Improving Education Quality in South Asia
Sustainable Development Goals: 4
- SDG 4 - Quality Education
The current mapping was envisioned in light of the learning challenges in South Asia, the urgent need for improving teaching and learning quality and lack of clarity around the same, a desire to map UNICEF’s efforts in this area to better understand what works, and to inform UNICEF South Asia’s ongoing efforts and further research in this area. The mapping involved a desk review of available documentation, online surveys, and Skype interviews with key informants from UNICEF Country Offices, Field Offices, and key NGO/government partners. Findings were captured in the form of the present Report, a PDF Brief, a Powerpoint presentation, and a taxonomy listing UNICEF-supported quality interventions in South Asia. Findings regarding key challenges, success drivers, potential leverage points for enhancing teaching-learning quality, and UNICEF’s unique strengths and limitations as an organization, were gathered from surveys, interviews, and the limited evaluations available. These were analyzed in order to glean specific recommendations for UNICEF South Asia.