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Title: Universal primary education policy and the afl in e t of gender equality in primary schools in kyanaisoke sub county Kibale District
Authors: Aheebwa, Sanuuru
Keywords: Universal primary education policy
Attainment of gender equality
Issue Date: Nov-2010
Publisher: Kampala International University, College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Abstract: The study investigated the universal primary education policy in the attainment of gender equality in Kyanaisoke sub county Kibaale district. The study had the following specific objectives. To examine the status of gender equality in primary education, the challenges of universal primary education in bringing about gender and the policy recommendations to attain the millennium development goal of gender equality in primary education. The study was carried out in Kyanaisoke sub county Kitema parish Kibaale district. It was descriptive in nature and data was analyzed manually. The researcher found out that the enrolment for boys and girls in primary education in Kyanaisoke Sub County is relatively equal with boys’ enrolment being slightly greater but with high dropout rates for the girl child than the boy child. Cultural norms and traditions, Lack of interest in education by the hinder parents and children the girl child’s performance, competition in primary education, poor performance, enrolment, self-esteem completion of the girl child than the boy child. It was in the findings that certain recommendations were made. The local government authority needs to work hand in hand with the school authorities and the parents and the community in implementing the policy in Kyanaisoke sub county Kibaale district. There is need to give the girl child extra attention to the study environment and social welfare, construction of more schools in the area, more classrooms, provide more scholastic materials like science laboratories and text books.
Description: A thesis presented to the school of postgraduate studies a d research Kampala International University Kampala, Uganda in partial fulfill of the requirements for the degree master of public policy and manage ment
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