Lugazi Mixed sh600m lab
LUGAZI â€“ A new state-of-the-art laboratory worth over sh600m has been built at Lugazi Mixed Secondary School to boost the teaching of sciences.
LUGAZI â€“ A new state-of-the-art laboratory worth over sh600m has been built at Lugazi Mixed Secondary School to boost the teaching of sciences. Deputy headteacher Yusufu Luwangula said they have built the laboratory as a response to the Governmentâ€™s call to promote sciences.
11,000 miss MUK entry
KAMPALA â€“ Over 11,000 students missed admission to Makerere University under the private admissions scheme for the 2005/2006 academic year, the deputy academic registrar in charge of under graduates, has said. â€œOut of over 23,000 direct applicants from secondary schools and mature age applicants, we took about 12,000 students leaving out over 11,000,â€ Elisha Obella said at his office.
Sh100m lab for school
LUWEERO â€“ Volunteers from Jersey Islands in the UK have embarked on building a library for Luweero Girls School.
Bishop Evans Mukasa, while touring the construction with the school management and PTA said the library is estimated to cost sh100m. He said the initiative was a brainchild of the schoolâ€™s old girl Esther Kawooya.
Students get scholarships
FORT PORTAL â€” Thirteen students have received scholarships from Engabu Za Tooro, an NGO. The scholarships worth sh3m will benefit primary, secondary and university levels. Seven university beneficiaries got sh300,000 to top up their tuition fees.
LIRA â€” George Abua, the senior education officer, has encouraged parents to be committed to paying school fees. He made the remarks at the ceremony to reward pupils who had excelled in last yearâ€™s exams at Adyel P7 primary school. Ten pupils were given four-inch mattresses, books, pens and sh10,000.
Government usked to help
KATAKWI â€” The technical administration of Wera Technical Institute has appealed to government to include its teachers on pay roll. The plea comes after the education ministryâ€™s announcement that there were no funds to pay secondary school teachers.