Education partners call for innovation in Sierra Leone's school system | Global Partnership for Education

Education partners call for innovation in Sierra Leone's school system

Children in line at school in Sierra Leone. Credit: GPE/Stephan Bachenheimer

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.

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Sub-Saharan Africa: Sierra Leone