Jessica Alupo

Museveni commissions science facilities at 3 Mbarara Schools

Museveni commissions science facilities at 3 Mbarara Schools

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has commissioned 3 new multi-billion facilities at 3 schools in Mbarara Municipality. The president  while commissioning the state of the art facilities at   Mbarara High School, Mary Hill High School and Nyakayojo Senior Secondary School urged the students of the institutions to concentrate on science subjects that are the ultimate requirement in […]

2014 UACE Results Released

2014 UACE Results Released

Mr Matthew Bukenya the Uganda National Examination Board (UNEB) Executive Secretary has this morning released the 2014 Advanced Level results. During the press conference held in the Ministry of Education boardroom a number of figures were supplied highlighting a lower registration and exam completion rate from the previous year.   The reduced number of candidates […]

Uganda National Examination Board releases 2011 PLE examination results

The Uganda National Examinations Board has released the 2011 Primary leaving Examinations results indicating a slight decline in performance compared to 2010. The Secretary of UNEB Mathew Bukenya this afternoon handed over the results this afternoon to the Minister of Education and Sports, Jessica Alupo. According to the results, 86.4% of the pupils passed compared […]

Ugandans to celebrate international literacy day

Ugandans are preparing to celebrate the international literacy day on September 8th this year according to education minister, Jessica Alupo. The international literacy day is marked worldwide by all United Nations member states including Uganda. In Uganda, the national celebration will take place at Kyamate play ground in Ntungamo district. According to the programme, president Museveni is expected […]

Parliamentary social service committee concerned over teachers’ strike

The teachers who have been on strike called off the strike for a month  to give time to the committee to come up with solutions to their grievances. The parliamentary social service committee had earlier threatened to withhold budgetary allocations until last solution is reached concerning the issue of teachers. In a meeting between the […]

Jessica Alupo asks parents to educate their children for better marriages

The minister for education and sports Jessica Alupo has challenged all parents to educate their children in order to benefit from them at the time of marriage. According to Alupo, educating children fetches honors for the parents in the community whenever such children especially girls are introducing their husbands. She told a gathering that turned […]

Ministry launches Education Management Information System to curtail ghost workers

The ministry for education and sports has launched a new strategy in which it intends to fight ghosts in the sector. The new strategy titled ‘Education Management Information System’ (EMIS-GIS) aims to enhance effectiveness and efficiency in the sector with more emphasis on fighting ghost teachers, pupils and ghost schools which have characterized the sector […]

Government to set up secondary and vocational school in every sub-country

The minister for education Jessica Alupo Epel has disclosed that the ministry intends to set up a vocational training school in every county and a secondary school in every sub-county. According to Alupo, the move is aimed at ensuring that people access education in all corners of the country so as to make free education […]

Jessica Alupo happy with performance in Nurses and Midwives examinations

The Minister of Education and Sports Jessica Alupo has praised the role played by nurses and midwives in the delivery of health services in Uganda. She says nurses play an important role at every level of health service deliver and proper training and facilitation is key to maintain a good human resource base in the […]

Bitamazire urged new Education Minister Jessica Alupo to intensify Inspecting of schools

Former education and sports minister Namirembe Bitamazire has handed over office with a call to the new sector minister to intensify on inspection and monitoring mechanisms. According to Bitamazire, much as the ministry had made tremendous achievements in the tenure she has been in this office, there is a lot that needs to be done […]