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Lyantonde Teacher Hunted for Stealing UPE Funds

Police and education authorities in Lyantonde district are hunting for a primary school teacher for reportedly stealing school UPE funds. Fred Mbarebaki, the head teacher of  Lwamawungu Primary School in Lyantonde Rural Sub County, in Lyantonde district  is being hunted for making away with a undisclosed amount of UPE funds. Preliminary police investigations indicate that Mbarebaki who is currently on the run withdrew the money from the school account on the 27th September a day after the Ministry of Education and Sports had deposited the money to the school accounts. Hebert Bachenga, the acting District Education Officer notes that he received reliable information from the school authorities that the head teacher had spent weeks without reporting to school which had sparked tension …

Awindiri Primary School Feature.

2015 was set as the global deadline for achieving the Education for All goals launched at the 2000 World Education Forum in Dakar Senegal, Key among the goals is improving all aspects of the quality of education especially in literacy, numeracy and essential life skills. Various regional governments have responded by increasing annual education budgets. However, various studies have revealed over the years that many children in Uganda are going school, but few are actually learning. So, the one question that remains unanswered is “Are our children learning”? Catherine Ageno filed the following report exploring some of the possible solutions from parents, education experts and other stakeholders.