By Stuart Bogere Oswald
KIU, Main Campus - The Ministry of Education and Sports has issued guidelines to be followed by schools ahead of their reopening on 10th January 2021 as per the official schools and institutions calendar.
According to the statement issued by the Ministry this morning, all learners in Primary and Secondary schools are supposed to report for 1st term, promoted to the next respective class without being subjected to promotional examinations or tests.
The Ministry has also directed that all primary and secondary schools shall operate as per their official status, as either day or boarding.
A school categorized as "Day and Boarding" may operate as such, subject to a compliance certification from Directorate of Education Standards (DES), or may opt to operate as a "Day School".
Meanwhile, schools have also been advised to allow female learners who have given birth to report back to school, in line with the Ministry's "Revised Guidelines for the Prevention and Management of Teenage Pregnancy in School Settings in Uganda".