US$100 million for Madagascar to improve learning outcomes

|Source: Africa Review |
A group of school children in Madagascar. Credit: GPE/Carine Durand

The Global Partnership for Education and the World Bank Group approved a grant totaling US$100 million to improve learning in basic education. The grant will help improve reading and numeracy skills and reduce repetition rates. Madagascar faces serious education challenges: 4 out of 10 children drop out of primary school before reaching the last grade and it has one of the highest repetition rates for the first year of school in sub-Saharan Africa.

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