Category: Learning

Teacher absenteeism and children’s learning – the elephant in the classroom

Prior to COVID-19, 6 out of 10 children globally and 9 out of 10 children in Sub-Saharan Africa, were not learning. With the significant learning losses during the pandemic, even more children are at risk of learning poverty and lifelong poverty. COVID-19 school closures highlighted further the issues around learning…

Supporting young women to become teachers and role models in Sierra Leone

The Girls’ Access to Education – Girls’ Education Challenge (GATE-GEC) project was a four-year UK Aid-funded project. It was led by Plan International UK and implemented by Plan International Sierra Leone, alongside consortium partners Action Aid, Humanity and Inclusion and the Open University (OU).