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Why the Management of Makerere Institute of Social Research (MISR) will not Cooperate with the VC

Schools Uganda 01:04, 19th April 2016 News
Why the Management of Makerere Institute of Social Research (MISR) will not Cooperate with the VC

PRESS RELEASE The Vice Chancellor of Makerere University, Prof. John Ddumba Ssentamu, yesterday circulated a memo on the Makerere University webmail setting up an Investigation Committee into MISR. The Vice Chancellor of Makerere University has set up a Committee that will report to him. The Vice Chancellor lacks the moral authority and objectivity to set up and provide oversight...

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CARTA - Call for PhD Applications, 2016/2017

Schools Uganda 12:04, 10th April 2016 Scholarship
CARTA - Call for PhD Applications, 2016/2017

The Consortium for Advanced Research Training in Africa (CARTA) is an initiative of nine African universities, four African research institutes, and select northern partners. CARTA offers an innovative model for doctoral training in sub-Saharan Africa to strengthen the capacity of participating institutions to conduct and lead internationally-competitive research. The multi-disciplinary CARTA program is open to staff of participating institutions who...

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Choosing The Right Child Care Centre For Your Child

Schools Uganda 07:04, 2nd April 2016 Opinion
Choosing The Right Child Care Centre For Your Child

When you become a parent, there are many important things to take into consideration. These days, many families can’t afford to have a stay at home parent. This means that decisions about child care often need to be taken into account at an early stage.  One of the best things about choosing between the many child care centres  is...

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Single Sex or Mixed Schools?

Schools Uganda 04:03, 30th March 2016 Opinion
Single Sex or Mixed Schools?

The question as to whether to educate your children in a single sex or mixed school can be a sticking point for some families. Sometimes parents are keen for their children to have a single-sex education, but (especially older) children are equally as keen to use their school day time to meet friends of the opposite sex.   This article...

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Clarification on Article-Mak to Change 80 Courses

Schools Uganda 01:03, 15th March 2016 News
Clarification on Article-Mak to Change 80 Courses

Attention: Makerere University StudentsWarm greetings from Makerere University Public Relations Office!With reference to the article that was published before titled, Makerere to change 80 courses, and indicating that some courses are to be scrapped, the clarification is as follows:1. It is true that the Vice Chancellor, Prof. John Ddumba-Ssentamu accorded an interview to the Daily Monitor regarding the...

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Call for Applications GARA Scientific Workshop 2016 Ploufragan, France 6-7-8 September 2016

Schools Uganda 08:03, 15th March 2016 Scholarship
Call for Applications GARA Scientific Workshop 2016 Ploufragan, France 6-7-8 September 2016

This is an open call for those scientists interested to apply in order to be Sponsored Scientists in the next Global African swine fever Research Alliance (GARA) Scientific Workshop 2016 to be held in Anses, Ploufragan, France on 6-8 September 2016. The Swine Immunology and Virology lab in Ploufragan, which is a part of ANSES - French Agency for Food,...

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Student Internship Opportunities at RAN

Waniala Henry 08:03, 15th March 2016 Internship
Student Internship Opportunities at RAN

ResilientAfrica Network (RAN), School of Public Health, Makerere University is pleased to announce this year's Student Internship positions for a period of 10 Weeks (4th June – 4th August 2016). Students will be exposed to a working environment, hands-on assignments and project tasks to gain in-depth real world training, and acquisition of professional virtues and expertise.We are looking...

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Makerere to change 80 courses

Schools Uganda 07:03, 12th March 2016 News
Makerere to change 80 courses

Makerere University intends to scrap or merge 83 academic courses in the proposed programme restructuring to achieve effective training for the students.The draft report by a committee set up by the university two years ago, which Daily Monitor has seen, proposes that 30 degree courses be merged, 18 be restructured, while 21 undergraduate diploma courses, 11 undergraduate certificates and three...

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Getting Good Grades While Sleeping in Class

Schools Uganda 12:03, 11th March 2016 Opinion
Getting Good Grades While Sleeping in Class

Ah, so you’ve come to learn about the phenomenon of academically surviving while sleeping in class. Unfortunately for you, there is no magic spell or cursed ring of power that can grant you both of these results instantaneously. Certain students’ abilities to doze off in class and simultaneously not fail are founded in these principles: 1) the class is not very...

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Makerere University Pre-Entry Examination for Admission to Bachelor of Laws 2016/2017 Academic Year

Schools Uganda 07:03, 8th March 2016 News
Makerere University Pre-Entry Examination for Admission to Bachelor of Laws 2016/2017 Academic Year

The Academic Registrar Makerere University announces that the Pre-Entry Examination for admission to the Bachelor of Laws for 2016/2017 will be held on Saturday 16th April, 2016. To be eligible to sit the examination, Applicants must possess the minimum admission requirements of the University, and any one of the following specific requirements: i) `A’ Level leavers: Must hold...

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Call for Young Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Educators

Schools Uganda 01:03, 7th March 2016 Scholarship
Call for Young Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Educators

The International Centre of Reproductive Health (ICRH) at Ghent University and the RHEA Centre of Expertise, Diversity and Intersectionality, Free University of Brussels with the Institute of Interdisciplinary Training and Research (IITR) at Mbarara University of Science and Technology and the institute of Ethics and Development Studies, Uganda Martyrs University Uganda are together running a research project titled “Mitigating adverse...

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Government to disqualify teachers over beating pupils

Schools Uganda 12:03, 5th March 2016 News
Government to disqualify teachers over beating pupils

Kampala. A teacher beating up children in school risks losing his or her qualification, the State minister for Primary Education has warned.Mr John Chrysostom Muyingo said his ministry was ready to cancel practising certificates for any teacher found guilty of beating children.“Beating children is outdated. The government abolished beating in schools because it was one of the major reasons why...

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Master of Health Informatics-MHI 2016-17 Applications Open

Schools Uganda 11:03, 5th March 2016 Scholarship
Master of Health Informatics-MHI 2016-17 Applications Open

The Academic Registrar of Makerere University invites applications for admission to Master of Health informatics - MHI (Full time) programme for 2016/17 Academic Year. It is a two-year programme open to both Ugandans and International applicants who fulfill the admission requirements. Only graduates from universities recognized by the National Council of Higher Education (NCHE) will be...

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Scholarship Announcement for Academic Year 2016/17- Cohort Three

Schools Uganda 11:03, 5th March 2016 Scholarship
Scholarship Announcement for Academic Year 2016/17- Cohort Three

Makerere University has partnered with The MasterCard Foundation to support 1,000 academically bright but economically disadvantaged youth from Africa to access quality university education from 2014 to 2024. The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at Makerere University is pleased to announce 200 scholarship opportunities for both national and international students who will be joining the University in academic year 2016/17 for...

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How to Get Kids to Sleep More

Schools Uganda 07:03, 4th March 2016 Opinion
How to Get Kids to Sleep More

Asking sleep experts for advice on how to put children to bed often feels like an exercise in futility. The standard tips are banal and predictable: avoid caffeine; remove the TV from their bedroom; don’t sleep on a full stomach; put up dark blinds. You have the feeling the experts are holding out on us—there has to be something more....

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