Hon. Minister of the Ministry of General Education and Instruction (MoGEI), Deng Deng Hoc Yai, announced that enrolment recorded on the School Attendance Monitoring System (SAMS – www.sssams.org) passed 1.5 million on 18th May. It is now standing at almost 1.6 million. Data from SAMS shows that schools are opening earlier in the year, with […]

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This morning, Matthew Rycroft CBE – the Permanent Secretary at the Department for International Development (DFID) – visited Juba Day Secondary School to witness the GESS package of support to the school, as well as the continued need for support to South Sudan’s education sector. He was greeted by the long-serving Head Teacher, George Kenyi; […]

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The International Day of the Girl Child, celebrated on the 11th October every year, is a globally-recognized celebration of the world’s 1.1 billion girls who are a powerful source of strength and creativity. A pioneering trio of films, produced by the UK aid-funded Girls’ Education South Sudan (GESS) programme, and Medical Aid Films, will be […]

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A record >215,000 girls across the whole of South Sudan will receive a Cash Transfer from Girls’ Education South Sudan (GESS), a collaboration of the Ministry of General Education and Instruction (MoGEI) and UK aid, with the transfers all due to be paid out by mid-November. The Honorable Undersecretary Ministry of General Education and Instruction, […]

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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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