MPs Warn Minister on Funding Gaps in Education Sector

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First Lady Janet Museveni appearing before parliament's education committee. Olive Nakatudde

First Lady Janet Museveni appearing before parliament's education committee. Login to license this image from 1$.

In short
According to the Ministry of Education and Sports ministerial policy statement, there is a funding shortfall of 18 billion Shillings needed for the next cohort of students under the Students Loan Scheme. This is in addition to recruitment of 2,000 science teachers for secondary schools that also requires 18 billion Shillings, construction of 100 primary schools costed at 49.1 billion and 20 secondary schools in sub-counties without any government-aided secondary school costed at 9.4 billion Shillings.

 

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