Type of SupportProject
About the Grantee
BP 2323, Bamako, Mali
Grants to this Grantee
for the preparatory phase of a civil society initiative to assess student learning in Mali
We recommend a grant to Œuvre Malienne d’Aide à l’Enfance du Sahel (OMAES) to plan and develop a civil society-led approach to evaluating learning and communicating the results in Mali. Drawing on successful QEDC-supported experiences in India (ASER) and Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania (Uwezo), OMAES will develop sampling methods and simple tests, train volunteers and pilot the approach in a limited area during the timeframe of the grant. The proposed grant is expected to greatly expand citizen understanding of learning levels in Mali and accelerate improvements in the education system.
for the implementation of a civil society initiative to assess student learning in Mali
This grant to Oeuvre Malienne d’Aide à l’Enfance du Sahel would continue support for a civil society-led approach to evaluate children’s learning in Mali and communicate the results to parents, policymakers, and civil society. The Organization would continue to strengthen its overall approach for measuring children’s early reading and math skills, train and supervise field workers, and devise new strategies for communicating results encouraging local action on the part of citizens, education officials, and schools.