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Education budget squeeze: Expect no change

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Added 26th April 2017 07:38 AM

Question is whether the resources allocated to education will be channelled to the people’s most pressing needs

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Question is whether the resources allocated to education will be channelled to the people’s most pressing needs

Is there enough for the education sector in the national bag?

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The new budget will be read in June. Like the rest of the government departments, technocrats and politicians in education ministry are adding up figures to deliver priorities in the education sector.

Question is whether the resources allocated to education will be channelled to the people’s most pressing needs.

More to the reality is that the budget for this sector has been cut. With the concerns raised by voters and experts, it means the ministry will have to continue running on a tighter purse. You just cannot miss your copy of Wednesday’s New Vision.

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Essentially, this is the rationale for academics and of becoming lettered, opines Walusimbi Ronnie. See details in Mwalimu.

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The sun rises from the horizon, with its rays striking the compound at Osokoit Primary School, in Eastern Uganda.

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The school has had its odds change from being one of the worst to the best performing government school in Serere district. You just cannot miss your copy of New Vision tomorrow.

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His professional and academic life is a true script of grass to glory; having started off as a Grade II teacher years ago and now holds a Masters’ degree in education.

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