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The determinants of school attendance and attainment in Ghana

Harry A. Sackey

The determinants of school attendance and attainment in Ghana

a gender perspective

by Harry A. Sackey

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Published by African Economic Research Consortium in Nairobi .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Harry A. Sackey.
SeriesAERC research paper -- 173
The Physical Object
Pagination34 p. ;
Number of Pages34
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22554485M
ISBN 109966778187
LC Control Number2008345025

Globally, progress has been made in terms of increasing access and use of antenatal care ANC as a means for improved pregnancy outcomes. The ZDHS used a two-stage stratified sampling. Methods: Data stem from the Zambia Demographic and Health Survey for women, aged 15—49 years, who reported ever having been pregnant in the 5 years preceding the survey. It provides guidelines for legislation and standards and demonstrates ways of collecting and using data in the fight to end child labour.

Highlighting the importance of a conducive and receptive socioeconomic environment at the local level as a precondition for successful decentralization, the second section of the volume focuses on the social networks, informal groups and community-based organizations that can act as a vehicle by which administrative authority is effectively devolved to local level institutions and through which the potential for abuse can be either checked or fostered. London: MacMillan Press. The challenge women face in Zambia is attending the recommended four or more ANC visits, and this was the focus of this study. However, these educational attainment-associated differentials observed in this population may also suggest that access to health care is still driven by inequity-related dynamics and imbalances with the poor and predominantly rural uneducated groups experiencing limited access.

For example, Belgium and Canada have roughly similar average outcomes; but Canada has a higher share of students that achieve minimum proficiency, while Belgium has a larger share of students who achieve advanced proficiency. In: Durlauf, S. Methodologically, this study is unusual in the use of instrumental variable techniques to deal with unobserved factors associated with both parental schooling and student performance. London: MacMillan Press. See Appendix I for a Table of Contents for this issue, showing the article titles and authors who are included.


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The determinants of school attendance and attainment in Ghana book

For those who had their first booking in the second trimester, there was no difference in both the groups. Furthermore, more qualitative research may be required to explore the associated challenges and seek to understand why some pregnant women do not attend ANC, despite availability of services.

Participation in the survey was based on informed and voluntary consent.

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The women whose partners had attained higher education level were two times more likely to attend four visits than those whose partners had no education OR 2.

Fertilizer use on rice appears only marginally profitable and highly variable across years. For example, eight more universities were established between and Doctors might offer ultrasound, blood tests, or other screening tests to detect fetal abnormalities, which if not corrected may lead to complications later.

Interestingly, partner education was among the factors associated with the attendance of the recommended number of ANC by pregnant women. Tertiary education was first introduced to Zimbabwe in by the University College of Rhodesia and Nyasalandnow known as the University of Zimbabwe.

A majority of teaching colleges in Zimbabwe are for primary education training, leaving less opportunity to meet the demand of trained secondary school teachers. Preliminary results show that younger farmers and recent migrants are most likely to be socially invisible. In the majority of developing countries, net enrollment rates are higher than attendance rates.

These include both historic estimates and projections. The authors recommend specific measures to increase participation in education.

Integrative Analysis We have begun the process of preparing a synthesis volume that will draw together all the various aspects of the research that we have conducted over the past few years.

This report recommends strategies to increase educational possibilities for migrant and seasonal child workers in agriculture, including illegal workers, and suggests ways to improve oversight by the United States Department of Labor.

Education Skill Premium. Also, we are grateful to Rosalia Dambe, Mumbi Chola, and Lungowe Sitali for the technical support throughout the process. At the same time, the push for decentralization, and for better allocation, monitoring, and implementation of public expenditure has raised more questions than it has answered.

Rich countries, on the other hand, tend to be less clustered. Poverty and household composition are also an influence. Empowerment and Institutions II. The estimates in the visualization correspond to regional averages of total year of schooling for females years of agedivided by the corresponding regional averages for males years of age.

Secondary and tertiary education have also seen drastic growth, with global average years of schooling being much higher now than a hundred years ago. At the secondary school age the reverse is true, more boys than girls are out of secondary school. He teaches econ 21, 35, and This study investigates how changes in poverty affect maternal and child health in Zambia, especially when analyzing the effects of equity in the utilization of health services.

As we can see, learning outcomes tend to be much higher in richer countries; but differences across countries are very large, even among countries with similar income per capita.

Education in Zimbabwe

And in other regions it was even much unequal than that, in Sub-Sahran Africa women had only 0.This book towards interventions in human resources for health in Ghana is a collaborative effort between the government of Ghana and the World Bank, was developed to assist the ministry of health to obtain an overview of the unique human resources for health (HRH) challenges that Ghana atlasbowling.com: Roshini Ebenezer, Harriet Nannynonjo.

SCHOOL DROPOUT AND SUBSEQUENT OFFENDING: DISTINGUISHING SELECTION FROM CAUSATION By Gary Allen Sweeten Thesis submitted to the Faculty of the Graduate School of the University of Maryland, College Park in partial fulfillment Of the requirements of the degree of Master of Arts Advisory Committee: Professor Shawn D.

Bushway, Chair. In the paper we discuss research in which we were asked to design an action research project to improve school attendance in Ghana, with special reference to the relatively low attendance of girls.

To this end we provide a literature review of school attendance with international, African and Ghanaian foci. than mere school enrollment, are power-fully related to individual earnings, to the distribution of income, and to economic growth.

Analysis of School Enrollment in Ghana: A Sequential Approach

And the magnitude of the challenge is clear—international comparisons reveal even larger defi cits in cognitive skills than in school enrollment and attainment in deloping ev ountc ies.r.

Revised UPE policies were instated in andcalling for the elimination of fees, but these policies remain underfunded. Currently, Nigeria maintains a formal policy of free primary education for all, but education is funded at less than 1% of GDP, and primary school Cited by: This paper analyses the determinants of child labour in Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana and Zambia in relationship to school attendance.

It finds transportation costs to have the greatest effect on child labour and school attendance. Poverty and household composition are also an influence.