Uganda COVID-19 response 2020 - Education Dashboard (April - August 2020)



The main objective of the 2019-2020 Education Sector strategy, in alignment with the Education Response Plan for Refugees and Host Communities in Uganda (ERP), is to provide refugee and host community girls and boys with equitable and inclusive access to a quality education and to strengthen systems at the national, district and community levels.

Corona Virus (COVID-19) Response

To mitigate the spread of the virus in Uganda, on Friday 20th March 2020, his Excellency the President of the Republic of Uganda ordered the closure of institutions of learning. Since then, institutions have remained closed. The GoU/MoES developed a Response Plan to COVID-19 with a focus on continuity of learning during the closure of schools. All Education actors in the Country refocused their activities and aligned to it. Only constructions and teachers support activities remained unchanged.