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NTCs should offer computer courses

By STEPHEN OKELLO Despite computer being one of the subjects taught in schools today, several National Teacher’s College (NTCs) across the country do not conduct these courses for their students. As such several stakeholders...

Why you need to check that school before sending your child there

By Rajab Mukombozi There are a number of advertisement activities that schools engage in to attract students which sometimes do not replicate what is on the ground. And a lot of times, some aspects...

Dedicated to pupils with special needs

By Desire Mbabaali Maria Nansubuga Galiwango was supposed to be a journalist. That is what she longed for as a child. She thought that each of her days would be filled with an adventure...

I do not regret becoming a teacher, despite poor pay

By Dorcus Murungi Teachers complain about little pay and in fact this has discouraged a number of people from joining the profession. Not for Joviah Nyakwera. The teacher is proud of her choice of...

safety at school should be vital

By Dorcus Murungi A few weeks ago, I went to one of the schools in Mukono Town, where my cousin attends. The guard who manned the school’s gate only asked me to show him...

Learning Vs cramming: What are students taking home?

By Desire Mbabaali When Prof A.B. K. Kasozi, the former National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) executive director, proposed that the current seven-year primary education be adjusted to eight, and that students transition to...

Ensure you enrol for a course you won’t regret

By Dorcus Murungi In 2016, Makerere University students protested the institution’s decision to scrap 32 courses. The affected students complained that the decision would affect their chances at gainful employment in the competitive job...

Networking, easy way of growing career

By Desire Mbabaali For your career to take off, you will need the help of people who will avail opportunities, know-how and connections. Just like a popular quote by American businessman and media magnate...

Battle on reading culture far from over

By Desire Mbabaali At 7am, Aisha Namulindwa, a Primary Six pupil at Nakasero Primary School, is expected to be in class for the early remedial classes, which she has religiously learned to do. After...

Adopting innovative ways to boost research

By EDGAR R. BATTE Research is meant to be an engine of development for any country and for many countries that have developed sustainably, there is evidence of practical use of research. “Research has...

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