Policy Briefs

This policy brief provides recommendations for policy and practice interventions to close the gender gap in educational achievement in Rwanda. The recommendations are based on research carried out into girl’s educational performance in 2007. Despite significant progress having been made in narrowing the gap between boys and girls performance in education boys continue to outperform girls in school examinations at all levels, boys are over represented in upper secondary schools and higher education and the proportion of girls taking science and engineering or technical vocational courses remains low.

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