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Exploring the Gender Gap in Computer Science Education in Uganda

James Rogers Ochwa-Echel

Abstract


The purpose of this study is two-fold: to investigate the nature of the gender gap in computer science education in Uganda and to understand the factors that influence gender differences in computer science education in Uganda. The findings of the study indicate that there is a gender gap in computer science education. The reasons for the gap were revealed in the interviews, surveys and focus group discussions. The study concluded that several policy measures need to be taken to address the gender gap in computer science education in Uganda.

 

Keywords


Gender Gap; Computer Science Education; Uganda

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