The Status of the Education Sector Development Program /ESDP I: 1997/98 - 2002/ of Ethiopia

Mollaw Abraha Hailu


This study was aimed to assess the status of ESDP I of Ethiopia. To achieve the objective, Evaluative research was considered, and the researcher has developed three basic research questions. Documents such as ESDPs, reports of MoE, other related research findings, and higher officials of MoE and ESDP were taken as population of the study. Of these, by considering their importance, some documents were selected purposively, and the higher officials were also included in the study via snow ball sampling technique. Document analysis and semi-structured interview were used as data collection instruments. And the required data was collected, and analyzed qualitatively. The finding of the analysis indicated how the quality of instructional process neglected in the expense of achieving the universal primary education by 2015.  This means, based on obtained reports, imbalance was observed between supply and demand aspects of the program. In addition to this, lack of awareness of the society towards the program, shortages of required resources, the occurred war between Ethiopia and Eretria etc. considered as faced challenges. Therefore, the MoE and Regional Education Bureaus have to have make a concerted effort and  have to take appropriate actions in order to solve the barriers and bottlenecks related to out-of-school children and enable the education system attain quality education by ESDP V.

Keywords: Education Sector, Policy, Quality education, Status

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