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Are our children learning? Uwezo Uganda Report 2012

The third Uwezo Uganda annual report contains a wealth of information on children's learning levels in Uganda, alongside a range of details about the learning environment. The report also contains a summary of findings for each region of Uganda.

Five key facts about learning are presented here.

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Only one out of every ten children assessed in Primary 3 was able to read a Primary 2 level story and correctly solve Primary 2 level numeracy questions up to division level.

Children in private schools performed better than those in government schools in literacy and numeracy in the lower levels.

There were regional differences in literacy and numeracy. For example, two out of every ten children in Central Region could read a Primary 2 level story compared to less than one out of ten children in Eastern Region who could do so.

Where local language literacy tests were given, only one out of every ten children in Primary 3 was able to read and understand Primary 2 level local language.

There were no significant gender differences in literacy and numeracy.

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Organizations: Uwezo Uganda

Pages: 66

Type: Key document

Year: 2013

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