This report is devoted to supplying information from the SACMEQ II study. In Chapter 2, a brief summary of the conduct of the study has been provided. This involves the establishment of the policy research questions, the development of the instruments and the subsequent scaling procedures, the population tested, the sampling procedures used and the calculation of sampling errors, the data collection, the data entry and the cleaning and weighting of the data. Data on learners and their homes have been reported in Chapter 3. Information on the learners and their teachers and schools have been given in Chapter 4. The analyses of the extent to which the schools have met the Ministry's benchmark standards have been reported in Chapter 5. In Chapter 6, the results of the analysis of equitable allocation of educational inputs to regions and also to schools within regions have been given. The achievement results of both learners and teachers in Reading and Mathematics have been reported. The differences between the levels and distributions of selected inputs and achievement between 1995 and 2000 have been provided in Chapter 7. In Chapter 8, the major results have been summarised and suggestions for action by the Ministry have been made.
SACMEQ educational policy research series
Southern and Eastern Africa Consortium for Monitoring Educational Quality
Namibia. Ministry of Education
Quality of education
Studies of achievement