On June 14, the 2022/2023 Budget was read and Shs4.4 trillion was allocated to the education sector. Among priorities were curriculum development and skilling. There was no mention of a separate allocation for pre-primary sector development.
Due to high levels of unemployment, many youth have resorted to alcoholism to relieve themselves from mental stress.
GLISS' Associate Director, Godber Tumushabe's interview with Voice of Africa's Nightline Africa
...it is crucial that society creates conditions for open and inclusive public discourse
Teachers are the backbone of high-quality public education and strengthening the teacher workforce can lay the foundation for the fruitful investments in other areas of public education
The schools need to include fire safety education on the curriculum so that the teachers, students and non-teaching staff can acquire the knowledge and skills on how to respond to such incidents
Criticism of those in power is not a crime, if we lose our ability and right to be critical of those leading, we are akin to blind men being led by blind men.
Criticism of those in power is not a crime, if we lose our ability and right to be critical of those leading, we are akin to blind men being led by blind men
The National Planning Authority has come out with the projection that over 30 per cent out of 15 million learners that were in school before the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic in Uganda are likely not to return to school and this translates into 4.5 million learners across the different education levels
Many Ugandans are willing to compromise on democratic principles for partisan goals. Some are even willing to resort to violence to help their side win. Extreme dislike for the other side has grown significantly in recent decades, and may also erode commitments to democratic principles.