Delhi public schools International reopened physical classes from Monday for all students

Written by on January 11, 2022

The shutdown in the east African country was the longest disruption of educational institutions globally due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to the United Nations.
When the closure went into effect, 15.5 million students had their education disrupted, according to Dennis Mugimba, the spokesperson for the Ministry of Education.
Universities and higher education students had returned to school in a phased manner, but kindergarten and lower primary students, approximately six million students, hadn’t stepped in a classroom until today,
Delhi Public School International was  established in 2005, is a name to reckon with, a landmark in every sense of the word and an epitome of good education and discipline. The school was officially opened in the new campus located at plot No. 17-25,Saddler way, Naguru, Kampala- Uganda on October 31st, 2015 and currently has 750 students.

The Delhi Public School International whose admissions are still open for Pre-primary, Primary and Secondary classes said authorities have worked hard to make sure that sure they reopen strong and ensure a safe return to the schools.

It added the health, safety, and well-being of pupils, students, staff, and families is top of mind and that it is committed to following government guidelines and ensuring that they are a good partner for everyone in the community.

On arrival, all the staff and pupils are expected to undergo temperature screening while the desks have been rearranged for social distancing.

Learners in Uganda reported back to schools on January 10, 2022.

The reopening was confirmed by President Museveni in his 2021 end-of-year address to the nation. The learners have stayed at home for two years and there are learners that have never stepped in school since the March 2020 closure despite attaining school-going age.


In March 2020, President Museveni closed all educational institutions in a bid to curb the spread of Covid-19. Until October 2020, institutions were cleared to operate in a phased manner before the country was hit again with a second wave of Covid in June 2021.

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