Uganda resumes radio lessons as schools close over COVID-19

A child listens to a radio program in Kampala, Uganda, June 14, 2021.


Radio lessons for middle grades of primary schools in Uganda has resumed following the closure of schools due to COVID-19.

The lessons will be aired for P4 and P5 classes through 15 radio stations, and the date for other grades will be communicated soon, according to a statement signed by Alex Kakooza, permanent secretary of the ministry of education and sports.

Uganda resumes radio lessons

Uganda closed schools and institutions of high learning for 42 days, effective from June 20

The government had started airing radio lessons during a lockdown last year, but later some grades were allowed to go to school as COVID-19 cases dropped.

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