To improve primary and secondary education in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa by providing up to £283.2million in technical assistance, financial aid and infrastructure which aims to benefit all primary and lower secondary children in the province by 2020.This programme targets primary enrolment specifically girl child enrolment and female literacy which contributes towards Sustainable Development Goals 4 and 5. The programme is directly supporting 257,808 children to gain quality education.
Building on the successful completion of phase I to improve learning conditions and education institutional capacity by providing teaching and learning materials, teacher training and school grants designed to improve the quality of teaching and learning in schools. DFID support will help enhance learning outcomes for over 21.6 million children (of which 10.54 million will be girls). This contributes towards MDG 2 by ensuring every child attends primary school and increasing the number of children who stay in school by 2017.
Improved social and economic opportunity for girls
To support the improvement of the quality of education in primary schools in Tanzania and to increase the number of children, particularly girls, able to transfer to secondary education by improved teaching of early grade reading and numeracy.
To increase access and the capacity for Girls’ in South Sudan to stay in school and complete primary and secondary education by providing them with a broad package of support. This will benefit 240,000 girls, 300,000 boys and 2,600 schools. This contributes towards our MDG’s by allowing more children to complete a full course of education and will result in improved learning outcomes, completion rates and a decrease in drop-out/repetition rates in all 10 states of South Sudan by the end of 2018.
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
To support the delivery of safe, inclusive and quality education services for up to 300,000 vulnerable children in Syria. This will likely be achieved through the provision of stipends to up to 10,000 teachers and education staff, funding of a Teacher Payment and Attendance Monitoring System, development of a teacher training support package and provision of incentives to ensure marginalised children can access education. These components will be supported with capacity building of local Syrian authorities and Non-Governmental Organisations to manage education delivery.
BUPE is to improve the reach and quality of education services in Burma and help prepare Burma’s youth with the skills they need for life after school with the focus on English language, teacher education, examination systems, and education in protracted crises where the UK has a particular comparative advantage. The programme aims to reach up to 51,000 teacher educators, teacher trainees and teachers. Through Education Reform Facility, it intends to support priority reforms on assessment and examination in Burma’s National Education Strategic Plan (NESP) with impact on 9 million children of which support for up to 73,000 will be attributable to DFID. And it aims to support improved schooling in conflict-affected and ethnic areas to help 460,000 children in conflict-affected areas access better quality education, of which up to 46,000 attribuable to DFID.
Tackling the key factors causing girls to drop out of school and enabling more marginalised girls to stay in school longer and complete secondary school.
Jointly funded and managed by UKAID and USAID, ACCELERE! is the name of our joint flagship education programme in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). By working together, we can support more children to access high quality education and have a shared policy voice with more influence. ACCELERE! supports the Government of DRC better to deliver universal primary education through increased access to education, and by improving learning outcomes for girls and boys. The project aims to reduce barriers to primary education by providing access to alternative/accelerated learning programmes. It will also improve the quality of primary education through teacher training and the provision of new learning/teaching materials. To build sustainable sector improvements for the long term, ACCELERE! supports better governance of the education sector at all levels. ACCELERE! targets eight provinces across DRC including those which are affected by conflict and displacement.