In 1997 the Ugandan government introduced the UPE programme in order to imporve enrolment and attendance of learners in schools. According to the analysis of figures from UNEB and Education & Sports sector annual reports (ESSAPR, 2017), over 5 million children of school going age in Uganda have dropped out of school before P.7 in the last 20 years. In 15 years (8 primary school cycles) over 4.9 million pupils, about 42.6% of the 11.5 million who started, dropped out.
What Policy (policies) should government enact to improve effective and efficient UPE program in Uganda?
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