Author(s): Jukes, Matthew; Husary, Dina
Organisation(s): USA. Agency for International Development; RTI International
Pages: 5 p.
The Ministry of Education and Higher Education (MOEHE) conducted the first Early Grade Reading Assessment (EGRA) in the West Bank in March 2014 among a nationally representative sample of Grade 2 students, followed by a benchmarking exercise in September 2014. In 2018, the Early Grade Reading (EGR) project conducted a project baseline using an adapted EGRA and Measuring Early Learning Quality and Outcomes (MELQO). Following this assessment, the MOEHE expressed interest in revising the 2014 provisional Grade 2 benchmarks and developing Grade 1 benchmarks. EGR conducted a technical benchmarking workshop in November 2018.