The Ministry of Education and Sports, Janet Kataha Museveni has spoken out about parents who paid school fees for First term, about End of Term exams and when Schools are expected to open up again.
She has directed all educational institutions not to levy any extra fees when school resumes after the current break due to COVID-19 as exams for this term are called off. She made the announcements live on TV Saturday night.
She gave tips to students and parents on how to stay engaged at home, and said institutions should in the long term consider TV, radio and online as new ways of teaching.
If the pandemic is contained, she added, pre-primary, primary, secondary schools and Primary teachers’ colleges will open for the continuation of term-one on the 27th April up to 12th of June, 2020. Term-two would then start on 22nd June.
Universities should if all goes to plan, open for continuation of semester one, May 2, 2020.
Fellow Ugandans, ladies and gentlemen,— Janet K Museveni (@JanetMuseveni) April 5, 2020
I greet you in the name of the Lord. Following the Presidential directive on measures to curb the spread of #COVID19 ,the Ministry of @Educ_SportsUg would like to pronounce the following resolutions to the different affected stake holders: