Uganda set for the African Spelling Bee
Hillside Primary School Naalya beat all the other Ugandan schools in the national Spelling Bee finals that were held at the Kampala Serena Hotel on October 30. Angella Aisu from Hillside Primary School together with Promise Kitara of Tororo Parents’ School and Timothy Ninsiima of Masindi Army Day Primary School emerged overall winners and will be representing Uganda in the Africa Spelling Bee in Mombasa, Kenya in 2017
Spelling geniuses excited about Addis
Angela Aisu from Hillside Primary School in Kampala, Timothy Ninsiima from Masindi Army Day school in South Western Uganda, and Promise Kitara from Tororo Parents School in Eastern Uganda emerged the best spellers at the National competition and were thus cleared to represent Uganda at African Spelling Bee competition.
Hillside Naalya crowned the National ‘Spelling Bee’ champions
Hillside Nursery and Primary School Naalya will represent Uganda at the African Spelling bee competitions in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in July 2017. This comes after Hillside was announced champions of yesterday’s Kampala regional spelling bee finals that were staged at Serena Hotel. Read more
The National Spelling Bee winners unveiled.
enjuba in partnership with DStv Uganda held the final National School Spelling Bee competition at Kampala Serena Hotel. The wining schools from each region faced off head on to compete for the top prize.
National Spelling Bee winners unveiled.
After 3 months of intense school competitions, teacher training and holding regional finals, we are pleased to reach this significant stage of the competition. We set out to make a difference in the education sector by enhancing literacy and comprehension among these children. This project has enlisted so much interest throughout the country and we are so excited about the victors of the National Spelling Bee Competition. Read more
Two Gulu schools qualify for national spelling bee competition
Uganda marks Reading Day
At 11:00 am Thursday everyone in the country stopped whatever they were doing for 20 minutes and read something to commemorate DEAR day. DEAR stands for Drop Everything and Read. The day was set aside in Uganda by the ministry of education, science, technology and sports. Read more
Tororo Parents Beats City Schools
Tororo Parents primary school beats over 600 schools to become the National Spelling Bee champion for the second year running. The Spelling Bee was set up to help children improve their literacy and develop key social skills like confidence, presentation, team work and critical thinking. Read more...
Spelling Bee in Daily Monitor
It has been proved that someone from the remote villages can successfully challenge the urbanites. And the proof was presented at the weekend when schools from the districts of eastern and western Uganda defeated Kampala-based schools at the climax of the 2015 National Spelling Bee competition...Read more
Spelling Bee in New Vision
DEAR Day at Budo Junior School
This is the coverage of DEAR (Drop Everything And Read) Day activities at Budo Junior School as it appeared on Urban TV. The school organised several activities such as news reading, skits and reciting of stories to mark the DEAR Day. There were about 1100 students and 50 staff present.
Spelling Bee on Bloomberg TV
This coverage that appeared on Bloomberg TV Africa's Trends. It covers our local language version of the Spelling Bee (My Language Spelling Bee). It features pupils spelling in the local language and Bloomberg gets some expert interview on the importance of teaching and Spelling in local language and the impact it has on literacy
Spelling Bee on Urban TV
Just before our second season of the Spelling Bee, Urban TV invited some of our previous participants to take on their morning show presenters. The results wowed us, as the children, from different schools, who had not been peeped before hand, exhibited such confidence and articulation. This was a validation that what we are doing was actually having real impact on these children, helping them improve their literacy and develop key life skills such as confidence