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Are Our Children Learning? Uwezo Kenya Sixth Learning Assessment Report

Uwezo Kenya released its sixth annual learning assessment report, presenting findings from a national assessment of 130,653 children's literacy and numeracy skills.

Are our children learning? The status of education in Uganda in 2015

This report is based on data from the fifth Uwezo assessment that was carried out in 2014 and a review of available evidence. The data were collected from a nationally representative sample of 28 districts in Uganda.

Are our children learning? A review of the Education For All Goals

Despite marked progress in increasing access to education across Kenya in recent years, Kenya has not fully met its commitments under the Education for All Goals.

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.
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