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 […]
Learning used to be a huge challenge for the children of Tomaji Primary School in Maban County. Students were learning under trees and would be forced home at the first sign of rain. Seeking a more stable school environment, some children in the community used to make the two hour journey to Gasmallah Primary School, […]
This is Siefeldin. He is a GESS County Education Officer, based in Renk County. He is taking part in ongoing training in Juba and took some time out to speak to us about the training and his role in the GESS programme. “I am a teacher by profession. To direct schools in the right way […]
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 […]
Girls’ Education South Sudan (GESS) activities will benefit an estimated 200,000 girls in South Sudan. An estimated 300,000 boys will also benefit from the improved learning environment. But how? Watch this short video to find out.
The Independent Commission for Aid Impact’s (ICAI) review, published yesterday, on ‘The effects of DFID’s cash transfer programmes on poverty and vulnerability’ gave an overall rating of green/amber. This means that achievements have been made in most areas, but more could be done to improve programme effectiveness. One of the recommendations is that “…cash transfers […]