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Title: Children's educational completion rates and achievement : implications for Ethiopia's second poverty reduction strategy (2006-10)
Authors: Woldehanna, Tassew
Jones, Nicola
Tefera, Bekele
Keywords: EDUCATIONAL STATISTICS
LITERACY
QUALITY OF EDUCATION
CHILDHOOD POVERTY
PRIMARY SCHOOL ENROLMENT
EDUCATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT
ETHIOPIA
Date: 2005
Publisher: Young lives, London, GB
Series/Report no.: Working paper / Young lives; no. 18
Abstract: The major development objectives of the Ethiopian Government are to reduce poverty and improve primary school enrolment and educational achievement (SDPRP, 2002). However, education performance indicators show that only access‑related targets have been achieved, while educational quality declined in most respects. Drawing on a sample of 1,000 children aged 7.5 to 8.5 years old from twenty sentinel sites, the Young Lives project sought to understand the determinants of school completion and achievement at the household, community, regional and national levels across different regions of Ethiopia. The paper identifies the specific factors associated with primary school completion/dropout rates, and educational achievement and performance of children, and assesses the mechanisms through which these factors are influential...
ISBN: 1-904427-19-7
Project Number: 102447
Project Title: Young Lives - Assessing the Impact of Ethiopia's SDPRP on Child Well-Being
Access: IDRC Only
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