The Aga Khan foundation has trained over 1,000 headteachers of nursery and primary schools from Lindi and Mtwara regions through its project that seeks to improve education in the East Africa Regions (AKU-IED, EA).
Strengthening Education Systems East Africa (SESEA)
Strengthening Education Systems East Africa (SESEA) falls under a joint initiative between Global Affairs Canada and Aga Khan Foundation Canada (AKFC): the Partnership for Advancing Human Development in Africa and Asia (PADHAA). The CAD $100 million partnership ($75 million from DFATD and $25 million from AKFC) involves projects across various sectors, with SESEA acting as the key education-related intervention. Source: aku.edu/iedea.
The free training that involved headteachers from Kilwa, Lindi, Nachingwea and Newala districts had benefited from various training of teaching techniques including how to prepare the relevant subjects.
The AKU-IED,EA Project Manager, Mr Ronald Kimambo said the project is well known as ‘the project of consolidation of professional and supporting education systems in improving learning outcomes’. This was revealed on Friday during the fourth graduation ceremony since the establishment of the project.
“This is a five year project that sponsored by the government of the Canada and the Aga Khan foundation … and it’s expected to complete at the end of this year,” Kimambo briefed during the occasion held in Kilwa District.
According to him, since the establishment of the project has helped bring positive change among teachers and pupils, as well as strengthen government’s efforts in improving the education sector. “We hope these teachers will serve as a springboard for their fellow teachers through knowledge sharing,” he said.
|Related: Aga Khan University Institute of Educational Development East Africa|
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