Education Reform in the Classroom

  • P Project/Program

? Activity Status: Unknown

Key Information

To provide the technical assistance needed to improve access to basic education (including quality, equity and efficiency) by focusing on increasing teacher effectiveness, improving classroom learning environments, fostering effective first and second language acquisition and reading, extending access to underserved populations including girls and indigenous groups, and expanding parents’, communities’ and stakeholders’ participation in student learning. The overall objective is to ensure education reform in the classroom and the application of effective, innovative approaches to increase and improve basic education opportunities in Guatemala.

Lead Implementing Organization(s)


Latin America & Caribbean


Government Affiliation



Not applicable or unknown


Ministerio de Educación de Guatemala

Ministry Affiliation


COVID-19 Response


Geographic Scope


Areas of Work Back to Top

Education areas


  • School quality
  • Teacher training


  • Literacy

Cross-cutting areas

  • Community sensitization

Program participants

Target Audience(s)

Girls (both in school and out of school), Youth


Not applicable or unknown

School Enrolment Status

Some in school

School Level

Not applicable or unknown

Other populations reached

  • Boys (both in school and out of school)
  • Community leaders
  • Fathers
  • Mothers
  • Other community members - female
  • Other community members - male
  • School administrators
  • Teachers - female
  • Teachers - male

Participants include

  • Indigenous

Program Approaches Back to Top

Community engagement/advocacy/sensitization

  • Community mobilization

Social/gender norms change

  • Engaging parents/caregivers of students or school-age children/adolescents


  • In-service teacher training – pedagogy general

Tutoring/strengthening academic skills

  • Literacy - in the classroom

Program Goals Back to Top

Education goals

  • Improved academic skills (literacy and numeracy)
  • Increased school completion (general)
  • Increased school enrolment (general)

Cross-cutting goals

  • Improved critical consciousness
  • More equitable gender attitudes and norms