SINDH EDUCATION REFORMS PROGRAM(SERP-I)

  • 13800 teachers recruited on Need cum Merit basis, tested by third parties (IBA & SU)

SERP-II Road Map:

  • 10,000 add. teachers
  • Rs. 100 million per year(av.) for each district provided
  • 650 shelter-less schools; 2600 class rooms; 5000 lacking facilities ; with 4th phase in place

SERP-II :

  • Double the investment for School Rehabilitation/Construction
  • SMCs School Management Committees (SMCs) received annual grants worth Rs. 1.1 Billion per annum (on avg.) Strengthening SMCs and Community Voice
  • Free distribution of textbooks from Grade I to XII (4.7 Million sets) completed – all levels of schools
  • New Textbooks, Curriculum Review, Piloting of Book Banks
  • Annual Stipends to Girls (Grade VI to X) provided (Normal @ Rs. 2400/- and Differential @ Rs. 3600/-)
  • Beneficiaries increased (2008:331,000 V/S. 2010:410,000)
  • Continuity with extension to primary level
  • Students Diagnostic Assessments conducted for Maths and Language (Gr-IV); Social Science & Maths (Gr-VIII)
  • Students' Achievement Testing (Gr. V/VI, VIII); Sindh Exam Commission
  • 450 low cost private schools (subsidy based PPP Model– @ Rs. 450/- per girl and Rs. 350/- per boy)
  • Fill in the gap in the public sector
  • Sindh Teacher Education Development Authority (STEDA for regulating teacher education, with new ADE/B.Ed. Course Launched
  • STEDA law; Teacher Management; Licensing
  • Education Management Reforms (Cluster Based School Management & Mentoring), extended from 3 to 14 Tehsils
  • SESM-New Leadership Training launched as Mandatory Induction Training Program for BS-17 at PITE, S.B.A.
  • All districts; HUB Quality Schools; Area School Boards; Specialised Cadres; Sindh Education Commission
  • Annual School Census conducted each year providing feedback to policy; GIS-Mapping of 8 districts completed
  • Development of MIS and GIS Mapping

In Partnership with ERU/FINANCE DEPARTMENT

  • Medium Term Budgetary Framework (MTBF) to Education Department and 15 Districts.
  • School Specific Budgets/Posts for 15 districts
  • Strengthening of Sindh Public Procurement Regulatory Authority (SPPRA)
  • MTFF/MTBF & School Budgets with ERU/F.D; M &E (Teacher Salaries), SPPRA
  • School Consolidation policy launched to merge nearby schools into Campus Schools
    Single Campus Schools (with USAid support)

CONTINUATION OF REFORMS FOR FUTURE: ROAD MAP
BROAD OBJECTIVES DEFINED (5 YRS):

  • Bring 1 million out- of- school children at Primary level
  • Double Secondary school enrolments - 0.9 to1.8 million
  • Increase Students Achievement by 15 -25 %
  • Improve Gender Equity at primary and Sec. level
  • Strengthen Results Based Accountability through strong M & E Framework
  • Strengthen Sector Management through Medium Term Policy Planning, Financial Management & Donor Coordination
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