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"Girls and Out of School Children: Action for Learning (GOAL)".

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

The Girls and Out of School Children: Action for Learning (GOAL) programme will support the Governments of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) to improve education outcomes for girls and the most marginalised, directly contributing to FCDO’s global commitments to girls’ education on access and learning.

Programme Id GB-1-205246
Start date 2023-2-9
Status Implementation
Total budget £96,018,359

Disability Capacity Building Programme

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

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.

Programme Id GB-GOV-1-300778
Start date 2020-2-10
Status Implementation
Total budget £25,401,918

Shule Bora - Quality Education

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

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.

Programme Id GB-1-205254
Start date 2020-3-3
Status Implementation
Total budget £60,962,747

Scaling Access and Learning in Education (SCALE)

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

SCALE will bring together UK-led expertise, funding, support, and influence to increase the uptake of cost-effective interventions that deliver foundational learning outcomes for all, especially disadvantaged girls and boys. Partner governments will be offered demand-driven support to adapt evidence-based interventions to new contexts and implement rigorous test-learn-adapt pilots to ready these for scaling in national systems. The focus on scale and sustainability will multiply the UK’s investment over time. This will accelerate progress against the UK-led G7 girls’ education objectives on access and learning.

Programme Id GB-GOV-1-301211
Start date 2023-3-30
Status Implementation
Total budget £63,401,438

Education Quality Improvement Programme in Bangladesh EQUIP-B

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

To improve the quality of primary and secondary education through needs-based, targeted technical assistance (TA) via Education Quality Improvement Programme in Bangladesh (EQUIP-B). EQUIP-B will contribute to strengthen education system’s efficiency and effectiveness, specifically targeting improved learning outcomes and girls’ retention in primary and secondary education. Major focus areas include improved teachers’ skills and efficiency, learning assessment, girls’ friendly school environment, develop integrated data management system and its use, and evidence-based influencing of policies and programmes.

Programme Id GB-GOV-1-301052
Start date 2021-11-1
Status Implementation
Total budget £12,059,674

Strengthening Malawi’s Education System

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

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.

Programme Id GB-GOV-1-300075
Start date 2018-7-19
Status Implementation
Total budget £49,258,398

Myanmar UK Partnership for Education

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

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. MUPE has gone through 3 significant changes: 1) ODA reductions in 2019/20 2) Covid19 pandemic in 2020 and 3) military coup in Myanmar in 2021. Due to those significant changes, the programme was reshaped with only two components remaining (with one not having financial contribution) at the closure. The funded component which lasted till the closure of MUPE was MEC (Myanmar Education Consortium), which was maintained due to its relevance to the changed context and the ability to respond to challenging context.

Programme Id GB-1-204193
Start date 2018-1-24
Status Implementation
Total budget £29,163,451

Educate the Most Disadvantaged Children in Bangladesh

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

To support 360,000 marginalised children, including 216,000 girls, to gain foundational skills, i.e. literacy, numeracy, socio-emotional and life skills through Educate the Most Disadvantage Children in Bangladesh (EMDC-B) programme. EMDC will focus on the poorest girls and children with disabilities, with the goal of improving system-wide support for all marginalised children.

Programme Id GB-GOV-1-300580
Start date 2021-11-15
Status Implementation
Total budget £33,531,801

Girls Education Challenge (Phase II)

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

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.

Programme Id GB-1-204766
Start date 2016-12-5
Status Implementation
Total budget £500,000,743

Data and Research in Education (DARE) programme

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

This programme will address key constraints in Pakistan's education system to enable quality education for all children, particularly for girls and those marginalised by location, ethnicity, religion and disability. On the one hand it will work with the state to the strengthen the education data system. This is crucial for efficient and effective education service delivery by enabling better identification of need, allocation of resources and measurement of progress - particularly for girls. On the other hand, the programme will work with civil society to promote innovative solutions to the challenges identified through better data, and expose these to rigorous research to build evidence on what works.

Programme Id GB-GOV-1-300575
Start date 2020-9-25
Status Implementation
Total budget £22,882,302

Partnership for Learning for All in Nigerian Education - PLANE

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

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

Programme Id GB-GOV-1-300416
Start date 2019-3-26
Status Implementation
Total budget £78,895,580

Syria Education Programme II (SEP II)

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

The Syria Education Programme II (SEP-II) will support the most vulnerable girls and boys to access high quality primary education in Northwest Syria. The programme will enhance the equitability of the education system in Northwest Syria, delivering on the UK’s commitments to improve girls’ education.

Programme Id GB-GOV-1-301308
Start date 2022-3-21
Status Implementation
Total budget £63,485,232

Teacher Effectiveness and Equitable Access for Children (TEACH) in Zimbabwe

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

To safeguard educational gains made over the last decade. During this current period of economic instability and beyond, TEACH will sustain improvements made to learning outcomes and will target the poorest and most disadvantaged learners, including those with a disability. It will build on the learning from the previous United Kingdom (UK) support through the Education Development Fund but shifts focus to where it matters most by: • targeting the poorest schools so that they remain functional and can meet basic operational needs. • Testing and adapting evidence-based approaches to improve teacher effectiveness in the classroom, contributing to wider reforms of the national education system. • Supporting the Zimbabwean Government to end violence in schools by developing a comprehensive approach to safeguarding and positive discipline • Strengthening effective education systems so that they are more inclusive • Supporting improving financing of education

Programme Id GB-GOV-1-300252
Start date 2019-7-26
Status Implementation
Total budget £12,993,276

Skills for Prosperity Programme

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

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.

Programme Id GB-GOV-1-300310
Start date 2019-7-22
Status Implementation
Total budget £36,563,928

Sustainable Cooling and Cold Chain Solutions

Department for Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs

This activity supports a number of different areas of work which aim to accelerate the climate benefits of the Kigali Amendment (KA) to the Montreal Protocol (MP) and encourage uptake of energy efficient and climate friendly solutions. This includes (1) The creation of an African Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Cooling and Cold Chains (ACES) in Rwanda. ACES will accelerate deployment of sustainable (environmental, economic and social) cold-chain solutions throughout Africa. (2) The development and deployment of an HFC outlook model to address information gaps on energy use and energy related CO2 emissions from the refrigeration, air-conditioning and heat pumps (RACHP) market. It will assist in reducing cost of the transition for Article 5 countries to the Montreal Protocol and increase the climate benefit of action under the MP. (3) Increasing countries technical capacity and providing insights on global best practice of EE improvements of cooling products in parallel with HFC phase down, through model regulations and sustainable public procurement in ASEAN and Africa.

Programme Id GB-GOV-7-32CPL-00499-KA
Start date 2021-4-1
Status Implementation
Total budget £21,080,834.90

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

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

Support for inclusive and quality education in selected countries in sub-Saharan Africa by ensuring that up to 300,000 of the poorest and most disadvantaged children have greater access to improved education.

Programme Id GB-1-204961
Start date 2015-3-9
Status Implementation
Total budget £15,599,995

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

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

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.

Programme Id GB-GOV-1-300236
Start date 2018-4-4
Status Implementation
Total budget £150,267,647

UK Support to Palestinian Refugees(UKSPR) 2022-2025

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

To provide predictable, multi-year funding to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian refugees in the Near East which will help the agency deliver basic education including to girls, health services including family planning, vaccines and pre-natal and anti-natal services, relief services and humanitarian aid to more than 5.6 million Palestinian refugees in Gaza, the West Bank, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria.

Programme Id GB-GOV-1-301283
Start date 2022-7-11
Status Implementation
Total budget £37,699,993

Disability Inclusive Development Programme

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

This programme will deliver a set of interventions to support people with disabilities in a number of developing countries. The programme will deliver tangible outcomes for people with disabilities including access to education, jobs, healthcare and reduced stigma and discrimination and encourage global actors to prioritise the issue. The programme will also test innovative approaches to disability inclusion and generate high quality research to fill gaps and discover what works in this under-resourced area. A lack of attention and funding has severely limited evidence of what works to deliver inclusion in international development for approximately 800 million people with disabilities in developing countries. Interventions that work will be scaled up, widening their reach, and new learning and evidence shared across the global development community and national governments.

Programme Id GB-GOV-1-300397
Start date 2017-12-5
Status Implementation
Total budget £45,385,556

Better Education STatistics and global Action to improve learning (BESTA).

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

To address the global learning crisis in education, this joint policy and research programme will: 1) Establish new global learning indicators, including a new education lead indicator, through support to the UNESCO Institute of Statistics (UIS), the People's Action for Learning (PAL) network, and other partners working to improve learning and equity data across DFID's focus countries. 2) Improve analysis and use of data on learning and equity, through supporting four more annual Global Education Monitoring Reports. 3) Transform research methods through a partnership with the UK National Centre for Research Methods (NCRM) 4) Support emerging global initiatives to tackle other priority barriers to learning

Programme Id GB-1-204695
Start date 2017-11-23
Status Implementation
Total budget £22,566,597

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