Essays about: "Africa"

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  1. 1. EDUCATIONAL QUALITY AND EQUITY IN SOUTH AFRICA: EVIDENCE FROM TIMSS 2015

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

    Author : Ernest Mensah; [2020-09-09]
    Keywords : educational quality; educational equity; teacher quality; instructional quality; teacher qualification; teacher confidence; ocisoeconomic status; ; two-level structural equation modelling; TIMSS; South Africa;

    Abstract : Aim:This study aims to investigate the relationship between teacher qualification and characteristics, teacher instructional quality, students’ family socioeconomic background, and student mathematics achievement with the South Africa data from TIMSS 2015.Theory:The dynamic model of educational effectiveness, proposed by Creemers and Kyriakides (2008) in understanding variables within each level and across different levels related (such as student-level and classroom-level), and Input-Process-Outcome (IPO) model, proposed by Goe (2007) was used as the theoretical framework which leads the selection of variables and was operationalized with the achievement and contextual data available in South Africa TIMSS 2015 data. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Effectiveness of Education Aid

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Martin Bergström; Axel Garå; [2020-06-30]
    Keywords : Education; Aid; Corruption; Growth; Sub-Saharan Africa;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the impact of aid allocated to education on economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa. Our study includes 37 countries within the region during the time period 2005-2018, with intentions to follow up on Elizabeth Asiedu’s (2014) study 1990-2004. READ MORE

  3. 3. Age-disparate Partnerships and Socioeconomic Status - a study on HIV risk for adolescent girls and young women in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Beatrice Holgersson; Iina Ojala; [2020-06-30]
    Keywords : Socioeconomic status; HIV; Age disparate partnership; Adolescent girls young women; 90-90-90 treatment targets;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the relationship between socioeconomic status and age-disparate partnerships for adolescent girls and young women aged 15-24 in KwaZulu-Natal. Age-disparate partnering is defined as engaging in a sexual partnership with a partner five years older or more. READ MORE

  4. 4. Life skills education: Reducing sexual risk behaviour among young women in South Africa? Analysing the effect of life skills education on life skills knowledge, sexual risk behaviour and HIV prevalence

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Sandra Jaballah; Anna Wallin; [2020-06-29]
    Keywords : AIDS; Behavioural Health; HIV; Life skills education; Life skills knowledge; Sexual risk behaviour; South Africa;

    Abstract : South Africa is considered to be the epicentre of the HIV pandemic and its women are disproportionally affected by the disease. A key strategy to prevent and mitigate the spread of HIV infection is the implementation of life skills education in all primary and secondary schools. READ MORE

  5. 5. Which firm characteristics determine access to finance for SMEs within the East African Community?

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    Author : Joseph Fridner; Emil Jonsson; [2020-06-29]
    Keywords : SME; access to finance; East African Community; sub-Saharan Africa; logit; FDR; asymmetric information;

    Abstract : Financial constraints among SMEs are generally more prevalent in the developing world than in the developed world, but SMEs in sub-Saharan Africa stand out as being particularly constrained. Previous studies also show causal links between access to finance and company growth and increased prosperity. READ MORE