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Education Quality Improvement Programme in Tanzania (EQUIP-T)

The EQUIP-Tanzania program, funded by DFID and implemented in cooperation with the Government of Tanzania, aims to improve the quality of education, especially for girls, in seven relatively educationally-disadvantaged regions of Tanzania, with the eventual goal of replication to the whole of Tanzania. Covering one quarter of the primary education system, with 3,680 schools, approximately 49,000 teachers, EQUIP-Tanzania will support more than 2 million girls and boys across 48 districts to have an equal opportunity to access and benefit from quality education. Project activities focus on teacher performance, school leadership, planning and management, and increasing community participation.

Implementation Timeframe
January 1, 2013 - December 31, 2017
Primary Implementing Organization: 
Cambridge Education
Sub Implementer: 
International Rescue Committee
Country: 
Funding Organization: 
UK Department for International Development (DFID)
Strategies: 
Teaching and Learning Materials Development/Provision
Community Mobilization
Teacher Coaching
Mother Tongue Education
Multilingual Education
School Management
Reading Assessment
Parent Teacher Association/Community Training
Reading Advocacy
Total Number Pre-Service Teachers Targeted for Capacity Building: 
40,000
Total Number of Students Targeted: 
2,200,000