Teacher Training

  • P Project/Program

? Activity Status: Unknown

Key Information

ADC has designed and implemented an intensive 12 week training course for rural primary school teachers in Africa who have never received any prior formal training. ADC designed courses and facilitated training sessions for teachers already in the school system to gain important skills and improve their teaching abilities. ADC also trained teachers and librarians on school library management to ensure the proper use of books; trained hundreds of basic literacy instructors; and trained teachers in sexual exploitation awareness and psychosocial support.

Lead Implementing Organization(s)


Sub-Saharan Africa

Ethiopia, Liberia, Rwanda, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania

Government Affiliation



Not applicable or unknown


Not applicable or unknown

Ministry Affiliation



Not applicable or unknown

COVID-19 Response


Areas of Work Back to Top

Education areas

Other skills

  • Life skills/sexuality education


  • Teacher training

Cross-cutting areas

Not applicable or unknown

Program participants

Target Audience(s)

Boys in school, Girls in school, Teachers - female, Teachers - male


4 - 11

School Enrolment Status

All in school

School Level

  • Lower primary
  • Upper primary

Other populations reached

Not applicable or unknown

Participants include

Not applicable or unknown

Program Approaches Back to Top

Life skills education

  • Sexual and reproductive health (including puberty education)

School-related gender-based violence

  • Support in and around schools (e.g. peer counseling, adult-to-student counseling)


  • In-service teacher training – pedagogy general
  • Pre-service teacher training – pedagogy general

Tutoring/strengthening academic skills

  • Literacy - in the classroom

Program Goals Back to Top

Education goals

  • Improved academic skills (literacy and numeracy)
  • Increased literacy
  • Increased school completion (general)

Cross-cutting goals

  • Improved mental health
  • Improved sexual and reproductive health