Vol.12 No.4 Citizens' Experiences With School Infrastructure And Learning Inputs In Public Primary S
19 August, 2014
Education has been acknowledged as one of the ways through which poverty and other forms of deprivation can be eliminated. As a result, governments and policy makers all over the world have been exploring ways through which the promised benefits of education can be harnessed. The Government of Ghana, in attaining its Education for All (EFA) targets of ensuring improved primary school access and equity, as well as educational quality and learning outcomes for all children by 2015, has since 2004 implemented various policy initiatives and interventions. Among these are the 2003-2015 Education Strategy Plan (ESP), the School Fee Abolition Program (or Capitation Grant), Nutrition and School Feeding programs, training and upgrading of teachers, especially in the area of Science, Mathematics, and Information Communication and Technology (ICT) education, provision of free textbooks, furniture and infrastructure.