The Ministry of Finance has allocated Shs. 115.9 billion to the Education sector for financial year 2011-2012. Emphasis will be placed on building on the successes of Universal Primary and Secondary Education by giving priority to the following interventions in the next financial year:-
1. Extension of free Universal education to A-level and Business, Technical, Vocational and Education Training (BTVET) beginning in January 2012, Shs. 58.8 billion has been allocated. In addition, there will be scaling up of Universal Secondary Education with an additional allocation of Shs. 20.3 billion for the capitation grant;
2. Provision of Shs. 9.2 billion for the necessary physical infrastructure and Shs. 12.9 billion for personnel cost to address quality constraints at all levels of the education sector as well as Shs. 1.8 billion for enhanced inspection of schools;
3. Support private sector vocational institutions with equipment, key staff and salaries as well as enhanced inspection of schools; and
4. Development and retention of a pool of national expertise in the emerging mining, oil and gas industries. This will be done through undertaking quick skills mapping and supporting the existing vocational and tertiary institutions to start or expand programmes for the required skills.
The legal and institutional framework for the proposed Student Loan Scheme for University Education will be completed in the course of next financial year and will be implemented in the future.
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