Gender-Responsive Education and Transformation

  • F Funding Initiative/Portfolio

A Active

Key Information

With generous funding from the Government of Canada, Right To Play is strengthening its focus on quality education for girls in Ghana, Mozambique and Rwanda. Over the next five years, the Government of Canada has committed CAD $19.5M in support of the Right To Play project GREAT (Gender-Responsive Education and Transformation), giving girls equal opportunities to receive a quality education and to shape their futures. The program uses Right To Play's gender-responsive play-based learning approach to remove barriers to education and build teacher capacity to improve learning outcomes among primary school-aged children.

Lead Implementing Organization(s)


Sub-Saharan Africa

Ghana, Mozambique, Rwanda

Activity URL

Not applicable or unknown

Government Affiliation

Non-governmental program


2020 - 2025


Not applicable or unknown

Ministry Affiliation



Government of Canada

COVID-19 Response


Geographic Scope

Global / regional

Areas of Work Back to Top

Education areas


  • School quality


  • Literacy
  • Numeracy

Cross-cutting areas

  • Gender equality

Program participants

Target Audience(s)

Girls in school, Youth


Not applicable or unknown

School Enrolment Status

Not applicable or unknown

School Level

  • Lower primary
  • Upper primary

Other populations reached

  • Fathers
  • Mothers
  • Other caregivers
  • Teachers - female
  • Teachers - male

Participants include

Not applicable or unknown

Program Approaches Back to Top

School-related gender-based violence

  • Training of school personnel (including teachers)

Program Goals Back to Top

Education goals

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

Cross-cutting goals

  • Changed social norms
  • Reduced adolescent pregnancy/childbearing
  • Reduced child marriage

Additional Information Back to Top

Primary Contact

Adriana Ermter
Right to Play
Manager, Global Communications