2016 UCE Results: Explaining why many students performed poorly

2016 UCE Results: Explaining why many students performed poorly

The 2016 UCE results released on Tuesday indicate that fewer candidates registered Division 1, 2 and 3 in 2016 compared to those registered in 2015. According to UNEB chairperson Prof. Mary Okwakol, the results of as many as 1,893 candidates had been withheld. Okwakol also revealed that of the 323,276 candidates that registered, 316,624 sat […]

O-Level results out today

O-Level results out today

The Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB)  has said it will release the results of the Uganda Certificate of Education examinations today  from the Office of the Prime Minister in Kampala at 11am. The examinations body is going to release the results two weeks after schedule due to failure of the Uneb computers, internal bickering and financial […]

Stiff competition as Senior one selections kickoff in Kampala

Stiff competition as Senior one selections kickoff in Kampala

The selection of senior students by head teachers of various government-aided and private schools from across the country kicked off today. Secondary school head teachers from all over the country are laboriously taking on the two-day selection exercise at the Uganda Manufacturing Association grounds in Kampala after the release of the Primary Leaving Examination (PLE) […]

STUDENT HEAD COUNT: Makerere University is overrated – Stella Nyanzi

STUDENT HEAD COUNT: Makerere University is overrated – Stella Nyanzi

President Museveni’s visitation committee ordered for a headcount of students at Uganda’s oldest university, Makerere. According to a circular from Alfred Masikye Namoah the University’s Academic Registrar, all students are required to present themselves for the headcount in their respective colleges at designated venues with their valid identity cards and admission letters for all continuing […]

Kampala Parents best mathematics school in the nation

Kampala Parents best mathematics school in the nation

One of the first private schools in Uganda, Kampala Parents’ School has again emerged as one of the best in the nation according to the Primary Leaving Examinations results released on Thursday. The Naguru base school registered 200 first grades out of the 274 candidates who sat for the national exams last year. The remaining […]

Namutumba, Bulabuli, Kyankwanzi ‘worst PLE performers’

Namutumba, Bulabuli, Kyankwanzi ‘worst PLE performers’

The Uganda National Examination Board (UNEB) chairperson, Prof Mary Okwakol has Thursday revealed that non-Universal Primary Education (UPE) candidates performed better than UPE candidates in 2016. Prof Okwakol noted that new districts were UPE schools are most dominant like Kaliro, Mayuge, Kween, Luuka, Buyende Serere, Namutumba, Bulabuli, Kyankwanzi, were worst performing districts while the traditional […]

Mrs Museveni releases PLE results

Mrs Museveni releases PLE results

Minister of Education and Sports, also First Lady, Janet Kataha Museveni has released the results of the 640, 860 pupils who sat for last year’s Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE) results last year’s Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE). It is a first for UNEB executive secretary Mr Daniel Odongo and her political boss Ms Museveni releases since […]

Apac looks to employ more female teachers

Apac looks to employ more female teachers

In a bid to empower and keep girls in schools, leaders and technocrats in Apac District have decided to have a balanced female teacher ratio in primary schools. During Tuesday’s council meeting, Mr Eling Geoffrey Owera, the Secretary for Education and Health stressed the need to employ new female teachers in all primary schools across […]

Makerere students threaten to strike over demolition of their “survival restaurants”

Makerere students threaten to strike over demolition of their “survival restaurants”

Students of Makerere University have expressed anger and discomfort over the Vice Chancellor John Ddumba Sentamu’s directive to demolish all kiosks including restaurants housed in makeshift structures within the university campus. TheUgandan understands that many students from halls of residences inside the university have vowed to take action against Ddumba’s order arguing that the restaurants […]

UNEB announces dates for releasing exam results

UNEB announces dates for releasing exam results

The Uganda National Examinations Board has announced that it will release the Uganda Primary Examinations results next week Tuesday January 10 and the Uganda Certificate of Education results on January 17, 2017. Dan Odongo the Uganda National Examination Board (UNEB) secretary confirmed the development. “With our supportive team we have managed to finish marking before […]