Title: Provide access to primary education to internal displaced children in Hai Masna Camp, to contribute to the government efforts to improve access to education for all.
Overall Goal: Ensure comprehensive and Accessibility, Equability, Affordability Quality Education Opportunities provided for all.
Specific Object 1: Ensure every boy and girl affected by conflict have access to quality education services provided.
Specific objective 2: strengthened teacher’s capacity in emergency education teaching techniques & skills to offer quality education to vulnerable IDPs children in the camp.
Decades of neglect and years of civil war has left the country with a shattered infrastructure, a large diaspora of some of its best talents, and generations of young people who have never had the opportunity of schooling. The situation which already has been exacerbated by the recent ethnic conflict that erupted out between Dinka cattle keepers and Luo Farmers in the former Jur River County resulted in the killing, raping of women and detention of civilians by the army. Over five thousand people fled to Episcopal Church of South Sudan (ECSS) (who later relocated to Hai Masna camp when space became small. The conflict has left most of Schools facilitates in bad shape, materials, furniture both were looted. Many IDPs who fled to Wau are not schooling because they lack of school facilitates; those who made an attempted are now learning open air space with no support either from government or NGOs. CARD aims to provide access to quality education to children affected by the conflict through provision of establish temporary learning spaces for 1000 displaced children in Hai Masna as well as provision of emergency teaching and learning materials.
Further CARD support would be capacity building for teachers and PTAs in teaching skills and PTAs child mobilization to go to school. The training aims to equip teachers and PTAs to support learners’ psychosocial needs and provide lifesaving information.
Teachers training is vital, given the situation of South Sudan, The teachers’ capacity in South Sudan is exceptionally low; 43.7% of teachers have only completed Primary School education or have not had any teacher training.
In addition, PTAs capacity on the other is weak in Education Management and school monitoring is nonexistence hence PTA training will inform and reinforce their roles in school management and mobilization of children to go to schools.
Output: Increased access to primary education for displaced children in the camp.
- community mobilisation and sensitisation campaigns to enrol 1000 school children (40% girls)
- 7 blocks of TLS established (14 classes)
- 1000 school children reached with emergency teaching and learning materials
- 250 student benches provided
- 10 chairs and 4 tables for teachers
- Provision of teachers incentives
- 2 bookshelves provided
- 50 T-shirts and 50 caps as part of project visibility
- 85% pupils trained in hygiene promotion will demonstrably keep themselves and dispose waste appropriately while at the same time keep their school environment clean.
- Training of 20 Primary school teachers (30% female) in ECD, teaching methods, techniques and skills
- 15 ALP teachers Trained (30% female) in teaching methodology and skills
- 20 PTA members trained (30% female)
- Formation of PTA
- Monthly PTA and community leaders meetings for both primary and ALP school