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Role of Capitation Grants on Quality of Secondary Schools Education: The Case of Bagamoyo District

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Show simple item record Mwanzalila, Titus 2020-07-16T06:19:09Z 2020-07-16T06:19:09Z 2013
dc.identifier.citation APA en_US
dc.description A Dissertation Submitted to Mzumbe University – Dar Es Salaam Campus College in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirement for Award of Master of Science in Accounting and Finance (MSc. A&F) of Mzumbe University. en_US
dc.description.abstract Countries worldwide are making good progress towards reducing the number of out-of-school children. Specifically, Sub-Saharan Africa has witnessed an extraordinary increase in enrolment between 1998/99 and 2002/03. Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa have been exploring ways of improving their education systems in order to achieve their commitment to education for all. Ensuring that children have access to free, compulsory and good quality education is receiving considerable attention from governments and aid agencies alike. Many studies have been conducted on the effects of these systems on education outcomes. The capitation grant creates a simple mechanism for fund reach the school level for quality improvements. This study was conducted to examine the impact of capitation grants on quality of secondary education in Bagamoyo District. Data were collected through interview, questionnaires as well as reviewing other secondary sources including reports, memos and charters. Findings were processed through Ms Excel for their interpretation and analysis so as to answer three specific research questions: (i) How does capitation grants being governed in secondary Schools? (ii) What are the impacts of capitation grants at school level? (iii) What is the relationship between capitation grant and student’s academic performance? Findings indicate that capitation grants are not adequate to meet all requirements of secondary schools in Bagamoyo and thus the quality of education has not improved to the desired level. The study therefore, recommends the government to increase the amount of capitation so as to improve quality of education in secondary schools. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Individual en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Mzumbe University en_US
dc.subject Capitation Grants en_US
dc.subject Secondary Schools - Tanzania en_US
dc.subject Quality Education en_US
dc.title Role of Capitation Grants on Quality of Secondary Schools Education: The Case of Bagamoyo District en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US

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