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I am a Ugandan journalist and documentary producer, working with Nhill Films.
After my struggles with a best friend of mine, I wish to encourage all other children who love studying not to give up.
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Hillary's Blog

Never too late: 80 Year Old Enrolls in Primary One

The search for knowledge never ends. Even age is never an issue.

Daily Monitor

Soroti- Most people in their 70s and onwards have retired from the daily slog of work and live a less active life. Not Joyce Atim, an 80-year-old resident of Opiro village, Soroti Sub-county, Soroti…


Posted on February 21, 2014 at 4:07am

Microsoft names Gayaza among best global schools

From Daily Monitor

Gayaza High School in Mpigi District has been recognised by the Microsoft Corporation as one of the best academic institutions in the world.

The honour comes after the school participated in a world-wide competition in which 80 schools were shortlisted.

In an e-mail sent out on…


Posted on February 17, 2014 at 3:27am

Teachers to get 50% pay raise in the next Budget

In an interview with Uganda's minister of education and sports, Jessica Alupo. The minister tells The New Vision the highlights and achievements.

what are your major achievements this financial year?

We intensified our efforts to improve the quality of education at all levels. secondly, as a country, we have managed to review the curriculum,…


Posted on June 5, 2012 at 6:56am

Candidates start UCE exams

About 273,032 candidates have today started the Ordinary level examinations this year. Of these, 107,977 candidates are under universal secondary education. There will also be 977 candidates from South Sudan sitting at 19 centres. Their examinations will be taken on the same dates of UCE examinations in Uganda.

Thousands of students could miss their S.4 exams after private schools implementing government’s free secondary education warned that they will…


Posted on October 17, 2011 at 5:11am

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At 11:06am on August 30, 2010, Merry Merryfield said…
Tell me more about your interests and work.

At 2:41pm on March 16, 2010, Maeve Hunter said…
Thank you !
At 10:04am on March 6, 2010, Merry Merryfield said…
Hi Hillary, tell us about what kids in Uganda learn about the world. Do schools teach them about global connections past and present?

Thanks, Merry

PS. I worked with several Ugandans in Nairobi in 1985 at the African Social Studies Programme.
At 7:14am on February 6, 2010, Hillary said…
This week, Uganda National Examination Board released results of Uganda Certificate of Education. According to reports, there is a slight improvement in performance.
At 11:05pm on January 31, 2010, Hillary said…
Today is the start of the 2010 school calendar in Uganda.
At 12:04am on January 27, 2010, Maria Mugisha said…
Hi Hilllary, thanx and talk soon.
At 9:46am on January 26, 2010, Karl H. said…
Hello Hillary,
I'm a teacher is Connecticut (USA) at an all-girls school. A team of educator, along with a small group of students, are planning to visit Uganda this summer, bringing technology to our sister school and perhaps to several other rural schools in Uganda. Greetings from the East Coast United States!

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