Enhancing Access to Education for Out of School Youth in Zimbabwe

By CraigNudelman | November 24th, 2011

Since 2005, Zimbabwe has had a continual decline in the number of children attending both primary and secondary school. Despite various projects to curb this turn of events, these efforts have been limited, resulting in many vulnerable and marginalized children failing to enlist on the various programmes in place to assist them. The goal of the project and World Education Zimbabwe is to improve access to alternative education for children and youth who have dropped out of the formal education system. The project’s objectives are to improve the Out-of-School Model through material development, strengthen linkages with other service providers and coordination with the Ministry of Education, Sport and Arts and Culture (MOESAC) and other stakeholders on out of school programmes; and engage in advocacy activities to raise awareness and mobilize further resources for out-of-school children and youth.  The sustainability of the project is dependent on the government of Zimbabwe’s acceptance of the project, so that vulnerable children can continue to realize their right to education after the Children First Project lifespan. 

ShareThis

our hCard

Building vibrant and tolerant democracies
1 Hood Avenue/148 Jan Smuts; Rosebank, GP 2196; South Africa
E 28° 2.1600000000001" S -26° 8.7420000000001"
Telephone: +27 (0)11 587 5000
FAX: +27 (0)11 587 5099

Twitter Feed

  • RT : #ZAMESR16 Participants planning setting up Situation room. https://t.co/9Sdmq4W2Sn
    10 hours 17 min ago
  • RT : This made elections in Malawi enjoyable. Congratulations to Malawi for that.
    10 hours 17 min ago
  • RT : "Constant engagements were carried through to Election Day where the Situation Room had a Command Centre collecting information" #ZAMESR16
    10 hours 18 min ago
  • RT : "The full time staffers were linked to departments in the Electoral Commission who worked closely with them." Justice Mbandera #ZAMESR16
    12 hours 3 min ago
  • RT : #ZAMESR16 Father Chiti enganges Chair & his Deputy Chief Executive on trust building in elections https://t.co/vndiTelik1
    12 hours 3 min ago

Our newsletters

Sign up for our newsletter to receive stories, research, and news, delivered periodically to your inbox.