The objective is that more girls and boys are enrolled, retained and learning in pre-primary and primary schools, and there are fewer children out of school.

Une classe d'enfants dans une école primaire publique (EPP)  à  Ampandrianakilandy
UNICEF Madagascar/2014/Ramasomanana


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Only 1 out of 3 children completes primary education

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Families support 40 per cent of recurrent costs of the education system.

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Only 20 per cent of teachers are civil servants and 97 per cent do not have a professional teaching diploma.

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At the end of primary school only 17 per cent of students have minimum reading competencies (French) and 20 per cent for maths (PASEC 2015).
Programme d'Analyse des Systèmes Educatifs

UNICEF programme

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Improving access and retention

School construction

Re-enroll out-of-school children and inclusion of children with disabilities

Enseignant dans une classe de primaire a l'EPP Lohanosy

Improving the quality of teaching and learning

Teacher policy and training

Curriculum support

Strengthen early learning systems

Teaching and learning support materials

Cette fille en classe écrit dans son cahier

Institutional strengthening

Strengthening capacities of national and subnational education authorities (sector policy and plans; information system ; governance ; sector coordination – school governance and community participation

Ce jeune garcon peut continuer d'étudier grâce à la mise en place d'une école d'urgence

Institutional resilience

Improve emergency response and resilience systems: Risk and disaster reduction training, planning, deployment of prepositioned stock and building awareness on climate change

Key results

  • New Education Sector Plan 2018-2022 developed
  • Training of 43,000 teachers and donation of teachings to 10,000 schools
  • Reinsertion of Out-of-school children through catch-up classes: about 100,000 students
  • Education in emergency situation
  • 160,000 students benefited from educational support during emergency situations
  • Disaster Risk Reduction: training for students, communities and education authorities in 16 regions