CURRENT SCHOOLING

FACTS ABOUT UGANDAN SCHOOLING

  • The UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) has estimated that 68% of children in Uganda who enroll in primary school are likely to drop out before finishing the prescribed seven years mainly due to lack of money.

  • A 2012 study found that in primary seven, the final class in the primary cycle, 2 out of every 10 pupils could not read a primary two-level story.

 

  • Only 12% of the teaching population are womem

 

  • In Uganda, a child who quits attending school is three times more likely to be HIV positive later on in life than a child who completes basic education.

  • Girls only stay in school an average of 9 years