Tuesday, 19 June 2012

Is Uganda losing quality education battle to businessmen?

For years Uganda has enjoyed the advantage of providing better quality education in East Africa. Thousands of students from neighbouring countries have often sought higher education from Uganda compared to Ugandans studying in those countries.

However, there is a growing fear that this advantage may soon wane. The fear stems from the introduction of Universal Primary /Secondary Education that has been marred by compromises on the quality of students produced. Several surveys have shown that pupils from such public schools offering free education cannot read or solve simple arithmetic.
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Students in Uganda
Students in Uganda (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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