Costs, Access and Equity in Basic Education in Ghana, Dr. Louis Boakye-Yiadom

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Costs, Access and Equity in Basic Education in Ghana, Dr. Louis Boakye-Yiadom

  1. 1. BASIC EDUCATION AND ISSUES OF COSTS, ACCESS, AND EQUITY: EVIDENCE FROM GHANA (1991-2006)<br />Louis Boakye-Yiadom<br />
  2. 2. Introduction<br /><ul><li>The importance of basic education to the improvement in wellbeing;
  3. 3. Ghana’s efforts towards the provision of basic education for all;
  4. 4. Issues of costs, access, and equity;
  5. 5. This study’s use of GLSS data to examine the issues;
  6. 6. Poor and rural children are more vulnerable to educational deprivation.</li></li></ul><li>Key Findings<br />
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  11. 11. Policy Recommendations<br /><ul><li>The improvement of the capitation grant scheme;
  12. 12. The school feeding programme should also be enhanced;
  13. 13. The bridging of the rural-urban welfare gap to improve educational access</li></li></ul><li>Thank You!<br />

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