Implementation of Fee Free Policy in the Provision of Secondary Education in Tanzania: A Case of Gairo District.

Haidari, Abeid (2021) Implementation of Fee Free Policy in the Provision of Secondary Education in Tanzania: A Case of Gairo District. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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This study investigated the implementation of fee free policy in the provision of secondary education in Tanzania. In this study, the sample of 80 respondents was chosen by convenience sampling. The main objective of this study was to investigate the implementation of Fee Education Policy in provision of Secondary Education in Tanzania. A case of Gairo District. Primary data were collected from the respondents who were given self- administered questionnaire. The data were analysed by descriptive statistics using SPSS. The major finding suggests that government and development partners were the major source of finance of the fee free programme for secondary education. Fee free education has played key role in increasing the budget and expenditure to overall education sector. The study also found that due to increased budget, school facilities and learning materials were improved. The study further suggests that the battle against improvement of education quality has not come to an end. The findings also suggest that, fee free programme has increased secondary school classrooms and toilets but limited evidence exists as to the improvement of the office buildings and teachers’ houses. However, other findings show that delay of project funds and limited financial resource has been acting as barriers to the implementation of fee free education policy. The study recommends that funds should be equally released and more funds directed to the construction of teacher’s houses and office buildings. Keywords: Fee Free Education Policy, Education Financing under PED and Financing Education in Tanzania

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 300 Social Sciences > 370 Education
Divisions: Faculty of Education > Department of Policy Planning and Administration
Depositing User: Mr Habibu Kazimzuri
Date Deposited: 17 Jan 2023 14:27
Last Modified: 17 Jan 2023 14:27

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