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SSEC-Nation_Wide_Assessment_Report- 2018-10

Subject/Objective: 
The objectives of the assessment were mainly to: • provide education actors, humanitarian partners and donors with updated key indicators on the functioning of the education system so as to inform coordination and programming; • support proposal development and advocacy documents to increase financing for the sector; • enable prioritisation across geographic and thematic areas according to needs and risks; • And provide recommendations on most effective activities to resume education in a safe and sustained way.
Methodology: 
The methodology used was primary data collection whereby questionnaires were administered to two sets of respondents: head teachers in sampled primary schools across the nation; and County Education Directors in all the county education level and secondary data. Simple random sampling (randomization via excel sheet) was used to arrive at a sample of 400 schools
Key findings: 
From the findings of the assessment, the study discovered that the major challenges plaguing South Sudan’s primary schools include: • the non-functionality of schools at the national level due to insecurity; • school closures; • the interruption of education days during the school year; • attacks on School; • limited accessibility to the schools and remoteness; poor school infrastructure, • limited availability of WASH facilities and soap in schools, • Low enrolment and attendance rates; and high drop-out rates.
Assessment Report: 
Assessment Questionnaire: 
Available on Request
Instructions: 
Kindly send an email to cluster IMO/Coordinators
Assessment Data: 
Available on Request
Instructions: 
Kindly send an email to cluster IMO/Coordinators
Contact(s): 
Jumma KHAN
jkhan@unicef.org
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Assessment Date(s): 
с 08 Авг 2018 по 22 Окт 2018

Level of Representation

National
Frequency: 
Yearly
Status: 
Report completed
Population Type(s): 
Conflict affected population
Leading/Coordinating Organization(s): 
Education Cluster - South Sudan
Location(s): 
South Sudan