DOT-COM Activity: Madagascar - Technology Support for Education
Short Description: The goals of this new award will be to improve primary schooling in selected sites in Madagascar.
Phase/Type of Activity: Signed Award Status: Active
Start date: January 09, 2006 End Date: January 09, 2008
Person(s) to contact
Education Development Center Email: Tel: 202-572-3700
Full Description: The Technology in Support of Education (TSE) program will build the capacity of MENRS personnel to offer high-quality training and support to Madagascar¡¦s growing numbers of teachers and schools. Under the supervision of the USAID/Madagascar Democracy and Governance team leader, TSE staff and their MENRS counterparts in USAID¡¦s three provinces of intervention (Toliara, Fianarantsoa, and Toamasina) will work in three distinct but linked domains: a) Strengthening In-Service Teacher Training; b) Increasing Community Support to Local Primary Schools, and c) Strengthening Local Planning for Teacher Professional Development.
Development Sector(s): Basic Education
ICT Intervention(s): CD-ROM, DVD, VCD-ROM, Digital Video, Radio
Core funding for the DOT-COM Alliance is provided by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Bureau for Economic Growth, Agriculture & Trade, Office of Infrastructure and Engineering (EGAT/OI&E), Office of Education (EGAT/ED), and Office of Women in Development (EGAT/WID), under the terms of Award numbers: GDG-A-00-01-00009-00, dot-GOV; GDG-A-00-01-00014-00, dot-ORG; GDG-A-00-01-00011-00, dot-EDU.