BY ALEX BALUKU
KASESE: FRIDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2021
A section of leaders in Kasese District have courted parents and guardians to prioritize sending their school going children back to school when schools reopen in January.
Schools will officially re-open for all classes on January 10, 2022, according to the schools and other institutions calendar that was released mid this month by Education and Sports Minister, Janet Museveni.
The new calendar covers all primary, secondary technical and community polytechnics, many of which have been closed for almost two years.
At least 1.5 million learners have stayed home as precaution to stop the spread of Covid-19 pandemic.
Last week, Mrs Museveni announced that the closure, which started on March 20, 2020, was ending and all learners would report back at once.
Florence Kabugho Kasese District Woman Member of Parliament told a section of students during a career-guidance day on Wednesday that parents and Guardians must support all their school going Children when schools reopen in January.
The woman legislator also urged students to become ambitious and pick up role models who will always inspire them to becoming persons of responsibility in the future.
Kahokya Sub County Chairperson Nyesio Bwambale Byamutima said the organized the careers’ day as part of the sub-county’s campaign dubbed “Go to School, Stay in School and Complete school” which is aimed at re-interesting students in schooling after the long stay at home.