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School attainment, parental education and gender in Cote D"Ivoire and Ghana

Aysit Tansel

School attainment, parental education and gender in Cote D"Ivoire and Ghana

by Aysit Tansel

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Published by Economic Growth Center, Yale University in New Haven, Conn .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby Aysit Tansel.
SeriesCenter discussion papers -- no.692
ContributionsYale University. Economic Growth Center.
The Physical Object
Pagination38p. :
Number of Pages38
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18314940M

Gender Preference in Primary School Enrolment among Households in Northern Region, Ghana Narrowing and eliminating enrolment gaps between male and female children has become a policy issue of governments in developing countries especially with the introduction of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and the post Sustainable Development Author: Tia Abdul-Kabiru Mahama, Paul Kwame Nkegbe. Source: Ghana, Ministry of Education, Science and Sports: Preliminary Education Sector Performance Report Sixty-four percent of children of primary school age in Ghana are attending primary school, see Table 4 below. The regional differentials show at least six out of every ten children aged areFile Size: KB.

  Education influences aspects of demographic behaviour and outcomes including a child sex preference. Sex preferences of children have been studied in different societies because of its associated social and demographic implications. Using the Ghana Demographic and Health Survey, we examined the association between educational attainment and sex Cited by: 4. Abstract. Cambodia has experienced remarkable educational expansion at all levels since the fall of the Khmer Rouge in (Ayres ), yet provision of basic education 1 to all children remains challenging (Chhinh and Dy ). Two major obstacles hamper the provision of basic education to all children: (a) low transition rates from primary to lower secondary school, 2 and Cited by: 1.

children do not write external examination to progress to the JHS, about 25% of primary school children in Ghana dropped out of school due to poor academic performance, while another % cited school conditions, migration, or distance between school and home as reasons for not progressing (Boakye et al., ; cited in UNICEF, 86).File Size: KB. Parental Involvement in Education in Ghana: The Case of a Private Elementary School. Anthony Kudjo Donkor school value education. Information gained from this exploratory study will contribute to the knowledge base on the nature of parental support — specifically, perceptions and the valuing educational attainment, occupational.


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School attainment, parental education and gender in Cote D"Ivoire and Ghana by Aysit Tansel Download PDF EPUB FB2

Gender, education, and employment in Cote d'Ivoire (English) Abstract. This paper uses recent survey data to investigate gender differences in education and labor market participation. The authors found that the two are inter-linked. Gender related differences in education and labor market participation cannot be explained Cited by: middle school attainment of children of both genders in both Cote d™Ivoire and Ghana.

The cost of secondary school is quite important in Cote d™Ivoire, it is both the middle school and secondary school costs those are important in reducing the probability of primary and post-primary school attainment. These factors are strongerFile Size: KB. Gender and Education in Ghana Bibliography Prepared by: Camfed Ghana Gender differences in parental investment in education, Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, 9 (4), pp Education demand and age at school enrolment in Tanzania.

The Journal of Human Resources, 35(1) pp Bruce, J., Investing in the File Size: KB. This study examines the determinants of school attendance and attainment in Ghana with a view to deriving implications for policy direction. Using micro-level data from the Ghana living standards surveys, our gender disaggregated probit models on current school attendance and attainment show that parental education and household resources are.

Ghana has made good progress towards increasing access to education and narrowing gender gaps. Inthe Ministry of Education abolished school fees nationwide in basic education and introduced a capitation grant for all basic schools after a successful pilot in Dinah Ani-Asamoah Marbuah: Influence of Parental Income and Educational Attainment on Children’s Years of Schooling: Case of Ghana 2 study of science and technology related subjects, scholarship packages and a convenient school schedule designed for girls to enable them execute their domestic chores where.

Parental education at the primary level had larger effects in Cote dIvoire for both genders. Parental effects at the middle- and post-middle-school level were larger in Cote dIvoire. Int. Educational Development, Vol.

Printed in Great Britain /93 S + Pergamon Press Ltd SCHOOL ATTAINMENT AND GENDER: ATTITUDES OF KENYAN AND MALAWIAN PARENTS TOWARD EDUCATING GIRLS JEAN DAVISON Chancellor College, University of Malawi, Zomba, Malawi Abstract This paper Cited by: 1. Introduction. Ghana has achieved significant strides in the provision of basic education for all children, however, the sector is still bedeviled with drawbacks and limitations (Akyeampong et al., ).Although gross primary enrolment rates exceed percent, net enrolment rates were about 84 percent in (Ministry of Education, ).Net primary enrolment rates of less Cited by: 3.

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"This study examines the determinants of school attendance and attainment in Ghana with a view to deriving implications for policy direction. The effect of household resources on current school attendance is higher for daughters than it is for sons. It appears that for Cited by: IMPACT OF CHILD MARRIAGE ON LITERACY AND EDUCATION ATTAINMENT IN AFRICA Minh Cong Nguyen and Quentin Wodon1 Child marriage has been referred to as a hidden crisis – and is an issue that is now being considered directly at high levels in development Size: KB.

gender-specific data are provided in the file (see the tables labelled ‘Table COY’ and ‘Table COZ’). Highest level of education attained by non-student adults ( year-olds) by the migrant status of the parents, with the educational attainment of adults again grouped into ‘below upperFile Size: KB.

Keywords—Academic attainment, Parental factors, students, Oyo State, Nigeria. had been conducted on such issues like gender differences, teachers’ education and teaching styles, class environments, relationship between parental involvement and secondary school students’ academic achievement, [8] revealed.

Studies on parental school involvement in Ghana are scanty, but there are a few studies that had secondary school education, % had university degrees, and % of the students were in study were age, gender, family structure, parental education, and Cited by: Gender, education, and employment in Cote d'Ivoire / Simon Appleton, Paul Collier, and Paul Horsnell.

cm.-(Social dimensions of adjustment in Sub-Saharan Africa, ISSN X; working paper no. Policy analysis) Includes bibliographical references. ISBN 1. Women-Employment-Ivory Coast. Women-Education-Ivory Coast. I File Size: 5MB. The mean schooling attainment of parents and children in the sample was years for men and years for women in Cote dIvoire and about 5 years for men and 3.

Section 2: Going to School in Ghana This section provides some basic contextual information on the state of education in Ghana. Spending overview Spending on education in was 23% of government budget (EFA target was 20%) and % of GDP (EFA target was 6%)2.

The Fast Track Initiative (FTI) evaluation (Allsop et al,File Size: KB. Influence of parental education and family income on children’s education in rural Uganda Global Education Review is a publication of The School of Education at Mercy College, New York.

This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the. Government has identified improving the quality of education as a national priority. In an effort to improve education outcomes for all learners, the Department of Basic Education (DBE) has introduced a number of programmes at school.

However, the role of parents and guardians in their children’s education is vital. v Figure Education Poverty .implemented to improve the status of girls' education in Ghana. This policy brief is based on a full study called, 'Strategies to Promote Girls' Education in Ghana: A look at their relevance, impact and effectiveness' see In this brief the impact and effectiveness of the major programs and education.education Learning 1.

Proportion of children and young people (a) in Grade 2 or 3; (b) at the end of primary education; and (c) at the end of lower secondary education achieving at least a minimum proficiency level in (i) reading and (ii) mathematics, by sex Early Childhood Readiness for primary school 8.

Proportion of children File Size: 2MB.