Research Papers/Topics in Social Policy

Effect of Fiscal Policy on Economic Growth in Uganda (1985-2016)

ABSTRACT The purpose of the study was to investigate the effect of fiscal policy on economic growth in Uganda (1985-2016). The study objectives were (i) To determine the effect of government expenditure on economic growth of Uganda (ii) To examine the effect of government tax revenue on the economic growth of Uganda and (iii) To assess the effect of government non tax earning on the economic growth of Uganda. The study was entirely secondary data which was collected from World Bank and OECD a...

Inflation And Trade Balance in Uganda

ABSTRACT The study set to investigate the impact of inflation on trade balance of Uganda from 1983-2O14~The study was guided by one objective of established relationship between inflation and trade balance in Uganda. The study adopted a longitudinal research design involving quantitative approach, Time series analysis was adopted and regression analysis to analyze secondary data collected from International monetary fund, Bank of Uganda and World Bank data sheets. The findings were that the i...

Women Empowerment and Social-Economic Development in Matany Sub-County, Napak District, North Eastern Uganda

TABLE OF CONTENTSDECLARATION iiAPPROVAL iiiDEDICATION ivACKNOWLEDGEMENT vABBREVIATIONS viTABLE OF CONTENT viiLIST OF TABLES xiABSTRACT xiiCHAPTER ONE 1INTRODUCTION 11.0 Introduction 11 .1 Background of the study 11.2 Problem Statement 51.3 General objective 61.3.1 Specific objectives 61.4 Research Questions 61.5 Scope of the study 61.5.1 Content scope 61.5.2 Geographical scope 71.5.3 Time scope 71. 6. Significance of the study 71.7. The conceptual framework 8viiCHAPTER TWO .10LITERATURE REVIE...

The Effects of Corporal Punishment On Children in The Kumbungu District

ABSTRACT The effectiveness of corporal punishment in child raising remains one of the hotly contested social issues in many societies including Ghana. Despite the many efforts by governments and civil society organizations to check the menace of corporal punishment, it is still practiced in ways that are unacceptable in many areas of the country, especially the area for this study work; Kumbungu District in the Northern Region of Ghana. The study sought to find out how corporal punishment ad...

Implementation Challenges Of The Mother Tongue Policy In The Public Basic School System In Ayawaso West Sub-Metro Assembly

ABSTRACT It has been established through research and practice that children learn better and do well in school when instructed in their mother tongue (MT). The main objective of the study is to examine the extent to which public basic schools in Ayawaso West Metropolitan Assembly, as well as some parts of Ga West Municipality in Ghana have been able to implement the Mother Tongue Language Policy. The study also explores implementation challenges of the Policy. The study espoused qualitative...

Social Reintegration Of Juvenile Delinquents With Specific Learning Disability (SpLD)

ABSTRACT This study was conducted to investigate how juvenile delinquents with Specific Learning Disability (SpLD) are reintegrated into society after rehabilitation. Fifteen (15) respondents were categorised into stakeholders of juvenile justice administration and correctional facilities; an NGO (Special Attention Project) and the Special Education Division (Sp.ED) of the Ghana Education Service (GES); inmates and ex-inmates and their parents at correctional facilities (Junior Girls’ Corr...

Citizens’ Perceptions On The Status Of County Governance Practices: A Case Of Migori County, Kenya

ABSTRACT Governance is the process of decision-making and how those decisions are implemented. Good governance involves quality public service delivery, accountable-decision-making, and civic engagement. Devolution helps make good governance feasible. Kenya thus adopted devolution to improve governance and catalyse development to the local levels. Since enactment of the constitution in 2010 however, the status of governance in the local governments has not been done and documented - especial...

Resourcing The Implementation Of Zimbabwe’s New Updated Curriculum: Analysis Of Rural Primary Schools Experiences In Murewa Nheweyembwa Cluster In Murewa District.

ABSTRACT The main purpose of this study was to analyse rural primary schools experiences in resourcing the implementation of the Zimbabwe 2017 updated primary school curriculum in Nheweyembwa Cluster in Murewa North district in Mashonaland East province. The objectives of this study were: To determine factors that are affecting the implementation of the updated primary school curriculum in rural primary schools; to establish the extent to which school mobilisation strategies are addressing re...

International Refugee Protection Framework Influence On Human Security In Nairobi County, Kenya

TABLE OF CONTENTS DECLARATION ............................................................................................................................. ii COPYRIGHT .................................................................................................................................. iii DEDICATION ................................................................................................................................ iv ACKNOWLEDGEMENT .....................................

Analysis Of World Vision Information Communication Technology Project On Academic Performance Of Public Primary Schools In Kenya

ABSTRACT This study investigated the analysis of world vision ICT project on academic performance of primary schools in Matete Sub-County. The study objectives were: to establish the difference in academic performance of public primary schools with ICT infrastructure and those without between 2008 and 2016; to compare the difference in academic performance of public primary schools using ICT in teaching and learning and those which do not; to determine the relationship between ICT technical s...

Relationship Between Subsidized School Funding And Student Participation Among Public Secondary Schools In Kenya.

ABSTRACT Education being the key to socio-economic development of any nation has prompted the government of Kenya to subsidize secondary school education, as a way of ensuring maximum students‟ participation. However, there is growing concern that this initiative may not be yielding the expected outcome, as is evident from the current relatively low transition and completion rates. Unexpectedly so, the country continues to record surging numbers of school drop outs since the subsidization p...

The Impact Of Conflict On The Socio-Economic Development Of Libya

ABSTRACT The research analyzed the problems and effects of conflict on the socio-economic development using Libya as a case of reference. The purpose of the study was to highlight how conflict derails socio-economic development and encourage nations to resort to peace constantly. The Libyan conflict was a composition of diverse varied issues and differences between the Government and its citizens, between 2010 and 2014. The conflict derailed and disrupted the daily operations of the economy ...

Assessment Of The Beneficiaries’ Perception, Policy Achievement And Sustainability Of The Ct-Ovc Programme On Access To Basic Education In Seme Sub County In Kisumu County

ABSTRACT The Social Protection Floor Initiative, which is a global framework for social protection is designed to provide strategic support to countries in their efforts to promote social assistance. One such support is Cash Transfer (CT) for Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVCs). In Kenya, the intervention is largely government-sponsored, and promotes among others, access to basic education. In the basic education sector, CT is designed to address issues of enrolment, attendance, transition...

The Nigerian Federal Civil Service and Recruitment Policy Implementation

Abstract This study appraises the federal civil service of Nigeria and the extent of implementation of recruitment policies. When colonial rule ended in Nigeria, the need to recruit Nigerians to manage the civil service became imperative. The Parliamentary Select Committee of 1865 had recommended among other things, that Britain should train the natives in her colonies for self-government. The Committee also suggested that Britain should encourage young educated Nigerians to be recruited to t...

Teacher-Learner Relationships And The Effect On Student Learning At Selected Secondary Schools In The Khomas Region

ABSTRACT Given the limitations of almost no research information in Namibia and Khomas region about teacher-learner relationships and its effect on student learning in secondary schools. This research study aimed at exploring and investigating factors affecting teacher-learner relationships and the effect on student learning at selected secondary schools in the Khomas Education region of Namibia. In particular the research study addressed research questions posed in chapter one in this study....


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