KAARO KARUNGI | NEWS – Several private schools in Kampala, Mukono and Wakiso districts have revised the payment mode for their teachers, as they struggle to keep afloat after the COVID-19 uncertainty.
Teachers who sought anonymity told URN that the schools are paying them as low as 2,000 Shillings for a 40-minute lesson. Such payments were initially designed by schools to accommodate part-time teachers, however, at a higher rate.
One of them said that payments are now released on a weekly basis after computation of the number of lessons taught.
For instance, if a teacher taught four lessons each day, he is paid a sum of 40,000 Shillings at the end of the week, which would also translate into 160,000 Shillings at the end of the month.