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The education system of Uganda has gone through a number of changes since the colonial period. After attaining her independence in 1962 from Britain, several commissions and committees were formed to look into the education system and recommendations from time to time were reached for purposes of ensuring the achievement of educational goals. The implementation of these recommendations has greatly influenced the education system’s implementation in Uganda. This paper provides a critical analysis of the educational challenges of the operating education system at the primary and secondary levels, and the policies under it with a view of highlighting the prospects. Lastly the writer makes recommendations and a conclusion.


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Kamonges, W. (2021). Primary and Secondary Education in Uganda: Challenges and Prospects. Interdisciplinary Journal of Education, 4(1), 78–87.


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