The Impact Of Universal Primary Education (Upe) On The Girl Child In Kampala City

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Declaration ...................................................................................................................................... ii

Approval ........................................................................................................................................ iii

Dedication ....................................................................................................................................... iv

Acknowledgements ......................................................................................................................... v

Abreviations ................................................................................................................................... vi

list of Figures ................................................................................................................................. vii

List of tables ................................................................................................................................ viii

Table of contents ............................................................................................................................ ix

Abstract. ......................................................................................................................................... xii

CHAPTER ONE:THE PROBLEM AND ITS SCOPE ................................................................... I

l .O Background ................................................................................................................................ l

1.1 Statement of the problem ........................................................................................................... 2

1.2 Study objectives ......................................................................................................................... 3

1.2.1 General objective .................................................................................................................... 3

1.2.2 Specific objectives .................................................................................................................. 3

1.3 Significance of the study ........................................................................................................... 3

1.4 Study hypothesis ........................................................................................................................ 4

1.5 Conceptual framework ............................................................................................................. 4

CHAPTER TWO:LITERA TURE REVIEW .................................................................................. 7

2.0 Introduction ............................................................................................................................... 7

2.1 Gender imbalances in the Education sector. .............................................................................. 7

2.2 Government concern in the education sector. ........................................................................... 8

2.3 Government effort in the education system ............................................................................... 9

2.4 Gender disparities in the education sector ................................................................................. 9

2.5 Challenges faced by the education system .............................................................................. 1 O

2.6 Exclusion and inclusion in education ...................................................................................... 1 O

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CHAPTER THREE:METHODOLOGY ....................................................................................... 11

3.0 Introduction ............................................................................................................................. 11

3. I Location of the study area ....................................................................................................... 11

3.2 Study Design ........................................................................................................................... 11

3.3 Study population ...................................................................................................................... 11

3.4 Sample size .............................................................................................................................. 12

3.5 Sampling procedure ................................................................................................................. 12

3.5.1 Methods of collection ........................................................................................................... 12

3.6 Data analysis approach ............................................................................................................ 12

3.7 Ethical consideration ............................................................................................................... 13

3. 8 Minimization of biases and errors ........................................................................................... 13

3.9 Problems Encountered ............................................................................................................. 13

CHAPTER FOUR:PRESENTATION, ANALYSIS AND DISCUSSION OF FINDINGS ......... 14

4.0 Introduction ............................................................................................................................. 14

4.1 Background information .......................................................................................................... 14

4.1.1. Age ...................................................................................................................................... 14

4.1.3 Person Providing School Requirements ............................................................................... 15

4.1.4 Occupation of the parent/ Guardian ..................................................................................... 16

4 .2 Factors 1 imiting Girl-chi 1 d education ...................................................................................... 1 7

4.2.1 Facilitation ............................................................................................................................ 17

4.2.2 Community attitude .............................................................................................................. 17

4.2.3 Class Attendance .................................................................................................................. 18

4.2.4 Chased from school .............................................................................................................. 18

4.3 Teacher's opinion on the factors limiting girl-child education ............................................... 19

4.3.1 Facilitation ............................................................................................................................ 20

4.3.2 Teaching/ Learning environment ........................................................................................ 20

4.3 .3 Coping with the environment ............................................................................................... 20

4.4 Drop out rate ............................................................................................................................ 21

4.5 Completion rate ....................................................................................................................... 22

4.6 Education policies and practice ............................................................................................... 22

4.6.1 Support by Ministry ofeducation ......................................................................................... 22

4.6.2 Government policies ............................................................................................................. 23

4.6.3 Identified Obstacles .............................................................................................................. 23

4.7 Solutions to challenges by stakeholders .................................................................................. 25

4.7.1 Government .......................................................................................................................... 25

4.7.2 Non government organizations (NGOs) ............................................................................... 25

4.7.3 Parents .................................................................................................................................. 25

4.8. Rate of completion ................................................................................................................. 25

4.8.1 Education policy and practice .............................................................................................. 26

4.8.2 Obstacles to equitable accessibility to education ................................................................. 26

CHAPTER FIVE:SUMMARY OF THE MAJOR FINDINGS RECOMMENDATIONS AND

CONCLUSIONS ........................................................................................................................... 27

5.0 Introduction ............................................................................................................................. 27

5.1 Summary of the major findings ............................................................................................... 27

5.2 Conclusions ............................................................................................................................. 27

5.3 Recommendations ................................................................................................................... 28

5.3.1 Government .......................................................................................................................... 28

5.3.2 Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs) .......................................................................... 29

5.3.3 Parents .................................................................................................................................. 30

5.3.4 Pupils .................................................................................................................................... 30

SELECTED REFERENCES ......................................................................................................... 31

Appendix I :An interview schedule for the children ...................................................................... 34

Appendix 2:An interview schedule for teacher ............................................................................. 38

Appendix 3 :An interview schedule for DEO ............................................................................... .40

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SSA, R (2021). The Impact Of Universal Primary Education (Upe) On The Girl Child In Kampala City. Afribary.com: Retrieved June 24, 2021, from https://afribary.com/works/the-impact-of-universal-primary-education-upe-on-the-girl-child-in-kampala-city

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Research, SSA. "The Impact Of Universal Primary Education (Upe) On The Girl Child In Kampala City" Afribary.com (2021). Accessed June 24, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/the-impact-of-universal-primary-education-upe-on-the-girl-child-in-kampala-city