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Global Communication and Learning Systems in Haiti


Period of Performance: 1 September 2002 through 30 September 2004


Basic education, interactive radio, at-risk youth, professional development

Project Goal:

To improve access to quality primary education in Creole through teacher training and Interactive Radio Instruction (IRI). IRI programs will target at-risk youth, adults, the elderly and underserved populations in addition to primary school teachers and students. The project also focuses on monitoring and evaluation to allow USAID and project partners to track progress and ensure long-term sustainability.

List of Partners:

EDC staff and dot-EDU partners will ensure above all that project activities will lead to the achievement of the following Program Results:

PR1 – Reassessment and modification of the SO4 (human capacity building Strategic Objective 4) framework, including intermediate results, indicators of progress and measurement tools to be used.

PR2 – Establishment of an automated monitoring and evaluation system for collecting, collating, manipulating and analyzing data on progress indicators of the SO4 framework as well as other program elements.

PR3 – Identification and development of a functioning structure for utilizing a combination of satellite transmission, commercial radio, community radio and/or cassettes and CDs to transmit educational messages to in-school and out-of-school audiences.

PR4 – Instructional radio (with a geographic focus) in math and Creole for 2nd, 3rd and 4th graders, with the possibility of extending beyond these subjects and these audiences to include content for out-of-school youth and/or adults.

The above program results will be achieved through a process that promotes the active participation of donors, local community leaders and groups and advocates for democratic practices in Haiti.

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