The Impact of Universal Secondary Education on Girl Child a Case Study Op Bukwo District

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Kampala International University, College/School of Education
The research was carried out on the contributions of UPE of Girl child. It was carried out in Bukwo Distric. It was intended to find o•t how UPE impact has contributing to development of• communities, the challenges faced by a girl child and what can be done to improve on the performance of UPE in Bukwo District. The study used a descriptive research design and targeted local people, education administrators and the school going children. Data was collected using questionnaires and interview guides and this data was analyzed using thematic analysis in line with the objectives of the study. The study established that UPE had resulted into reduced illiteracy, created employment, construction of infrastructures and population control. The many faced girl child challenges that included lack of trust from the parents, lack of enough resources and poor performance of both boy and girl children as well as high school dropout rates. These were being improved through proper funding, training teachers and sensitizing the communities on the need for keeping children in schools. Therefore, communities as well as other stake holders in development should be supportive to the development of the education sector starting at the primary level so that education can promote peoples development through knowledge and skill development
A Research Report Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of The Requirements for the Award of The Degree of Bachelor of Education of Kampala International University
Universal Secondary Education, Girl Child Education