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Access, Quality, and the Global Learning Crisis – Insights from Ugandan Primary Education - Oxford Scholarship Online
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Access, Quality, and the Global Learning Crisis: Insights from Ugandan Primary Education

Sarah Kabay


Around the world, 250 million children cannot read, write, or perform basic mathematics. They represent almost 40 percent of all primary school-aged children. This situation has come to be called the “Global Learning Crisis,” and it is one of the most critical challenges facing the world today. Work to address this situation depends on how it is understood. Typically, the Global Learning Crisis and efforts to improve primary education are defined in relation to two terms: access and quality. This book is focused on the connection between them. In a mixed-methods case study, this book provides ... More

Keywords: primary education, Global Learning Crisis, Uganda, Africa

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9780192896865
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2021 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780192896865.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Sarah Kabay, author
Education Program Director, Innovations for Poverty Action