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  • Student innovation to ease movement of PWDs 

    Mbabaali, Desire (Daily Monitor, 2020-03-16)
    Voice controlled wheelchairs are not a new phenomenon. However, what makes Nalujjumwa’s innovation stand out is the fact that the voice commands are in a local language which is familiar to many people
  • Education isn’t only about good grades 

    Mulindwa, F. Henry (Daily Monitor, 2020-03-16)
    When national exams results are released, it is not business as usual, especially for parents with children in candidate classes. The media is full of lists of best and worst performers. And parents will do anything to ...
  • Master the art of learning fast 

    Brenman, Loretta; Njeri, Agnes (Daily Monitor, 2020-03-16)
    Experiential learning has two important aspects: the first one is the skills and processes needed to learn from past experiences so that mistakes are not continued into the future and important insights are not lost. Both ...
  • BTVET boss tips parents, students on technical, vocational education 

    Mbabaali, Desire (Daily Monitor, 2020-03-02)
    Business, Technical and Vocational Education and Training, (BTVET) has been applauded as the way to go the world over and Onesmus Oyesigye, the executive secretary, Uganda Business and Technical Examinations Board, the ...
  • Janet tasks teachers on personal hygiene, values 

    Atuhaire, Kelvin (Daily Monitor, 2020-02-27)
    When you train the teachers to keep clean bodies, teeth, tongue, hair, feet, socks and armpits, then you have a well-groomed, alert and astute teacher,” Janet Museveni, Education Minister.
  • Five ways to learn a new skill set fast 

    Wambugu, Sam (Daily Monitor, 2020-02-24)
    It is not wise to get comfortable with one set of skills. The trick is to keep learning new skills, that way you can always stay relevant and marketable not to mention versatile.
  • How technology is reshaping learning 

    Murungi, Paul (Daily Monitor, 2020-02-24)
    The world is continuously evolving as is the job market. Technology presents a major interruption of how we lived our lives in the past. This is why learners must reinvent themselves by choosing to study what might be more ...
  • University course re-design could solve high unemployment rate 

    Kalokwera, Polycap (Daily Monitor, 2020-02-17)
    According to National Planning Authority (NPA) statistics released in 2017, at least nine in every 10 Ugandans who have completed any form of education are unemployed
  • Universities should be considered in the new curriculum debate – Prof Mpezamihigo 

    Muganga, Eve (Daily Monitor, 2020-02-16)
    He added that the National Council for Higher Education and Vice Chancellors Forum must have a conversation focusing on the future of University Education visa-vie what is happening at lower levels.
  • Community polytechnics are a viable alternative 

    Murungi, Paul (Daily Monitor, 2020-02-10)
    Some of the major programmes taught in polytechnics include; plumbing, welding and metal fabrication, home economics and catering, electrical installation and systems maintenance, building and construction, woodwork technology
  • Skilling in creative industry is key 

    Ogwal, Lawrence (Daily Monitor, 2020-02-10)
    Music production and gaming might not be what comes to mind when you think of Uganda’s most pressing education needs but it would be foolhardy to ignore them.
  • Enroll for that online course 

    Twinamukye, Promise (Daily Monitor, 2020-02-10)
    The fact that pursuing an online programme is cheaper should be reason enough to consider it
  • Gains and losses in new O-level curriculum 

    Murungi, Paul (Daily Monitor, 2020-02-10)
    The old curriculum was objective based with emphasis on knowledge acquisition with the teacher at the centre of the teaching and learning process while the new curriculum is competence based, with the learner at the centre ...
  • Is Uganda’s education system increasing the social divide? 

    Atwine, Blessing (Daily Monitor, 2020-01-27)
    Despite the introduction of Universal Primary Education (UPE) in 1997 and Universal Secondary Education (USE) in 2007, parents are still parting with huge sums of money to educate their children in private schools
  • UNEB should fix examination supervision challenges 

    Dr Katusiimeh, W. Mesharch (Daily Monitor, 2020-02-03)
    There never seems to be an end to exam malpractice. Every time national exam results are released, there is always a portion of results withheld because of malpractice and of course there are those culprits that get away ...
  • NCHE tasks institutions to do holistic training 

    Mukombozi, Rajab (Daily Monitor, 2020-01-28)
    Employment. Officials say institutions should also train students to be morally upright
  • Learners need basic research skills to survive in Uganda, says UCU professor 

    Sabano, Jessica (Daily Monitor, 2020-01-29)
    Research should be compulsory in schools starting from lower level to universities to equip learners with knowledge in a bid to fight poverty and develop Uganda, according to Uganda Christian University (UCU) professor.
  • Uganda must rethink the intelligence architecture to curb complex criminality. 

    Dr. Asiimwe, Solomon (Nile Post, 2020-01-27)
    Uganda has in the recent past experienced a unique wave of insecurity ranging from violent murders and torture by criminal use of rudimentary tools like machetes (kijambiya) to economically motivated kidnappers demanding ...
  • Scholarships: Are you following the right website? 

    Twinamukye, `Promise (Daily Monitor, 2020-01-27)
    If a venture seems too good to be true, then there’s probably something wrong with it. This is a common saying and it is true, well at least in most cases. This saying and attitude should be adapted when one is browsing ...
  • Logistics undergraduates tipped on logistics and transport industry 

    Odyek, John (New Vision, 2020-01-24)
    This was during a study visit by over 100 students under the Bachelor of transport and logistics management at the Makerere University Business School.

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