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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30,000 primary school teachers in South Sudan, currently paid as little as $3 a month, to receive a monthly incentive of $40 under EU IMPACT programme. Supporting 30,000 teachers, striving to assist every primary school in South Sudan, and sustaining the social fabric. Stefano De Leo, Ambassador of the European Union to South Sudan today announced […]

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As we approached the midpoint of the Girls’ Education South Sudan (GESS) programme last year, we began to reflect upon lessons learnt. As a development programme, successfully operating in an ongoing and ever-changing conflict setting, the potential for knowledge sharing on best practice is huge. So how has such a comprehensive programme continued to deliver […]

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