

The list shows that the university has this year admitted a total 15,976 students on the private scheme in addition to the 2,000 who are sponsored by the Government.The students should start  picking their admission letters next week as they are expected to report on 6th to undergo the orientation week that will go up to 12th August, before continuing...

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Fully-Funded Undergraduate Scholarships for Ugandan Students, 2016

Schools Uganda 10:07, 19th July 2016 Scholarship
Fully-Funded Undergraduate Scholarships for Ugandan Students, 2016

Applications are invited for EABL University Scholarship Programme to pursue the undergraduate programme. These scholarships open to all Ugandan students who have completed the Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education.The EABL Foundation will be the most trusted effective, visible and transparent community development foundation in East Africa touching on the lives of poor and excluded people in East Africa.The EABL Foundation...

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Guidelines to First Year students 2016-2017 Academic Year at Makerere University

Schools Uganda 09:07, 19th July 2016 News
Guidelines to First Year students 2016-2017 Academic Year at Makerere University

First Year students (Freshers) are by tradition given an “acclimatization” period of normally one week which is referred to as the “Orientation Week”. The Freshers report on Campus one week earlier than the Continuing students and during this week they are introduced to the key facilities in the University as well as other important aspects of life at the University.Schedule...

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Educate students to abide by school code of conduct

Schools Uganda 09:07, 18th July 2016 Opinion
Educate students to abide by school code of conduct

Recently, my attention was drawn to a news article that was published in the Daily Monitor of Monday June 13, titled “Students strike over mini-skirt ban”. The story revealed that students of Aduku Secondary School in Apac District went on strike over the alleged ban of miniskirts and tight trousers, leading to the destruction of school property worth over...

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