The impact of universal primary education in Uganda : a case study in Kapchorwa district (1996-2006) Uganda

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Kampala International University, College/School of Education
The research was carried out on the contributions of UPE in Uganda. it was carried out in Kapchorwa District it was intended to find out how USE impact has contributing to development of Kapchorwa, the challenges faced by a pupil and student of Kapchorwa District and what can be done to improve on the performance of USE in Kapchorwa 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 USE had resulted into reduced illiteracy, created employment, construction of infrastructures and population control Kapchorwa District. The many faced girl child challenges that included lack of trust from the parents, lack of enough resources and poor performance of children as well as high school dropout rates. These were being improved through proper funding, training teachers and sensitizing the Kapchorwa District on the need for keeping children in schools. Therefore, Kapchorwa District Communities as well as other stake holders in development should be supportive to the development of the education sector starting at the primary and secondary level so that education can promote peoples development through knowledge and skill development
Universal primary education