Re-entry Policy Implementation Effectiveness: a Case of Secondary Schools in Lusaka, District, Zambia

International Journal of Asian Education

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Title Re-entry Policy Implementation Effectiveness: a Case of Secondary Schools in Lusaka, District, Zambia
 
Creator Muyunda, Gift
 
Subject Re-entry
policy
Implementation
 
Description The overall purpose of this study was from an educational management perspective to explore the effectiveness of the re-entry policy implementation in public schools in Lusaka District, Zambia, and highlight the missing links between the stipulated re-entry policy of 1997 and the actual practice on the ground in terms of its implementation in secondary schools. This study was qualitative and employed a case study approach, and standard open-ended interviews were used to obtain data from the district education officers, headteachers, teachers, and parents to teen mothers. The study's findings imply that the re-entry policy implementation in the selected secondary schools is not practical to a high degree. The study findings further indicated that the policy is silent, and there is no awareness of the policy in secondary schools due to unclear policy goals and objectives. The study findings also indicated no sense of ownership of the policy by stakeholders responsible for implementing the policy. Further, the study concluded that secondary schools' policy implementation is not practical because there are no clear stated objectives, implementation and monitoring strategies, financial, human, and legal resources. Hence, this study recommended that the Ministry of General Education redesign the policy, including all stakeholders in the formulation process, and clearly state its goals and objectives to ensure future successful implementation.
 
Publisher Research and Education Development (READ) Institute
 
Date 2021-05-13
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
 
Format application/pdf
application/epub+zip
 
Identifier https://ijae.journal-asia.education/index.php/data/article/view/151
10.46966/ijae.v2i2.151
 
Source International Journal of Asian Education; Vol. 2 No. 2 (2021): IJAE Vol. 02, No. 2, June 2021; 167-181
2722-8592
2723-746X
10.46966/ijae.v2i2
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://ijae.journal-asia.education/index.php/data/article/view/151/85
https://ijae.journal-asia.education/index.php/data/article/view/151/86
https://ijae.journal-asia.education/index.php/data/article/view/151/87
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2021 Gift Muyunda
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
 

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