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Governance, Decentralization and Service Delivery: Education sector in Southern Sudan. Government of Southern Sudan Paris, 10 March 2006 Break out Session 11:30 – 1:00. Context and Strategic opportunities. CPA, INC and ICSS : p rovide a framework

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Governance decentralization and service delivery education sector in southern sudan

Governance, Decentralization and Service Delivery:Education sector in Southern Sudan

Government of Southern Sudan

Paris, 10 March 2006

Break out Session 11:30 – 1:00


Context and strategic opportunities
Context and Strategic opportunities

  • CPA, INC and ICSS: provide a framework

  • Decentralization allows for equitable resource allocation; locally-relevant interventions; targeted efforts to reduce disparities;

  • Improved security: allows expanded educational access,return and reintegration of IDPs;

  • Increased budget allocations, partnerships and donor support (Allocation of $140 million by GOSS): allows scaling up of educational programmes;

  • MDTFs and ERDF: Support sector-wide approaches


Commitment to decentralization
Commitment to Decentralization

  • Functions to be allocated on the principle of subsidiarity:

    • GOSS: Mainly Policy, Standards, Financing, Monitoring and Capacity Building

    • States: Mainly Policy Implementation, Regulation, Financing, Technical Assistance, Training and Monitoring and Evaluation

    • Counties: Mainly Provision

      (See Annex slides for details)

  • Transition Arrangements: During the transition, the GOSS will be performing functions that will subsequently be transferred


Strategic framework
Strategic Framework

  • Design and finalize the decentralization framework, including the guidelines/criteria for resource allocation;

  • Enact relevant legislation, as required;

  • Establish mechanisms to monitor disbursements and utilization of funds;

  • Capacity development of states and county-level staff;

  • Creation of educational administration structures.


Delivery of educational services thrust areas
Delivery of educational services : Thrust Areas

  • Build state/county-level capacity to manage education;

  • Enhancing educational access;

  • Improve gender equity;

  • Improve quality of education;

  • Expand teacher training (pre-service and in-service);

  • Expandsecondary education and strengthen tertiary education


Priority actions for building state county level capacity to manage education
Priority actions for Building state/county-level capacity to manage education

  • Revise education policy for consistency with CPA, INC and ICSS;

  • Establish County Education Offices;

  • Establish an administrative structure linking levels

  • Create a pool of trained personnel;

  • Develop community-school partnerships;

  • Set up a functional EMIS/simple mechanism for monitoring learning.


Priority actions for enhancing educational access
Priority actions for enhancing educational access

  • Commitment to Free Basic Education

  • Go-to-School initiative to be launched on April 1 2006;

  • Expand educational facilities in places of arrival of returning IDPs and refugees;

  • Undertake a comprehensive mapping of services;

  • Construct classrooms/learning spaces with focus on underserved areas;

  • Develop alternative learning programmes for out-of-school adolescents, demobilised children and young adults;

  • Provide educational materials to enrolled pupils;

  • Expansion of school feeding programme;

  • Develop state/county-specific plans.


Priority actions for improving gender equity
Priority actions for Improving gender equity

  • Increase the number of village schools for girls;

  • Introduce accelerated learning programmes for out-of-school adolescent girls;

  • Community mobilisation to remove the cultural and social obstacles which prevent girls from participating in education;

  • Multi-sector approach involving the provision of water supply facilities and gender-segregated toilet facilities and “comfort kits” to girls in schools.


Priority actions for improving educational quality i
Priority actions for improving educational quality - I

CURRICULUM RENEWAL AND TEXTBOOKS PRODUCTION

  • Train staff of curriculum development centre;

  • Renew basic education curriculum to :

    • Develop framework for primary and secondary education;

    • Make learning content contextually and culturally relevant;

    • create a culture of peace and tolerance; respect for human rights and ethnic diversities; environmental awareness, hygiene education, and gender issues;

    • incorporate life-skills education with focus to promote HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention.

  • Increase textbook production

  • Mother tongue as medium of instruction in the early years of primary education : national conference to be held in 2006 to address language issues.


Priority actions for improving educational quality ii
Priority actions for improving educational quality - II

IMPROVING LEARNING ENVIRONMENT

  • Create a protective/safe learning environment

  • Ensure the availability for basic teaching-learning supplies for teachers and pupils.

    IMPROVING TEACHING-LEARNING PROCESS

  • Set up a network of teacher training centres to train in-service teachers.

  • Increase number of teachers to keep pace with planned increase in enrolment.

    IMPROVING LEARNING ASSESSMENT

  • Establish an examination and certification authority;

  • Set a mechanism to monitor learning achievement.

    EXPAND TEACHER TRAINING


Priority actions strengthening secondary and tertiary education
Priority Actions - Strengthening secondary and tertiary education

  • Establishment of additional secondary schools and training of teachers;

  • Increasing tertiary institutions to meet the urgent need for qualified work force;

  • Transfer of three universities from Khartoum to Southern Sudan (Juba, Malakal and Wau);

  • Training of staff of tertiary institutions and universities;

  • Establish vocational training facilities.


Continuing challenges
Continuing challenges

  • Capacity constraints to expanding access

  • Lack of institutional, organizational and human resource capacity at all levels of government

  • Limited qualified human resources – the lack of trained educational planners/administrators, head-teachers, teachers etc.

  • Inadequate equipment, transportation facilities

  • Low funds absorption capacity



Institutional framework for decentralization of educational administration goss functions
Institutional Framework for Decentralization of educational administration: GOSS Functions

  • Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST), GoSS :

    • Policy development;

    • Capacity building;

    • Standard setting;

    • Quality assurance;

    • Technical support to states;

    • Monitoring and evaluation;

    • Equitable allocation of resources; and

    • E Management Information System.


Institutional framework for decentralization of educational administration state functions
Institutional Framework for Decentralization of educational administration: State Functions

  • State Ministry:

    • Policy implementation;

    • State-level planning;

    • capacity building at county level;

    • Equitable allocation of resources among counties;

    • Technical support to counties;

    • Monitoring and evaluation;

    • Teacher training


Institutional framework for decentralization of educational administration sub state functions
Institutional Framework for Decentralization of educational administration: Sub-state Functions

  • Sub-state:

    • County-level planning;

    • Delivery and management of educational services;

    • Facility expansion;

    • Supervision of educational services;

    • Promotion of school-community partnerships that improve school governance.


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