Data Visualization Research

Science and education in Uganda

by Staff  The Ugandan government has a policy whereby science subjects are compulsory for secondary school students. The policy took effect in 2006 (1). The policy also provides financial support to university students taking science subjects. Some have criticized the policy because it has put girls at a disadvantage (2).   Below is some data from UNESCO Institute of Statistics (3) showcasing education […]

Data Visualization Research

Sub-Saharan Africa Spending on Research and Development

by Staff  The data below was acquired from the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics. We are showing the average (2000-2014) expenditures for research and development. The UNESCO Institute of Statistics states that these ‘expenditures (% of GDP) are current and capital expenditures (both public and private) on creative work undertaken systematically to increase knowledge, […]