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Education in Tanzania

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All amounts are in US dollars.

Grant type Years Allocations Disbursements Grant agent  
COVID-19 2020-2021 15,160,000 15,160,000 SIDA  
Program implementation 2020-2024 112,500,000 51,997,873 SIDA  
2014-2019 92,917,597 94,800,000 SIDA Progress report
Sector plan development 2015-2016 235,911 245,541 UNESCO  
COVID-19 2020-2021 1,500,000 922,177 UNICEF  
Program implementation and multiplier 2020-2022 9,240,000 0 SIDA  
Program implementation 2018-2022 5,761,000 4,497,127 SIDA  
2013-2017 4,882,256 4,912,511 SIDA Progress report
Sector plan development 2015 187,309 187,309 SIDA  
Program development 2016-2017 144,434 0 SIDA  
  Total 242,528,507 172,722,538    
Data last updated: April 13, 2021

GPE has also provided the Tanzania Education Network (TEN) with a grant from the Civil Society Education Fund, to support its engagement in education sector policy dialogue and citizens’ voice in education quality, equity, and financing and sector reform.

Education sector progress

The graphs below show overall progress in the education sector in Tanzania, and GPE data shows progresses on 16 indicators monitored in the GPE Results Framework for Zanzibar and Mainland.

Primary completion rate

Lower secondary completion rate

Out-of-school rate for children of primary school age

Out-of-school rate for adolescents of lower secondary school age

Pre-primary gross enrollment rate

Gender parity index for out-of-school rate

Public expenditure on education as share of GDP

Students/trained teacher ratio

Teachers trained

Source: World Bank - Education Data
Data on education are compiled by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics from official responses to surveys and from reports provided by education authorities in each country.

Last updated May 29, 2020