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.
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
This report documents CEF experience, illustrating how civil society can engage in the budget process through budget analysis; tracking disbursement flows through the education system; monitoring expenditure; and lobbying to influence budget allocations to the education sector.