The Assessment of learning outcomes and social effects on community-based education: a randomized field experiment in Afghanistan. Phase one outcomes report

This report presents the Phase One outcomes for the Assessment of Learning Outcomes and Social Effects (ALSE) project in Afghanistan. ALSE is a comprehensive multi-year impact evaluation that aims to expand and deepen our understanding of ways (1) to maximize primary school learning and access through community-based education (CBE), and (2) to sustain these gains in learning and access into the future. Phase One focuses on questions related to the first theme, studying the impact of CBE models that vary in teacher recruitment criteria and the extent of parent and community-level mobilization to support children’s education. Phase Two will study how teacher recruitment models, community mobilization, and other investments in community and official-administrative capacity contribute to sustained access and learning for in- and out-of-school children after NGO programming ends.

author
Burde, Dana
Kapit, Amy
Lisiecki, Matt
Middleton, Joel
Misic, Vedrana
Sadiqi, Mohammad Amin
Samii, Cyrus
language
eng
Institutions
USA. Agency for International Development
date
2016
Pages
54 p.
regions
Asia and the Pacific
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themes
Community education
Pays
Afghanistan
levels
Primary education

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