Rwanda Denies Expelling Ugandan Teachers

Rwanda’s Ministry of Education has described as “completely false” and “without basis” reports that Ugandan teachers have been kicked out of the country.
Social media reports indicated that Ugandan teachers had been dismissed and expelled from Rwanda.
In a statement issued Tuesday, salve Rwanda Education Ministry said since the country’s adoption of English as a medium of instruction in 2008, buy more about “teachers from EAC member states have played a significant role in Rwanda’s education system as mentors and teachers.”
The statement added: “Among 885 mentors who were recruited in 2010 to coach Rwandan teachers, 472 were Ugandans on contracts that ended in July 2015.”
However, said the Ministry, “Ugandan teachers continue to teach in various schools in Rwanda.”
Officials told ChimpReports they were surprised by the rumours.
According to the Rwanda Education Board’s 2016 Teachers Placement, 256 out of 499 foreign teachers in public schools are Ugandans.
Rwanda reaffirmed its commitment to the EAC Common Market Protocol which allows workers from any partner state to seek employment within any EAC country.

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