Are our children learning? Uwezo Uganda Sixth Learning Assessment Report 2016
This report presents fndings from Uwezo’s sixth household-based survey and assessment of children’s learning in Uganda that was conducted between September and October 2015. Uwezo (Swahili word meaning ‘capability’) is the assessment arm of Twaweza East Africa, a regional organisaton that works on enabling children to learn, citzens to exercise agency and governments to be more open and responsive in Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania. Twaweza pursues the three ideals of children learning, actve citzens and responsive authorites through the generaton, analysis and communicaton of data, ideas and stories. In Uganda, the inaugural Uwezo assessment was conducted in 2010, and the frst report launched in 2011. Today in its seventh year, the Uwezo assessment is part of the People’s Acton for Learning (PAL) network, which links (so far) thirteen countries in three contnents to measure the basic literacy and numeracy competencies of children, at the household.