Talking education in Morogoro Urban

Our partner, Safina Women Association, organised the discussion for Morogoro Urban on 13 July 2016. It was held at their school “Leena Nursery and Primary School” in Morogoro municipal.

Talking education in Mkuranga, Pwani

Our partner in Mkuranga, Comprehensive Support to Persons with Disability (COSUPED), presented the 2013 national report and 2015 district report for Mkuranga on 15 June at Parapanda Hall.

EVIDENCE FOR ACTION Citizen-led learning assessments enable educators, parents and volunteers to close learning gaps in rural India

Citizen volunteer Amol Moghe sets out to conduct learning assessments in a remote village in western India. Upon arriving at the village of Pimpri in Maharashtra state’s Aurangabad district, he greets the villagers, explains why he’s there, and asks for permission from the village leader to conduct a learning assessment survey.

Preparations for TPC – Mozambique : A Citizen Led Assessment Facilitated by FACILIDADE Part II

1 st pilot of testing tools (Day 1) in EPC school of village Nacurare, district Murrupla, Nampula, Mozambique
Today is the 1st day of the 1st pilot of the testing tools. We are going to a couple of schools in a neighbouring district of Murrupula.

Talking education in Sengerema, Mwanza

The 2013 Uwezo report and 2015 district report were both launched in Sengerema district on June 28th 2016 at the district entrepreneurial center in Ibisabageni.

Education in Tanzania – what role for citizens?

Education has been arguably the most consistently supported and discussed development issue in Tanzania’s nearly six decades of independence. Early on, Tanzania’s founding father Mwalimu Nyerere linked education to development, arguing that education is not only a way to escape poverty, but a way of fighting it.

Missing from school: the education challenge in sub-Saharan Africa

With the Eurozone in turmoil and sluggish economic growth in the US and elsewhere, investors may well see sub-Saharan Africa – still one of the fastest growing regional economies on earth – as the new frontier.

The eAtlas for Education 2030 – Global and thematic indicators at your fingertips

Our recent blogs have focused on the difficulties of trying to gather robust and internationally-comparable data on education, with policymakers, researchers and citizens struggling to make sense of conflicting numbers from multiple data sources, or trying to find any numbers at all

We have a heavy workload: 263 million children and youth are out of school

We have known for years that there are far too many primary-age children out of school: the stagnating numbers have been there for all to see.

People’s Action for Learning Network: What a difference a year makes

What a difference a year makes. Last week in Nairobi, when we woke to find a grey blanket of fog wrapped around our conference centre, it was hard to believe that only a year ago, the founding directors of our citizen-led assessment movement set up the People’s Action for Learning (PAL) Network.