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Title: Factors affecting the implementation of universal secondary education in Ntenjeru county Kayunga district
Authors: Nagaba, Ketty
Keywords: implementation
universal secondary education
Issue Date: May-2009
Publisher: Kampala International University, Institute of Open and Distance Learning
Abstract: The study set out to examine factors affecting policy implementation of universal secondary education policy in rural areas. The main objectives were to find out governments policies on education and how they affect the implementation of Universal Secondary Education., how social-cultural factors in Ntenjeru County affect the implementation of Universal Secondary Education and the effect of school set up and administration (whether government or private aided) and the implementation Universal Secondary Education. It was a case study conducted in Ntenjeru County, Kayunga District In the field the approach of data collection were both qualitative and quantitative with the aid of questionnaires as well as for additional data from use of documentary sources. The study identified that in the policy of USE there was low government commitment to education sector especially at secondary level .Government funding is ultimately inadequate and is sent in installment. The study found out that under Universal Secondary Education the government, neglected teachers concerns and needs therefore, as a result, teachers are demoralized and ineffective. There was a lack of concrete action by the government and good instructions concerning students education, worse still the study also found out that policies enhancing the education when implemented may have negative a consequences like automatic promotions are seen as dysfunction in nature since it may lead to deteriorating academic standards . The study found out that due to over student population, facilities were inadequate, almost II sampled schools lacked a water source, all schools had inadequate latrines, and some with no doors and thus no privacy, classes were over crowded and disorderly, of all which made students uncomfortable. The study recommends suggestions for further research on USE in rural schools elsewhere in Uganda, where challenges might be similar or greater or lower whatever the case might be. Furthermore, a lot more needs to done to evaluate so far what has been achieved by USE as student's education is concerned and find solutions to various problems which have not been found out by this research.
Description: A research report submitted to the Institute of Open and Distance Learning in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the Award of a Diploma in Primary Education of Kampala International University
Appears in Collections:Diploma in Primary Education

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