Education Inputs in Uganda: An Analysis of Factors by Harriet Nannyonjo

By Harriet Nannyonjo

This record relies on a research triggered by means of the necessity for better effectiveness within the use of schooling assets in Uganda. Uganda's challenge with expanding source constraints for schooling is usual in lots of constructing nations and the teachings realized during this examine will be of large curiosity. at the moment, Uganda allocates over 31 percentage of its discretionary recurrent expenditure to schooling and sixty seven percentage of this can be allotted to fundamental schooling. Given expanding pressures at the budgets, there's have to enforce suggestions targeting these inputs probably to enhance pupil studying. an enormous obstacle to rational choice making during this region is lack of information approximately what interventions paintings most sensible and below what conditions. with no this data, govt might proceed spending scarce assets on inputs that won't at once give a contribution to pupil studying success.

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Funding Per Pupil13 Table 11 indicates funding per pupil by school location. Urban schools had higher mean funding per pupil U Sh 37,772. compared to rural schools with U Sh 12,093. The results of this study indicate that government schools had lower mean funding per pupil U Sh 12,956 compared to private schools with U Sh 66,406. Results also indicate a high level of variation as demonstrated by the high range as well as high standard deviation. Per pupil funding in Government-aided schools ranged between U Sh 673 to U Sh 141,983 while that of private schools ranged from U Sh 2,839 to U Sh 195,312.

0018 0 0 50000 100000 150000 200000 Funding Per Pupil 250000 300000 Education Inputs In Uganda 33 scores compared to those who attend schools with low funding per pupil. These correlation results are in line with those of the regression analysis (Appendix A). Analysis of the Relationship between Funding Per Pupil and Pupils’ Test Scores The results of this study are consistent with those of earlier studies, including Hanushek’s (1991) review of 187 studies, Alderman and others (1996) who found no systematic relationship between school expenditures and student performance.

7 percent. 01. 7 percent less in English and 6 percent in mathematics compared to their counterparts in urban schools. 01) for English and mathematics respectively, both in favour of urban schools. The dummy variable representing school location shows that pupil’s mathematics test score was 7 points higher when a pupil was in an urban school as compared to those in a rural school. 05. For English, the dummy variable representing school location indicated that a pupil’s English test score was 16 points higher when a pupil was in an urban school as compared to when a pupil was in a rural school.

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