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Disability Capacity Building Programme

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

To promote the rights of people with disabilities in line with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities by supporting the delivery of small grants, training and partnership building between UN agencies, governments, private sector and disabled persons organisations.

Project identifier:

GB-GOV-1-300778

Start Date:

2020-02-10

Activity Status:

Implementation

Total Budget:

£24,999,992


Education Quality Improvement Programme in Bangladesh EQUIP-B

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

The programme will contribute to improvements in students’ learning by introducing gender sensitive teacher education, improving school-based reading programmes, and minimising learning gaps caused by C-19 by testing and scaling up low tech blended learning tools for all children. It will strengthen the education system both at all levels by improving national student learning assessments. It will develop integrated data systems to enable evidence-based decisions, policy reforms and resource allocations. It will support interventions to improve girls’ retention at school by disseminating information on the benefits, costs, and quality of education; integrating gender approaches in national curricula, teacher training, learning assessment; and demonstrating successful girls’ education retention models. Our investment will contribute to improve the quality of Government led primary and secondary education that directly cover approximately 26.5 million students (50.7% girls) in Bangladesh

Project identifier:

GB-GOV-1-301052

Start Date:

2021-11-01

Activity Status:

Implementation

Total Budget:

£16,000,000


Strengthening Malawi’s Education System

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

This programme aims to improve the quality of education service delivery in Malawi so more girls and boys successfully progress through and complete primary school with measureable improvements in learning outcomes. This will contribute towards the UK’s efforts to support human capital development so more Malawians have the foundations and skills to fulfil their potential and contribute towards national development.

Project identifier:

GB-GOV-1-300075

Start Date:

2018-07-19

Activity Status:

Implementation

Total Budget:

£39,088,669


Myanmar UK Partnership for Education .

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

MUPE 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 FCDO. 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 attributable to FCDO.

Project identifier:

GB-1-204193

Start Date:

2018-01-24

Activity Status:

Implementation

Total Budget:

£37,249,996


Strengthening Education Systems for Improved Learning

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

To improve learning outcomes for all girls and boys through an effective and accountable education system. Support will be directed mainly at primary education but there will be some support for improved pre-primary and secondary education, including through Public Private Partnerships. The programme will ensure that at least 325,000 children (half of whom are girls) are supported to gain a decent education and so contribute to Global Goal 4 on education.

Project identifier:

GB-1-204641

Start Date:

2016-09-02

Activity Status:

Implementation

Total Budget:

£41,816,469


Lebanon No Lost Generation Initiative (NLGI)

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

To support the delivery of non-formal education and child protection for the most vulnerable out of school refugee children and children from host communities aged 3-18 as part of the No Lost Generation Initiative. The programme will provide up to 100,000 children with Government-endorsed non-formal education and up to 287,000 at risk girls, boys and women/caregivers with access to prevention and protection services.

Project identifier:

GB-GOV-1-300059

Start Date:

2016-08-12

Activity Status:

Implementation

Total Budget:

£105,999,999


Educate the Most Disadvantaged Children in Bangladesh

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

EMDC will provide up to £38.5m (2021-2029) to support 360,000 marginalised children, including 216,000 girls, to gain foundational skills, i.e. literacy, numeracy, socio-emotional and life skills. EMDC will focus on the poorest girls and children with disabilities, with the goal of improving system-wide support for all marginalised children.

Project identifier:

GB-GOV-1-300580

Start Date:

2021-11-15

Activity Status:

Implementation

Total Budget:

£32,500,000


Shule Bora - Quality Education

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

A national education programme to improve the quality of pre-primary and primary schools in Tanzania. The programme will improve learning outcomes for all children, improve transition rates to secondary school for girls, reduce physical and sexual violence in and around schools, and help children with disabilities access quality education. The programme will work with the Government of Tanzania on achieving these outcomes through a payment-by-results mechanism, supported by technical assistance. The programme will also directly deliver innovative approaches to improving education quality in 9 regions of Tanzania through a contracted Managing Agent, alongside ongoing evaluation and learning.

Project identifier:

GB-1-205254

Start Date:

2020-03-03

Activity Status:

Implementation

Total Budget:

£214,999,989


South Asia Country Research Fund

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

This Fund has been set up to provide operationally relevant research support to country offices in South Asia. Studies will be commissioned on the basis of demand from FCDO country offices in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Burma, India, Nepal and Pakistan and the context-specific evidence generated will inform the design of new programmes and improve implementation of ongoing programmes in these country offices. It is expected that the evidence generated by the programme will also be useful for other donors and the wider development community. Gender will be a key focus in the programme.

Project identifier:

GB-1-205053

Start Date:

2015-07-02

Activity Status:

Implementation

Total Budget:

£4,905,231


Syria Education Programme

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

The Syria Education Programme supports the delivery of safe, inclusive and quality education services for up to 400,000 vulnerable children in Syria. The project supports Children to return to and access learning opportunities Safe school environments through the provision of microgrants for refurbishment Safe school practices through violence free classroom management training and a focus on wellbeing as an element of ‘safety’ through the provision of MHPSS support for teachers and students. The livelihoods of teachers through the provision of stipends and teacher training and support. The Syria Education Programme operates in the NE and NW, with a pending pilot in the Euphrates Shield in review. In the NE the current platform is multisectoral in nature but we currently only fund the education components of the platform.

Project identifier:

GB-GOV-1-300460

Start Date:

2017-09-13

Activity Status:

Implementation

Total Budget:

£63,103,597


Girls Education Challenge (Phase II)

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

This Girls' Education Challenge Phase 2 will enable up to 1 million marginalised girls (currently supported through Phase 1) to continue to learn, complete primary school and transition on to secondary education. A further 500,000 highly marginalised adolescent girls, who are out of school, will also be targeted to gain literacy, numeracy and other skills relevant for life and work. It is estimated that at least 400,000 girls will complete junior secondary school in the first four years of the extension. The extension will build on what we have learnt so far in Phase 1 and further deepen global understanding of what works for girls’ education, particularly during adolescence and in the transition from education to work.

Project identifier:

GB-1-204766

Start Date:

2016-12-05

Activity Status:

Implementation

Total Budget:

£499,999,989


UKAID-USAID ACCELERE! Improving access, quality and governance of primary education in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

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.

Project identifier:

GB-1-203154

Start Date:

2014-10-06

Activity Status:

Implementation

Total Budget:

£37,699,994


Girls Education Project (GEP) Phase 3

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

Improved social and economic opportunity for girls

Project identifier:

GB-1-202643

Start Date:

2012-05-01

Activity Status:

Implementation

Total Budget:

£88,299,994


Partnership for Learning for All in Nigerian Education - PLANE

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

PLANE programme will support achievement of the UK Aid Strategy’s strategic objectives, particularly in relation to tackling extreme poverty and helping the world’s most vulnerable. The programme will also work to strengthen resilience and response to crises, support prosperity in Nigeria and strengthen governance in the education sector. The Programme will benefit up to 2 million children by supporting the Government of Nigeria (GoN) in selected states and non-state partners to improve teaching, school quality, education management and efficient delivery of education. This brings together a short term focus on improving the life chances of Nigeria’s most vulnerable children with medium term goals to support recovery and stability and longer term development goals to improve the overall education system

Project identifier:

GB-GOV-1-300416

Start Date:

2019-03-26

Activity Status:

Implementation

Total Budget:

£83,118,865


Education Beyond Aid (EBA) Ghana

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

The purpose of this programme is to increase the Ministry of Education’s self-reliance in managing the education sector and delivering quality education services to Ghana’s children, including to the most vulnerable. This programme has two components, the first of which will establish and operationalise within the Ministry of Education a delivery unit (called the ‘Reform Secretariat’) to oversee the implementation of its ambitious education reform agenda, and the second of which will support the Ministry of Education and related agencies to effectively resource, manage and implement the Complementary Basic Education (CBE) programme to reach out-of-school girls and boys in Ghana.

Project identifier:

GB-GOV-1-300517

Start Date:

2018-10-15

Activity Status:

Implementation

Total Budget:

£4,949,992


Rwanda Learning for All Programme

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

Improved learning outcomes and more equitable access to primary and secondary education for boys and girls in Rwanda

Project identifier:

GB-1-204463

Start Date:

2015-04-27

Activity Status:

Implementation

Total Budget:

£96,351,378


Skills for Prosperity Programme

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

Around one-fifth of young people worldwide were not in employment, education or training, prior to COVID-19. The Skills for Prosperity Programme tackles this global challenge by supporting education and skills systems across nine middle income countries in South East Asia, Latin America and Africa. Working hand in hand with national governments, industry and the education and skills sector, Skills for Prosperity seeks to improve the life chances of marginalised groups, including young people and women. It aims to do this by equipping them with skills fit for the future, thereby helping to improve the prosperity of individuals, communities and economies. This is a flagship global skills programme for the UK government.

Project identifier:

GB-GOV-1-300310

Start Date:

2019-07-22

Activity Status:

Implementation

Total Budget:

£69,155,363


LINKS – 'Powering Economic Growth in Northern Nigeria'

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

The project will deliver sustainable, inclusive economic growth and increase incomes in impoverished Northern Nigeria, in particular by working through and with investors and businesses, helping businesses with access to finance and improving their business environment and pioneering new climate smart business models.

Project identifier:

GB-GOV-1-300028

Start Date:

2018-03-01

Activity Status:

Implementation

Total Budget:

£69,999,994


Comic Relief Red Nose Day 2015 - Improving educational opportunities for children in sub-Saharan Africa

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

Support for inclusive and quality education in selected countries in sub-Saharan Africa by ensuring that up to 30,000 of the poorest and most disadvantaged children have greater access to improved education.

Project identifier:

GB-1-204961

Start Date:

2015-03-09

Activity Status:

Implementation

Total Budget:

£15,599,995


Support to Ethiopia General Education Quality Improvement Programme for Equity (GEQIP-E)

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

This program aims to effectively contribute to the creation of human capital - vital to drive Ethiopia’s industrialization process and realize inclusive growth. It will work to transform education system performance, producing better school leadership, more educated school leavers, especially disadvantaged girls and children from poor communities. DFID’s support is expected to contribute for the result in improved learning outcomes for around 1,035 Million students; half of whom are girls; increased number going to secondary schools.The focuse is on reducing inequalities in education participation and achievement through pre-primary expansion, better education for girls, refugees and up to 24,000 students with special needs.

Project identifier:

GB-GOV-1-300236

Start Date:

2018-04-04

Activity Status:

Implementation

Total Budget:

£109,999,996




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