Risks, Vulnerability and Primary Education in Sudan

Hisham Mohamed Hassan

University of Khartoum - Faculty of Economic and Social Studies

April 13, 2010

This paper has dealt with risks and vulnerability facing primary education in Sudan at micro and macro levels. Sudan is exerting great efforts to achieve a good progress in primary education system as indicated by GER, however, the system is still facing weakness in different ways. The pupils in Sudan suffer from different kinds of risks and vulnerable that our communities have failed to handle; at home (parents, adults, etc), at school (teachers), and at community level (laws, policy, etc).

The paper has also shown that for children, the experience of risk, vulnerability at micro and macro levels is shaped by four broad characteristics. Multidimensionality, changes over the course of pupils, relational nature, and voicelessness.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 8

Keywords: risks, vulnerability, primary education, Sudan

JEL Classification: I10, I21, I28

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Date posted: April 13, 2010  

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Hassan , Hisham Mohamed, Risks, Vulnerability and Primary Education in Sudan (April 13, 2010). Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1588965 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1588965

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Hisham Mohamed Hassan (Contact Author)
University of Khartoum - Faculty of Economic and Social Studies ( email )
Dept of Econometrics and Social Statistics
Khartoum, Khartoum
HOME PAGE: http://www.uofk.edu
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