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Title: An Assessment of USAID/ IQPEP Contributions in Improving Quality,of Primary Education in Selected Primary Schools of Addis Ababa City Administration
???metadata.dc.contributor.*???: Desalign Chalichisa (Dr)
Tarekegn, Ankure
Keywords: Addis Ababa City Administration.
Issue Date: Jun-2013
Publisher: Addis Ababa University
Abstract: The purpose of this study was to assess the contribution made by USAID/IQPEP in improving quality of primary education in Addis Ababa City Administration. To cönduct the` study, descriptive survey method was employed. The sample covered seven primary schools in the four Sub-cities. Out of the total, 45 IQPEP intervention schools are found in four Sub-cities of Addis Ababa City Administration, the study was conducted in 7 primary schools. The instruments used to collect data from Teachers, Principals, Cluster Supervisors, Sub-city and City Education Bureau Officials was questionnaire. Unstructured interview and focus group discussion were also used to collect data from selected Teachers, Cluster supervisors, Sub~city, and City Education Bureau Officials and USAID/IQPEP Coordinators. The results revealed that the trainings conducted in use of various planning tools for strategic planning have enahanced the capacity of education personnels to plan for quality education. The findings of the study also revealed that lack of textbooks, the absence of research in the schools, lack of regular supervisi on, lack of cooperation from government officials, and the presence of high turn over of educatiowpersonnelsswere among the major problems. T he study recommended that the good practices that USAID/IQPEP to str engthening the capacity of teaching force should be scaled up and the training prepare for teachers should be planned on the basis of the interest of majority of the teachers
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