Tusome pilot remedial reading program [CIES 2024 Presentation]

This presentation was delivered during CIES 2024 conference. It describes a pilot remedial reading program that was conducted as part of the Tusome program. The program was focused on improving the foundational English literacy skills of struggling grade 3 learners. Treatment 1 took place in 97 public schools across 12 counties and Treatment 2 took place in 96 learning centers across 20 counties, overseen by 23 youth bunges (youth-led organizations). Teachers in the program were trained and mentored by a combination of senior teachers, Sub-County Quality Assurance and Standards Officers (SCQASOs) and Tusome staff. Sixty control schools were also included as part of the pilot study.