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ERIC Number: EJ597851
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0305-0068
School Enrolment Patterns in Rural Ghana: A Comparative Study of the Impact of Location, Gender, Age and Health on Children's Access to Basic Schooling.
Fentiman, Alicia; Hall, Andrew; Bundy, Donald
Comparative Education, v35 n3 p331-49 Nov 1999
A school census of three rural regions of Ghana examined enrollments, student age and gender, age at first enrollment, gender disparities among classes, dropouts, and the proportion of never-enrolled children. Focus group discussions with parents, teachers, and children highlighted major obstacles confronting education: child labor, health problems, disadvantaged locations, and low female enrollment. (Contains 33 references.) (Author/SV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Ghana