Girls - Participatory Approaches to Students Success (PASS) in Ghana

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Key Information

To increase participation and the quality of secondary education by providing disadvantaged girls with secondary level scholarships and Colleges of Education with targeted support to improve teacher education and management. This will benefit 81,000 girls and 38 Colleges of Education and improve gender parity and quality of teaching and learning. This contributes towards our MDGs by improving better access and gender parity by 2015.


Location(s)

Sub-Saharan Africa

Ghana

Government Affiliation

Unknown

Years

2012 - 2020

Partner(s)

KPMG East Africa, Mott MacDonald Limited, Crown Agents Limited, British Council, Ministry of Education Ghana

Ministry Affiliation

N/A

COVID-19 Response

Unknown

Areas of Work Back to Top

Education areas

Attainment

  • Secondary completion

Other skills

  • Rights/empowerment education

Quality

  • School quality

Cross-cutting areas

  • Early/child marriage
  • Economic/livelihoods (including savings/financial inclusion, etc.)
  • Gender equality

Program participants

Target Audience(s)

Girls in school

Age

11 - 15

School Enrolment Status

All in school

School Level

  • Lower secondary
  • Upper secondary

Other populations reached

  • Teachers - female

Participants include

Not applicable or unknown

Program Approaches Back to Top

Facilities construction/improvement

  • Construction/improvement of classrooms

Reducing economic barriers

  • Scholarships/stipends for school fees

Teaching

  • In-service teacher training – gender-responsive pedagogy
  • In-service teacher training – pedagogy general
  • Teaching materials (e.g. lesson plans, curricula)

Tutoring/strengthening academic skills

  • Literacy - in the classroom
  • Literacy - outside the classroom
  • Numeracy - in the classroom
  • Numeracy - outside the classroom
  • STEM - in the classroom
  • STEM - outside the classroom

Program Goals Back to Top

Education goals

  • Improved academic skills (literacy and numeracy)
  • Increased grade attainment
  • Increased progression to secondary school
  • Increased secondary school completion
  • Increased years of schooling
  • Reduced absenteeism

Cross-cutting goals

  • Reduced child marriage