Georgia Primary Education Project (G-PRIED) Final Report
Improving primary grade learning outcomes has implications more far-reaching than simply raising achievement scores on national and international assessments. Reading and math are fundamental tools for thinking and learning, and literacy has an integrated and cumulative effect on comprehension in all other subject areas. Furthermore, establishing a strong foundation in reading and math in primary school sets students up for success in secondary and tertiary education, especially for children from ethnic and linguistic minorities in Georgia. The USAID Georgia Primary Education Project (G-PriEd) aimed not only to improve the math and reading skills of Georgian children, but also to instill critical thinking and enable children to become entrepreneurs, leaders, and productive contributors to society.