South Sudan, planning education key to its future

03 November 2016.

 Decades of war have left an indelible mark on South Sudan’s education system. Some 1.8 million children and youth are currently out-of-school. For those in school, a severe lack of qualified teachers and damaged infrastructure has diminished educational quality.

However, a blueprint for the country’s education system is striving to change the course of education for all of South Sudan’s children and youth. Known as the General Education Strategic Plan (GESP), it will set the policy direction and education targets for the next five years (2017-2021)... Read more