The Contribution of Ngos Assistance in Improving Quality of Primary Education in Addis Ababa

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Addis Ababa Univerisity


The main purpose of this study was to assess the contribution of NGOs assistance in improving quality of primary education; the case of Addis Ababa city government. To this end, mixed methods approach more specifically a descriptive survey research method was employed to conduct the study. Data were gathered from 139 teachers, 20 principals, eight CRC coordinators, five. education officials (four at four sub-cities and one at AAEB) and eight representatives of program providers of NGOs, which were selected through random, availability and purposive sampling techniques. The data collected through questionnaires were analyzed using percentage and weighted mean and the qualitative data were analyzed in narration. The findings of the study revealed that improving physical accesses, resources and the. in-service teacher trainings had significance contributions in. improving teachers' professional competence and the teaching learning process as a whole. From this it can be concluded that NGOs had significant contribution in improving quality of primary education in Addis Ababa. Finally, it is suggested that more has to be done in improving qu·ality of primary education on the government part together with different NGOs willing to work on the educational center .



Primary Education