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Hidden Kindergartens: The Phenomenon of Unlicensed, Unregistered Preschool Providers...
As Jordan rushes to expand public kindergarten education, what about unregistered providers?  This commentary post was originally published on the RTI.org "Insights" blog Reproduced with permission. In 2016, the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan launched its new Human Resource Development (HRD) Strategy, which aims to achieve “talent-driven prosperity.” Early childhood education is a central pillar of that strategy, which mandates the universal provision of one year of kindergarten (the year immediate...
Tackling Teacher Absenteeism with the TheoryU Model...
This article was co-written by Liz Randolph, Alastair Rodd and Consilous Rwanyonga. All three plus many others worked together on the model design and implementation. Teacher absenteeism is endemic in Uganda primary schools. Teachers are, on average, absent from school 1 in every 4 days, rising to just under 1 in every 3 days in rural schools (roughly equivalent to between 70 and 100 days a year), according to te World Bank’s Service Delivery Indicator 2013. This tolerated, chronic teacher abse...