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Pupils read better in local languages than in English-report

By Vision Reporters

Added 7th June 2018 10:14 AM

Details of the report unveiled indicate an overall improvement in reading skills for pupils at lower primary who are taught using both English and their respective native languages.

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Details of the report unveiled indicate an overall improvement in reading skills for pupils at lower primary who are taught using both English and their respective native languages.

EDUCATION
 
KAMPALA - Pupils in lower primary (P1, P2 and P3) can read better in local languages than in English, an assessment on early grade reading by the Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) reveals.
 
Details of the report unveiled indicate an overall improvement in reading skills for pupils at lower primary who are taught using both English and their respective native languages.
 
UNEB conducted the second Early Grade Reading Assessment in October 2017, as a midline survey which involved assessment of reading skills learners’ for learners in 27 districts countrywide. 
 
The latest report, released at Hotel Africana on Wednesday, shows an overall improvement in activities such as listening comprehension and oral passage reading.
 
The state minister for primary education, Rosemary Seninde encouraged teachers to adopt better methods of assessment instead of repeated tests which limit critical thinking.
 
 

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