Tutorial Support Program for Primary School Girls

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Key Information

The project targets mainly Grade 8 students (girls) through its tutorial support activities. It support the girls to prepare for their Grade 8 National Examination and focuses on those who needs support due to their academic performance and family situation – including their high work load and inadequate time to study. The tutorial support is aimed to improve target students (girls) performances and achievements in the National Examination and enable them to transition into secondary education. The support will improve the girls’ situation and educational achievement as well as their ability to secure safe employment in the future.


Lead Implementing Organization(s)


Sub-Saharan Africa


Activity URL

Not applicable or unknown

Government Affiliation

Government-affiliated program


2021 - 2023


Regional education bureau (REB); Schools; and community structures such as the kebele administration

Ministry Affiliation

Regional education bureau


Global Campaign for Education

COVID-19 Response


Geographic Scope


Meets gender-transformative education criteria from the TES  


Areas of Work Back to Top

Education areas


  • Primary completion
  • Primary to secondary transition


  • Curricula/lesson plans
  • School quality


  • Literacy
  • Numeracy

Cross-cutting areas

  • Community sensitization
  • COVID-19 Response
  • Economic/livelihoods (including savings/financial inclusion, etc.)
  • Gender equality
  • HIV and STIs

Program participants

Target Audience(s)

Girls in school, Youth


15 - 25

School Enrolment Status

Some in school

School Level

  • Lower primary

Other populations reached

  • Parent-teacher associations/school management committees
  • School administrators
  • Teachers - female
  • Teachers - male

Participants include

  • Indigenous
  • Orphans and vulnerable children
  • People with disabilities

Program Approaches Back to Top

Community engagement/advocacy/sensitization

  • General awareness-raising/community engagement
  • Parent Teacher Associations (PTA)

Facilities construction/improvement

  • Construction/improvement of classrooms
  • Construction/improvement of libraries

Health and childcare services

  • Referrals to health services

Mentoring/psychosocial support

  • Teachers as mentors

Reducing economic barriers

  • Income-generating activities

Tutoring/strengthening academic skills

  • Literacy - outside the classroom
  • Numeracy - outside the classroom

Water and sanitation

  • Construction/improvement of sex-specific toilets

Women's empowerment programs

  • Self-help groups (financial, including savings and credit groups)

Program Goals Back to Top

Education goals

  • Improved academic skills (literacy and numeracy)
  • Improved critical thinking
  • Increased enrolment in primary school
  • Increased primary school completion
  • Increased school completion (general)
  • Increased school enrolment (general)
  • Reduced absenteeism
  • Reduced grade repetition

Cross-cutting goals

  • Increased knowledge of rights
  • Reduced poverty/increase household well-being
  • Reduced school-related gender-based violence (SRGBV)
  • Reduced violence against children in the home

Additional Information Back to Top

Primary Contact

Dessalegn Lemessa
New Vision in Development Association (NVDA)
Executive Director