In collaboration with GPE, education partners in Sierra Leone gather for a two-day review of the country's education sector plan and call for innovation in school programs. The GPE senior education specialist in attendance acknowledged that mitigating corruption would enable administrators to allocate financial resources properly. A 2014 survey found that very few students were performing at their grade level in reading and numeracy skills due to a lack of adequately trained teachers and parental support with schoolwork at home. The assessment of the education sector plan will help address these challenges and increase access to quality education.
Kano state in Nigeria received US$27 million out of US$100 million in grant GPE awarded to the country. 41,691 girls in primary school from 12 localities in the state have been awarded N45,000 each...
August 21, 2017
Weak infrastructure, poor hygiene and low teaching quality have decreased the quality of education in Malawi since 1994 when primary school became free. With greater government involvement and...
August 20, 2017
The current U.S. spending bill in the House is restoring funding for health and development programs to fiscal year 2017 levels.