To increase participation and the quality of secondary education by providing disadvantaged girls with secondary level scholarships and Colleges of Education with targeted support to improve teacher education and management. This will benefit 81,000 girls and 38 Colleges of Education and improve gender parity and quality of teaching and learning. This contributes towards our MDGs by improving better access and gender parity by 2015
SPHEIR aims to transform higher education systems in focus countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia and the Middle East to better meet the needs of graduates and employers. Through grants, it supports diverse, large-scale partnerships working across different sectors and countries to improve the quality, relevance, accessibility and affordability of higher education. It focuses on creating new and innovative solutions to key higher education challenges to deliver systemic and sustainable change at scale.
To strengthen the capacity of citizens and Parliament to increase accountability, transparency and responsiveness across government, in representing the interests of citizens and the equitable delivery of public goods and services. This will be done through systematic and sustained advocacy at all levels, in a sustainable manner through the creation of a Ghanaian-run corporate entity. This will further advance Ghana’s political, economic and social transformation in a manner, where the poorest and marginalised are better served and represented.
To improve service delivery of targeted government institutions by providing them with the capacity to streamline administrative procedures. This will transform the business environment nationwide and reduce the time and cost of doing business in Ghana This contributes towards our MDG’s by increasing private investment and will result in the creation of economic opportunities for the poor by 2018.
To establish a Coastal Foundation to provide a neutral body to facilitate and manage a structured dialogue between communities, government, and industry in the six coastal districts to build trust and address tensions caused by natural resource exploitation. The forum serves to increase transparency and to deepen accountability between stakeholders. The programme is also designed to make effective use of Corporate Social Responsibility funds of oil companies for development, conflict-prevention and growth. WRCF supports pilot and scaling-up of interventions and provides technical assistance and related services to industry-led corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives as well as government, development partner and donor funded socio-economic development initiatives.
MGCubed is a two and a half year project which delivers lessons. It is being delivered by GEMS Education Solutions in Ghana alongside key partners Aleutia, Everonn, Gem Technologies, and our independent evaluator, Innovations for Poverty Action. It will target 6,000 marginalised elementary school girls in the Volta Region (Nkwanta and Kadjebi districts) and in the Greater Accra Region (Ada West, Ada East, Shai Osudoku and Ningo Prampram districts). The pioneering first-of-its-kind project focuses on ‘interactive distance learning’ providing classrooms in seventy schools with solar-powered computers and projectors to broadcast live sessions from teaching studios in Accra.;
To improve implementation of anti-corruption measures in Ghana from scrutiny to punitive action, increasing the risks for those engaging in corrupt activities.