The Gambia receives US$35 million to improve the quality of teaching and learning

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Gambian school children. Credit: John Savage

The Gambia received US$35 million from GPE and the World Bank to increase access to early childhood education, basic education, and koranic centers. The grant will also help improving teacher training and school curricula with the ultimate goal of improving learning outcomes, and is expected to benefit 411,000 school-aged children.

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Gambian school children. Credit: John Savage
Sub-Saharan Africa: The Gambia

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