Presentation on theme: "EDUCATION Sector Update – 15 September 2011 HUMANITARIAN ACTION COMMITTEE MEETING - LIBERIA SECTORAL UPDATE ECCD Center (Beatuo-Buutuo Axis)"— Presentation transcript:
EDUCATION Sector Update – 15 September 2011 HUMANITARIAN ACTION COMMITTEE MEETING - LIBERIA SECTORAL UPDATE ECCD Center (Beatuo-Buutuo Axis)
PROGRESS education sector Highlights To date 23,966 children in school Teacher training manual for Ivorian teachers being standardized Nimba OVERALL: 5,897 CHILDREN (Liberian + Ivorian) IN ECD/PRIMARY Education activities continue in Butuo axis (SC), Loguatuo axis (IRC), Bahn camp (SC), and Gborplay axis (PLAN) On going – Early Childhood ECCD activities taking place for children aged 2- 5 and Support to Primary schools Atendance in some host community schools increasing especially the number of girls Organizing PTA meeting on better school management Ivorian students from the Camp are participating in Back to School Campaigns events with host community students Strengthen monitoring mechanism of activities through frequent visit to the communities
PROGRESS education sector Grand Gedeh OVERALL: 14,162 CHILDREN (Liberian + Ivorian) IN ECD/PRIMARY EDUCATION On going ECCD activities taking place for children aged 2-5 and Support to Primary schools Back to School Campaign concluded in the increase of registration numbers To date, total 51 tents erected for ECD/Primary education with 47 caregivers and 139 Ivorian primary teachers. 84 teachers were trained (60% trained) Distribution ongoing for textbooks, school-in-a-box, ECD kits, learners kits, recreational kits distributed to children in camps and Host Communities Maryland OVERALL: 3,907 CHILDREN IN ECD/PRIMARY EDU/SECONDARY EDU/YOUTH CENTRE On going ECCD activities taking place for children aged 2-5 and Support to Primary schools Expanding activities in 9 locations (4 in Harper, 2 in Camp, 3 in HCs) To date, 9 tents (1 for Youth) erected/ 13 school-in-a-box, 1 recreational kit, 2,400 learners kits, 6,400 textbooks distributed River Gee Education sector working group has been set up in Fishtown; agreed to have sector working group meetings in bi-weekly basis
CHALLENGES education sector NIMBA Gap on the figure of registration and attendance continues School buidling damaged/limited accessibility to communities caused by heavy rain GRAND GEDEH Lack of school furniture causing unfriendly spaces for students WASH facilities very limited/school building need to be rehabilitated Gap on the figure of registration and attendance as continuous challenge MARYLAND Teacher incentives still not paid/production of school furniture not progressed due to lack of funding RIVER GEE Interventions will depend on the progress of relocation exercise from HCs in River Gee to the camp in Maryland
WAY FORWARD education sector Back to School Campaign resulting the increase of enrolment of children, follow-up action continues with PTA/community members Resolution on payment of teachers incentives School furniture need to be placed immediately in schools/ECD centres/camp schools as many of them have very limited furniture Rehabilitation of WASH facilities in affected areas Supporting MOE-Liberia to coordinate with MOE-CDI for further discussion on accreditation of refugee children MOE delegation from CDI expected to visit Liberia in coming month
Sector Partners FCA IBIS COHDA CAP EHUD Foundation CESLY IEDA UNICEF UNHCR WFP UNESCO MOE SC-UK PLAN IRC VIA LRRRC Sector Donors Japan Ireland Netherlands UK (DFID) Sweden
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