Survey on secondary school dropouts in Uganda launched

The lead research economist conducting secondary school dropout survey, Dr John Mayanja Bbale presenting the survey questioner during the inception workshop at Makerere university college of business & management sciences on March 18, 2020 to participants. Courtesy photo

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  • This, therefore, calls for a study on determinants of secondary school dropout and design policies with consultation with all stakeholders that shall enable retention of children in secondary school,” Dr Bbale explained.

  • Dr Bbale said based on the latest 15 sub-regions of Uganda as defined by UBOS and that the districts were selected based on the rate of secondary school dropouts.

The first ever-independent survey to establish reasons why students drop out of secondary schools has been launched.


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