For The Implementation Of A Civil Society Assessment Of Student Learning In East Africa

This grant to Hivos would provide continued support to Uwezo, a nationwide, citizen-led assessment of student learning in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda. Uwezo is the largest annual assessment of children’s learning in Africa; in 2012 alone Uwezo tested nearly 350,000 children in about 11,000 communities. The results have sparked national, regional, and global debates about the magnitude of the learning crisis for schoolchildren. This renewal grant would support the ongoing efforts to collect, analyze, and communicate the results of the nationwide learning assessment to stimulate citizen action and oversight in education and policy reform.
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for supporting citizen-led assessments worldwide  
This grant will allow Hivos to support the People’s Action for Learning Network, a peer learning network that supports organizations that are implementing citizen-led assessments of learning in 13 countries. The network will support its members to improve their work, better understand and share learning about its impacts, and ensure that the data generated contributes to monitoring progress of the education Sustainable Development Goals at the country and global level.
for supporting citizen-led assessments worldwide  
This grant will allow Hivos to support seven organizations implementing citizen-led assessments in nine countries to improve their work and increase its visibility. Hivos will also help interested organizations in new countries to learn about and begin piloting their own work on similar assessments as a way to engage citizens in advancing an agenda for better learning outcomes.

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