Accelerated Learning Program

  • P Project/Program

Key Information

For children returning to school or struggling to keep up, these remedial lessons accelerate their acquisition of essential literacy and numeracy skills. Differentiated learning through smaller classrooms and individual attention are some of the methods used to help students catch up.

Lead Implementing Organization(s)


Not applicable or unknown


Angola, Brazil, Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Mexico, Morocco, Namibia, Nigeria, Peru, Romania, South Africa, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of, Zimbabwe


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COVID-19 Response


Government Affiliation


Ministry Affiliation


Areas of Work Back to Top

Education areas


  • Literacy
  • Numeracy
  • Other academic performance-related

Cross-cutting areas

  • Gender equality
  • Social and gender norms and beliefs

Program participants

Target Audience(s)

Girls (both in school and out of school)


Not applicable or unknown

School Enrolment Status

Not applicable or unknown

School Level

  • Lower primary
  • Lower secondary

Other populations reached

Not applicable or unknown

Participants include

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Program Approaches Back to Top

Access to school

  • Alternative learning centers/mobile schools/home schools


  • Ability-level grouping
  • Competency-level grouping
  • Remedial education/skills

Tutoring/strengthening academic skills

  • Literacy - in the classroom
  • Numeracy - in the classroom

Program Goals Back to Top

Education goals

  • Increased literacy
  • Increased numeracy
  • Increased primary school completion
  • Increased school completion (general)
  • Increased school enrolment (general)
  • Increased test scores
  • Increased years of schooling
  • Reduced grade repetition

Cross-cutting goals

Not applicable or unknown