After completing UACE exams, it is important for students to fill and submit PUJAB (Public Universities Joint Admissions Board) forms. For UACE candidates of 2022, the deadline for submitting PUJAB form is January 20, 2023. Although not mandatory, it is important to complete and submit PUJAB forms because only those who do so are eligible … Continue reading Simplify PUJAB form procedures for students.
On Monday, December 19, 2022, I will be having an online event, “UNDERSTANDING PUJAB FORMS & GOVERNMENT SPONSORSHIP.” Currently, many UACE candidates are busy completing PUJAB forms, and many are facing challenges. This virtual event is meant to have a dialogue with UACE candidates, teachers, parents, and other interested persons. It is a fact … Continue reading Understanding PUJAB forms and Government Scholarships
On January 07, 2023, for the first time ever, several WordPress developers, programmers, publishers, bloggers and enthusiasts will convene at Lira Town College for Lira WordPress Meetup. Spearheaded by myself, Lira WordPress Meetup becomes the 5th WordPress Meetup in Uganda, and the only one in northern Uganda. The other already existing meetups include Kampala WordPress … Continue reading Lira WordPress Meetup will improve digital content creation in Lango sub-region
Next week, most UCE candidates will finish their final O-level exams, which started on October 17, 2022. Next week, P.7 candidates will sit for PLE (November 08 and 09), and on November 21, S.6 students start their UACE. As you can see, school term three is a not only busy and hectic, it is also … Continue reading In third term, prioritize national exams and career guidance
According to Collins online dictionary, teaching practice is a period that a student teacher spends teaching at a school as part of his or her training. In Uganda, teaching practice is mandatory for all students pursuing undergraduate education programmes, and it is an opportunity for aspiring teachers to understand the role and operation of how … Continue reading Universities should support schools and student teachers
Around this time, each year, schools across Lango Sub-region organise dedication prayers to “dedicate” and “commit” the Primary Leaving Education (PLE), Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE), and Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) candidates to God and pray for good, favourable exam results. However, the government sponsorship list for the academic year 2022/2023 released by … Continue reading Prioritise public schools for govt sponsorships
Jennifer Akun is the Head Girl of Lira Town College, a school with a student enrollment of 2,200, and about 90 teachers. As a Head Girl, you would expect that her position is enviable, and that it comes with significant benefits, and privileges. Apparently, that is not the case. And it is not only at … Continue reading Let’s streamline student leadership in schools
It is a requirement for students at universities and other higher education institutions to undertake internship. Internship (sometimes called industrial training) allows students to work in an organization in order to gain work experience or satisfy requirements for a qualification. Today, in Uganda, most study programmes at certificate, diploma and bachelor level require one to … Continue reading Secondary schools are a good place to do Internship
In 2020, the government of Uganda moved passport application online. We must commend the Ministry of Internal Affairs and more specifically, the Department of Citizenship and Immigration Control for expanding opportunity to many Ugandans to access their services. Those who have been trying to get passports, especially from upcountry locations, know how the system was … Continue reading Online services will create digital jobs and expand the ICT sector
The death of the former speaker of the eleventh Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah L’Okori is a big loss to Uganda. As one of the finest leaders northern Uganda has produced, there’s no doubt that he inspired many young people across the region. This article is intended for secondary school students, and we pick out some lessons … Continue reading What students can learn from the life of Jacob Oulanyah.