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Welcome to School Initiative

Thematic area:

To improve the literacy rate through enrolment of out of School children in schools in FATA, Mohmand Agency

Project duration:

September 2016 to April 2018, across Pakistan.

Donor agency:

UNICEF

Geographical Location:

FATA, Mohmand Agency

Project Objectives:
  • To increase access to quality primary education as a mean of promoting peace and development. Applying a context relevant and conflict sensitive Community Based Education (CBE) model.
  • To Empower community members and government officials to collaborate in the delivery of community based primary education in the remote areas of Mohammand Agency, while focusing on the areas, where any type of primary school does not exist within 5 kilometres.

Achievements

  • Total of 22 CBEs established in two tehsils of Mohammand Agency.
  • All the teachers trained in basic teaching methodologies by education experts.
  • Achieved gross enrolment of 1458 students
  • Enrolled more than 58% girls in all CBEs
  • 20 TIJs established and trained on their role and responsibilities for effective monitoring and management of education programme
  • TIJs were strengthened and facilitated for coordination with the stakeholders including line departments and FATA secretariat
  • Four government schools identified as HUB schools and established four Teachers Learning Circle- TLCs for mentoring of CBEs teachers
  • Teachers from government schools are identified as TLC members and are provided with trainings for carrying out proper monitoring of the CBEs
  • Basic numeracy and reading assessments (EGRA, EGMA) were carried out
  • Teachers awarded scholar for getting professional teacher’s trainings like PTC, CT and B.ED
  • All enrolled students are provided with student’s kits including school bags, notebook, pencil, colors, slates and drawing books etc. every year
  • Textbooks approved by the Provincial Government provided to all students on yearly basis.

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