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Title Improving learning in Uganda. Vol. I, Community-led school feeding practices / Innocent Mulindwa Najjumba [and others]
Published Washington, D.C. : World Bank, [2013]
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 87 pages) : illustrations
Series World Bank Studies
World Bank studies.
Contents Cover; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; About the Authors; Abbreviations; Executive Summary; Study Methodology and Scope; Results; Tables; Table O.1: Summary of Existing Community-Led Practices; Issues for the Government to Consider; Possible Strategic Actions; Recommendations for Next Steps; Chapter 1 Introduction; Background and Rationale; Figures; Figure 1.1: Learner Absenteeism by Grade, UNPS 2009/10; Figure 1.2: Most Serious Problems Faced by Schools as Identified by Headteachers, UNPS 2009/10; Figure 1.3: Children 6-12, Who Are in Primary School and Had No Breakfast, UNHS 2009/10
Box 3.3: School Gardening for School Feeding in Bulawula Primary School, Kayunga DistrictBox 3.4: School Gardening for School Feeding in Okure Primary School Community, Soroti District, with Support from the WFP; Figure 3.2: Percentage of Primary School Who Get Lunch at School; QEI Baseline, Uganda 2009/10; Figure 3.3: Percentage of Primary School that Provide Lunch at School; UNPS, 2009/10; Table 3.4: SWOT Analysis of Hot Meals at School; Returning Home for Lunch by Pupils; Table 3.5: SWOT Analysis of Food Vending and Canteens at School
Figure 1.4: Percentage of Pupils Who Get Breakfast at Home QEI Baseline, Uganda 2009; Figure 1.5: Teachers Who Think That Lack of Food Causes Absenteeism at Lower Primary: QEI Baseline, Uganda 2009; Figure 1.6: Teachers Who Think That Lack of Meals Causes Absenteeism at Upper Primary: QEI Baseline, Uganda 2009; School Feeding and Learning-Scientific Evidence; Methodology; Report Structure; Note; Chapter 2 The National Policy Framework on School Feeding; Note; Chapter 3 Community-Led School Feeding Practices; Home-Packed Food for Consumption by Pupils at School
Figure 3.1: Percentage of Pupils Who Carry Their Own Lunch to School by District, QEI Uganda 2009Table 3.1: SWOT Analysis of Home-Packed Meals; Preparation and Provision of Hot Meals to Pupils at School; Boxes; Box 3.1: Home-Packed Meals for Pupils in St. Elizabeth Bujuni Primary School, Kibaale District; Table 3.2: Type of Contributions Made, by Observed School and District, Uganda 2011; Box 3.2: In-Kind Food Contributions in Kotolut Primary School, Bukedea District; Table 3.3: Cash Contributions for Hot Meals, by School, and Estimated Cost for DEOs and Head Teachers
Figure 3.4: Percentage of Primary Pupils Who Go Home for Lunch QEI Baseline, Uganda 2009; Table 3.6: SWOT Analysis of Pupils Going Home for Lunch; Community Contributions to Externally Supported Initiatives; Box 3.5: Millennium Village Project in Itungu Mixed Primary School of Isingiro District; Table 3.7: SWOT Analysis of Community Contributions; Chapter 4 Emerging Issues for Consideration; Coverage of Community-Led Initiatives; Table 4.1: Selected Schools by Region, Enrollment, and Coverage of the Observed School Feeding Option, Uganda 2011
Summary This report is among the first analyses in Africa to examine how parents and communities have taken up the challenge of feeding their children during the school day. It carries important messages for countries throughout Africa and beyond that are seeking to develop sustainable, community-led school feeding programs. Many school systems in Africa have expanded through the introduction of mass education. Uganda has been at the forefront of this reform process and currently grappling with improving the quality of education as is the case with many other countries in the region. Quality enhancemen
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 85-87)
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Subject Children -- Nutrition -- Uganda -- Case studies.
School children -- Food -- Uganda -- Case studies.
School improvement programs -- Uganda.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Najjumba, Innocent Mulindwa.
ISBN 0821397443 (ebk.)
1283971062 (MyiLibrary)
9780821397442 (ebk.)
9781283971065 (MyiLibrary)
Other Titles Community-led school feeding practices