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Education in Tanzania

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All amounts are in US dollars.

Grant type Years Allocations Utilization Grant agent  
COVID-19 2020-2022 15,160,000 15,160,000 SIDA  
Program implementation 2020-2024 112,500,000 85,290,841 SIDA  
2014-2019 92,917,597 94,800,000 SIDA Progress report
Sector plan development 2015-2016 235,911 235,911 UNESCO  
System Capacity Grant 2022 201,000 0 SIDA  
COVID-19 2020-2021 1,500,000 1,472,257 UNICEF  
Program implementation and multiplier 2018-2022 15,001,000 2,861,865 SIDA  
Program implementation 2013-2017 4,882,256 4,912,511 SIDA Progress report
Sector plan development 2015 187,309 187,309 SIDA  
System Capacity Grant 2022 473,537 0 SIDA  
Program development 2016-2017 144,434 144,434 SIDA  
  Total 243,203,044 205,065,128    
Data last updated: May 06, 2022

As part of its investment in civil society advocacy and social accountability efforts, GPE’s Education Out Loud fund is supporting the Tanzania Education Network/Mtandao wa Elimu Tanzania (TEN/MET) for the 2019-2021 period.

This builds on 11 years of Civil Society Education Fund (CSEF) support to national education coalitions for their engagement in education sector policy dialogue.

GPE had provided the Tanzania Education Network/Mtandao wa Elimu Tanzania (TEN/MET with a grant from the CSEF 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 September 11, 2021