What is needed to accelerate progress and ensure girls go to school and learn? Infographic created during the session on "Girls' Education: Moving Beyond Access" at the Replenishment Conference in Brussels.
For years, Cameroon's education sector was in disrepair - teachers didn't receive salaries while more and more children crowded into classrooms. But Cameroon has managed a turnaround with support from the Global Partnership for Education. Teachers now receive a regular paycheck, which has attracted better and more reliable applicants to the profession. Hiring more teachers has also led to smaller classroom sizes.
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Welcome to Hidassi Primary School in Ethiopia. This video provides the diverse perspectives of students, parents, teachers and school principal on how important school is in their lives. This primary school of Addis Ababa in one of 40,000 schools and education centers that have received financing through a multi-donor fund in the country. The Global Partnership for Education has contributed a total of US$168 million to the fund and will provide another US$100 million to support Ethiopia's children.
When Sierra Leone's Civil war ended in 2002, many children were denied an education because their school buildings had been destroyed in the conflict. But now, schools have been rebuilt with help from the Global Partnership for Education, which is also helping provide families with financial incentive to send girls to class along with the boys.