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The National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) awarded certificates of recognition to Higher Education Institutions that excelled in the recently concluded virtual Higher Education Exhibition at a blended function held at NCHE offices on December 1, 2021. This was the first Virtual Exhibition NCHE has held, under the theme “Innovations for current and emerging challenges and opportunities under COVID-19 pandemic”. The Awards were presented to the BEST EXHIBITOR and RUNNER-UP under three main categories: Category 1: Public and Private Chartered Universities Best Exhibitor – Uganda Christian University (UCU)The runner up – Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST). Category 2: Provisionally Licensed…

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The National Council for Higher Education (NCHE), held its 12th Higher Education Exhibition 2021 with an assurance to have internet costs reduced. The event which run from the 10th to the 12th of November 2021, was the first Virtual exhibition to be conducted by the NCHE. Officiating as the Chief guest, the First Lady and Minister of Education and Sports Hon. Janet Museveni hailed the NCHE for maintaining the annual activity despite the COVID-19 pandemic. She said that Vision 2040 emphasizes digital transformation as one which will lead to change in the Ministry and we have already started developing the…

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The people of Uganda in partnership with Visionaries of Uganda have recognized the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) as the best Education Quality Assurance body for the year 2021. The function on which NCHE and other agencies and companies from different disciplines were announced, was held on Thursday 1st December 2021 at the Serena Hotel in Kampala on the theme ‘Recognising continued Social-Economic Transformation of Uganda and Strengthening the fundamentals of the economy to achieve Uganda Vision2040’. Officiating at the function, the Vice President HE Rtd. Major Jessica Alupo Epel hailed all the organizations for supporting the government to…

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About the Journal The Uganda Higher Education Review Journal of the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) provides a visible outlet for definitive articles that discuss the theory,practice and policies relating to the role, development, management and improvement of higher education from a national, regional and international viewpoint. The journal provides a platform for scholars, researchers and higher education institutions to make a contribution to scholarly debate through the publication of quality peer-reviewed articles. This journal is a product of the call for papers following the 3rd Annual Higher Education Conference (Virtual) organized by the National Council for Higher Education,…

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The National Council for Higher Education on Thursday 26th August 2021 hosted members of the Committee of Parliament on Education and Sports at the NCHE premises. The team led by the Chairperson Hon. John Twesigye Ntamuhira, MP Bunyaruguru County toured NCHE land and the premises and later held a meeting with the NCHE management team led by the Executive Director Prof. Mary J. N. Okwakol. In her presentation to the Committee members, the ED hailed parliament particularly the Committee on Education and sports for supporting NCHE to deliver its mandate functions. She said there has been an increase in the…

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A virtual conference coordinated from Makerere University Business School (MUBS), E-Learning Centre, Kampala, UGANDA. 18th -20th May, 2021 THEME: Adaptation to current and future challenges for Higher Education under the Covid-19 pandemic. Thematic Areas: ODeL Context relevant to teaching and learning interventions. Impact on the internationalization of Higher Education, the cross-border movement of students, academics and scholars Effective pedagogical practices for online teaching. Higher Education Financing Strategies for attraction and retention of students. Policy and strategic frameworks for Higher Education recovery and sustainability in the Covid-19 era. Crisis-sensitive higher educational planning and management. DOWNLOAD HERE

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The NCHE Council has welcomed four new members who have been appointed to fill the vacant positions on Council which fell vacant after the departure of the former Council members. The new council members include Dr. Martin Francis Kyeyune for the Industry sector, Prof. K. M Mathew representing Senate of private Universities, Prof. John Mugisha for Vice Chancellors of private Universities and Ms. Nasirumbi Agnes for people with disabilities. Dr. Martin Francis Kyeyune Prof. K. M Mathew Prof. John Mugisha Ms. Nasirumbi Agnes They replace Mr. Sebaggala Kigozi, Prof. Patrick Manu, Prof. Wilson Muyinda Mande and Mr. Victor Locoro…

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The NCHE held its 3rd Higher Education Conference from the 18th – 20th of May 2021 at Makerere University Business School (MUBS), Nakawa. Although it was the 3rd Higher Education Conference, it was, however, the first Virtual Higher Education conference on the theme of Adapting current and future challenges for Higher Education under the Covid- 19 pandemic. Speaking at the opening of this conference, Executive Director Prof. Mary J. N. Okwakol highlighted the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic which has affected Higher Institutions and brought learning to a halt with many institutions closing down. She said the world will live…

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National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) will host the 1st Virtual Conference from the 18th-20th May 2021 under the theme ” Adaptation to current and future challenges for Higher Education under the Covid-19 pandemic” The e-conference shall be conducted in a series of 3 Webinars for 3 categories of the Higher Education sector including Private, Public and Other Tertiary Institutions. 1. 18th May 2021-Private Universities and other Degree Awarding Institutions2.19th May 2021-Public Universities 3.20th May 2021- Other Tertiary Institutions The Program is also attachedFurther details on attendance, participation( Webinar link) and the Speakers shall be availed here in the due course

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The National Council for Higher Education signed a memorandum of understanding with Seed Global Health on 17th February  2021. The Executive Director Prof. Mary J. N. Okwakol signed on behalf of NCHE while the Head of Seed Global Health  Mr. Bonaventure Ahaisibwa signed on behalf of his organization. The MoU aims at sharing knowledge and strengthening the health systems. Prof. Okwakol hailed Seed Global Health for the support extended to Higher Education Institutions offering health-related programs in strengthening the health systems in Uganda. The Executive Director NCHE Prof. Mary J. N. Okwakol together with the Head Seed Global Health  Mr.…

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