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Learning in mother tongues | JiElimishe

One of the reasons given for poor learning outcomes in Tanzania is the medium of instruction. Twaweza and the University of Dar es Salaam held a seminar on the role of our mothers' tongues in education.

Want to know if children are learning? A toolkit from Uwezo

A new toolkit from Uwezo summarizing the learning assessment processes in animated form.

Tanzania: are our children learning?

While 100% of children in Standard 3 should be able to read basic English and Kiswahili stories, and do simple mathematics of class two level , a new citizen-led assessment report reveals that very few are able to do so.

Uganda: are our children learning?

A new study reveals that very few children in Primary 3 and higher are able to do basic reading and mathematics. In Primary 3, nine out of ten children (or 88%) are unable to both read and solve division at Primary 2 level, while in Primary 7, almost three out of ten pupils (or 26%) are unable to complete the same tasks.

Kenya: are our children learning?

While 100% of children in Class 3 and higher classes should be able to read basic English and Kiswahili, and do simple mathematics, a new citizen-led assessment report reveals that very few are able to do so.

Are our children learning? Literacy and numeracy across East Africa

This report presents data collected in Kenya in February 2013, in Tanzania in May-June 2013 and in Uganda in July 2013. The assessment was conducted in 366 districts across East Africa.

Three presidents debate learning outcomes

Three East African presidents take a closer look at the education systems in their country.
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