Today is World Humanitarian Day and a powerful campaign has been started to mark the day, urging people to come together to show solidarity for the millions of people caught in armed conflict. #NotATarget – the campaign highlights how, during conflicts, civilians; children; schools; aid workers; women; and other vulnerable groups are trapped in wars […]

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Yesterday we celebrated National Girls’ Education Day with our annual Careers Fair for secondary school girls in Juba. The celebration was held at Juba Day Secondary School, where over 400 girls participated, including girls from the the host, Juba Day, and 5 neighbouring schools.  What options are available to girls when they leave Senior 4? […]

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At a Press Conference in Juba yesterday (21st June, 2017), the Honourable Undersecretary of the Ministry of General Education and Instruction announced that 1.3 million pupils have now been enrolled in the Schools Attendance Monitoring System (SAMS) for the 2017 Academic Year. “We would like to thank our partners UK aid and Girls’ Education South […]

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“Education provides the essential building blocks for lasting peace”, says Akuja de Garang, the Team Leader for Cambridge Education’s Girls’ Education South Sudan (GESS) programme. This fierce commitment and her determination to promote education for all in the war-torn country of her birth, has led her all the way to Buckingham Palace where she becomes […]

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The conflict in South Sudan spread to the formally-peaceful Greater Equatoria region last year, causing mass displacement. Many left for neighbouring Uganda, whilst some fled to the relative safety of Juba. This influx of Internally Displaced People (IDPs) to the capital city has placed a large strain on resources and services, including schools. In many schools, facilities […]

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Last week, Eye Radio reporter, Joakino Francis, spoke to the Programme Director of the European Union’s IMPACT Programme, John Shotton about the Programme’s inception and design. You can listen to a clip of the radio show through the link, below. Through IMPACT, 30,000 primary school teachers in South Sudan will receive a monthly incentive of $40. Supporting […]

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