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Education and Child Protection Needs In the Greater Pibor Administrative Area (GPAA)


To establish humanitarian gaps in Education and Child Protection


The needs assessment utilized a research design of a mix-method of data collection procedures. These included a desk review of relevant needs assessment documents in the education sector, Key Informant Interviews (KII) with relevant government officials, implementing partners and funding agencies in South Sudan. Focus group discussions and semi-structured interviews were also conducted with parents and teachers as well as different age groups of in and out school boys, girls including children formerly associated with armed forces and groups.

Key findings: 

The results of the needs assessment indicate there is an enabling policy environment in the country for partner engagement in education in emergency sector. Irrespective of the enabling environment there are currently major education service, as well as skills and competency gaps, in the workforce capacity in GPAA. Of particular relevance to education, our analysis of both qualitative and quantitative data reveals acute skill gaps in the number of teaching staff at various levels of training.

Assessment Questionnaire: 
Publicly Available
Assessment Date(s): 
04 Фев 2016
Report completed
Population Type(s): 
Conflict affected population
Leading/Coordinating Organization(s): 
Plan International