Basic Education Quality


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Getting physical in the school yard helps to keep attendance rates up
Mozambique, Chibuto District, October 2010 – Today is a typical day at school for 11-year-old Phumzile Nkavele. Children sit at desks with books and pens, teachers teach using blackboards and chalk.

A youth radio reporter presents her child-friendly school
Mozambique, August 2010 – Raissa, 12 years old, is a child-to-child radio reporter who hosts, along with other young participants, a weekly children’s programme called ‘Voices of Youth’ at Chibuto’s community radio.

Child-friendly schools for the most vulnerable
Buzi, Mozambique, 2010 – Standing in front of his newly-built classroom, Muchindo Alberto, a 5th grade teacher at 3 de Fevereiro primary school, speaks proudly of his child-friendly school.

Children and communities benefit from safe water facilities in child-friendly schools
Búzi District, August 2009 – Deolinda Faife is a sixth-grade student at Escola Primária Completa Marrongamisse, in the remote district of Buzi, a poor rural community living from subsistence farming, livestock and fishing, with no basic infrastructure.

Child-Friendly Schools: Annual Assessment Report
Mozambique, May 2009 – The Ministry of Education and Culture and UNICEF conducted in 2008 an annual assessment of the Child-Friendly Schools (CFS) programme in Mozambique.



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