Basic Education and Gender Equality

Program : Gender Equality and Basic Education

 

Improving Education Quality

Objectives

• 93% of girls and boys aged 6 to 11 years access a quality basic education
• significantly reduce dropout in primary education
• Support the process of developing the competency-based approach in all primary schools

Strategies

• Advocacy
• Adoption of measures aiming at improving education’s quality of as well as teachers’ motivation and performance
• Support initiatives likely to improve school performance especially within the most vulnerable children through an approach sensitive to gender and area disparities
• Support life skills learning (including the way to protect against HIV / AIDS)

Major Activities

• Improving teachers training and supervision
• Supporting the Ministry of Education in providing adequate teaching materials to both teachers and students;
• Fostering school knowledge level through pedagogical innovations
• Improving access to the Internet in primary schools
• Supporting the development of a data collection system to routinely produce reliable and relevant statistical data 

Partners

French Development Agency,
USAID,
WFP,
WHO
UNESCO.

Indicators

Ratio of girls to boys in primary education
Percentage of schools offering a quality school environment (CFS label)
Completion rate of primary education without repeating
Percentage of teachers applying innovative teaching approaches
Availability of manuals and guides

 

 
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