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  • Education Programme Plan Ethiopia 2007-2010 PGO information day Amersfoort, 22 November 2007
  • Alliance Education programme
    • Cooperation in the Netherlands:
    • alliance established in 2005 between ICCO/Kerkinactie, Edukans Foundation and Prisma (incl. help a Child). The aim of the alliance education programme: quality improvement along the goals of EFA and MDG (nr.2, 3)
    • Cooperation in Ethiopia:
    • Alliance members active in Ethiopia are:
      • EF (lead)- 12 partners - € 725.000 p/y ,
      • Help a Child - 1 partner - € 800.000 p/y
      • ICCO/KiA - 4 partners € 175.000 p/y
      • Link with other Alliance programmes
      • Educaids
      • Impulsis
      • ICCO’s Local Markets
      • Edukans Exchange programmes
  • Process in Ethiopia Involvement partners in developing the Education Programme Plan
    • Approval Education Programme Plan Ethiopia 2007-2010
    • Initiation partner networks (clusters)
    • Result agreements (< end 07)
    Workshop on EPP 2007-2010 and Monitoring (EEC) Oct 2007
    • Education Mapping Report
    • Quality framework
    • Priority setting (by partners)
    Mapping + workshop on Quality Education (Berhanu Berke) Jan 2007
    • Conceptual framework: Non Formal Community Based Training
    Workshop on Vocational skills (Thomas Paul) Sep 2006
    • Report (inventory) : “Work of NGOs in Alternative Basic Education (ABE)”
    Study on work of NGO’s in education (BEA-E) Jan 2006 Results Main activities Timetable
  • Improvements needs (based on Mapping Report 2006-2007)
    • Enhance quality of education
    • Strengthen retention and survival rate
    • Reach out to marginalized children
    • Expand education in regions with
    • low enrolment and gender disparity
    • Skills training for out-of-school youth
    • Empower CBO’s (CMC’s, PTA’s, etc) and government bureaus (e.g. KEB’s)
    • Support GO-NGO forums to influence
    • policy and resource allocation
  • Priorities (Jan 2007) Ethiopian Partners in Education.
    • 1. Quality
    • fight drop-out & improve schools, learning, teaching
    • 2. Equity
    • fight low enrolment and gender disparity
    • 3. Relevance
    • education and livelihood - localized curriculum
    • 4. Advocacy
    • forums to influence policy and resource allocation
  • Focus areas Education Programme Ethiopia
    • Geographical areas
    • Thematic areas
    • (1) Education & work, (2) Education and HIV/Aids, (3) Marginalized People
    HaC EKHC SNNP EF, ICCO EFDA, Eth Aid, FSCE, GADA, IWCIDA, Maedot, NVEA Oromya EF, ICCO EHRCEPA, JeCCDO, Focus, FCE, WCAT Amhara EF, ICCO APDA Afar Alliance members Partner organisations Regions
  • Main Objectives Monitoring protocol EPP 2007-2010
    • Increase access and equity to education
    • creating learner friendly (alternative) basic education centres and/ mobile schools in areas were access has been denied.
    • 2) Improve quality and relevance of education
    • reduce dropout and to promote effective learning in basic education, including skills training
    • 3) Strengthen the organisation and management skills of community groups of PTA’s, CMC’s, etc. to improve access to relevant and good quality education
    • 4) Support the participation of community groups in platforms for lobby and advocacy ,
    • influence government policy and resources allocation to secure access to quality education.
  • Strategies & Programmes
    • Strategies:
    • Poverty reduction :
    • increase access to relevant good-quality education
    • 2) Strengthening civil society:
    • strengthen the capacity of local actors to increase access to relevant and good-quality education
    • 3) Influencing policies :
    • supporting campaigns and lobbying activities in the field of EFA and related issues to guarantee access to good-quality education
    Programmes: 1) Alternative Basic Education, 2) Skills Training, 3) Education for Pastoralist
  • Programmes (1) Alternative Basic Education
    • Focus
    • Joint development (and application) of quality indicators for ABE at cluster level
    • Capacity building local government (school supervisors) + upgrading of primary teachers
    • Increase parental and community involvement in decision making + lobby & advocacy issues
    • Target (2010):
    • 3 regional clusters (Amhara, Oromya and SNNP) delivering effective, efficient and quality ABE programmes
  • Programmes (2) Skills Training
    • Focus
    • Development of (a joint) Non Formal
    • Vocational Skills Programme, incl:
    • Life skills training as an add on component to the ABE programme Training for self employment
    • Livelihood training at community level for youth – training for self- employment (through short and flexible courses)
    • Target (2010):
    • at least 5 partners (participating in 3 regional clusters) implement cost effective and market focussed skills training modules for youth in rural areas
  • Programmes (3) Education for Pastoralist
    • Focus
    • Policy development regarding education for pastoralists (revision of mobile school approach, incll literacy, position of girls, relevance curriculum, teacher capacity)
    • Development of joint education programme 2008-2010
    • Target (2010):
    • 1 cluster (of 3 partners) in Afar region, implementing a successful pastoralist education programme, that takes account of gender equality
  • Programme Linkages (towards a multi-actor programmatic approach )
    • (1) Alternative Basic Education
    • Cooperation with
    • (I)NGO’s involved in education, e.g. PCF, Action Aid, PACT, SCF
    • knowledge institutions, e.g. UoA
    • teacher training institutions: Bahir Dar, Jimma
    • network organisations: Educaids, BEA-E
    • (2 ) Skills Training
    • Link up with
    • TVET department Ministry of Education
    • NGO’s experienced in Non formal skills training, e.g. PCF and KNH
    • TVET expert organisations, e.g. ILO, UNESCO
    • (3) Marginalised People
    • Become a partner of the Afar Education Forum
    • (incl: REB, Unicef, APDA, Kelem and Emerda)
  • Roles and Functions of the Alliance and the Education Expertise Centre (EEC) - e stablished in June 2007 to coordinate the education programme of the Alliance in Ethiopia.
    • Financier
      • Alliance: investment in innovative ways to apply local knowledge
      • EEC: small grants funds (small scale grassroots initiatives)
    • Broker
      • Alliance: promote linkages and exchange of info, incl. N-S
      • EEC: facilitate learning (cluster level) + link up with networks
    • Capacity Builder
      • Alliance: educ. topics (quality) and organisational strengthening
      • EEC: organize training: e.g. PME, finances, management
    • Lobbyist
      • Alliance: support EFA campaigns and lobby activities
      • EEC: support joint lobby of partners towards government,
      • through the basic education network in Ethiopia
  • Financial Framework 7.125.000 1.900.000 1.800.000 1.725.000 1.700.000 Total 1.080.250 380.000 20% 306.000 17% 224.250 13% 170.000 10% Lobby & Advocacy Objective 4) 3 1.774.750 570.000 30% 468.000 26% 396.750 23% 340.000 20% Strengthening civil society Objective 3) 2 4.270.000 950.000 50% 1.026.000 57% 1.104.000 64% 1.190.000 70% Poverty reduction Objective 1) + 2) 1 Total € 2010 2009 2008 2007 Objectives
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
    • Accountability
    • Upwards (donors, government)
    • Downwards (community groups)
    • Horizontal (other NGO’s/CBO’s)
    • Monitoring issues
    • Agreement on Results
    • Key indicators (& instruments)
    • Evaluation
    • Midterm evaluation EPP 2008, incl. functioning of EEC
    • End evaluation EPP 2010
  • Programmatic Approach Problems & Solutions (1)
    • (1) Current partner portfolio
    • Problem: Most partners come from a direct service delivery background
    • Solution: Capacity building of partners (through EEC) in reinforcing the role of
    • civil society in influencing education policies and practices
    • (2) Multi-actor approach
    • Problem: Individual partner contracts
    • with all current partners in ABE
    • Solution: work through the established partner
    • learning groups (clusters in Amhara
    • and Oromya) towards regional
    • education programmes in 2010
  • Programmatic Approach Problems & Solutions (2)
    • (3) Financing the education programme
    • Problem: Need for additional funds to finance the new
    • programme on NF skills training
    • Solution: Prepare a programme proposal for additional
    • funding and apply for grant of the multi-donor Civil Society Support Programme (CSSP) in
    • Ethiopia (DFID, CIDA, Irish Aid (lead agency),
    • Netherlands Embassy & Norwegian Embassy)
    • Gap between policy development and practice
    • Problem: New requirements regarding monitoring and reporting during
    • implementation process (e.g. result agreements, new MIS, etc.)
    • Solution: Coordinated monitoring and reporting system
  • Programmatic Approach Problems & Solutions (3)
    • (5) Roles & responsibilities within the Alliance
    • Problem: No clear definition of role leading agency and participating
    • agencies in the education programme, regarding:
    • * coordination of education related activities (focal point),
    • such as Educaids (mainstreaming), Impulsis (regional
    • focus), Local markets (farmers vs. last 10-20% educ progr.)
    • * communication of the alliance programme (also beyond the
    • education programme) towards partners, donors, etc.
    • * decentralisation (role EEC)
    • * financing (influence related to financial contribution?)
    • * inclusion of all alliance initiatives (e.g. Dark & Light)
    • Solution: (PGO) Definition of role leading agency and participating
    • organisations based upon the Alliance Business plan
  • Plans and needs for 2008 (1)
    • (1) (Alternative) Basic Education Programme:
    • * Cap building needs assessment of partners (EEC)
    • * Development of joint quality indicators
    • * Capacity building supervisors & teachers (UvA)
    • Support needed regarding use of MIS, incl. organisation
    • scan, results, indicators (according to monitoring protocol)
    • (2) Skills training
    • * Survey re. NF skills training experiences in
    • Amhara, Oromya and SNNP (REB, ILO, UNESCO)
    • * Partner workshop in Feb 2008
    • * Development skills training programme
    • Need for policy framework
  • Plans and needs for 2008 (2) (3) Pastoralist education * Evaluation of APDA – mobile school projects * Programme development Afar region * Policy development Need for linking and learning – sharing experiences (4) Lobby and Advocacy * Guidelines for effective lobby and advocacy for partners * Partner workshop in October 2008 in cooperation with BEA-E Training for alliance members (5) Alliance education programme Need for PGO harmonisation policy