In the mid-1990s, Ugandan primary schools received only one-fifth of intended government capitation grants. A seminal study shows that a grassroots newspaper campaign substantially reduced grant capture and improved educational outcomes.
The Ugandan Government promotes the rapid expansion of secondary education and requires an emphasis on mathematics and science subjects at that level, but has a market approach to the recruitment of teachers.
This publication is part of a series of UNDP-sponsored studies that present methods, tools and good practices to map corruption risks, develop strategies and sustain partnerships to address challenges and tackle corruption in the education, health and water sectors.
This report presents a regional overview of accountability and transparency in primary education management in seven African countries. It has been produced within the framework of Africa Education Watch (AEW).
A national course on “Public expenditure tracking surveys (PETS)” was organised jointly by the International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP-UNESCO) and the Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC), from 09 to 13 March 2009 in Kampala.
Uganda. Education Policy Research Centre; IIEP-UNESCO