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Discovery Project Ghana, Kenya and Nigeria

Discovery Project Ghana, Kenya and Nigeria

Summary: Utilizing their experience in transformative educational media, Discovery Learning Alliance (DLA) leads the Discovery Project to improve the quality of teaching and learning by providing educational video libraries, training over 15,000 teachers, and reaching millions with national television programs. --- What is the project doing? · Improving the quality of education through media in the classroom and teacher training and professional development, and reaching over 15,000 teachers and almost 1.5 million students in nearly 2000 primary and junior secondary schools across Kenya, Ghana and Nigeria. · Training and supporting communities in developing and implementing action plans to address gender marginalization, including fo...

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Discovery Project Ghana, Kenya and Nigeria

Utilizing their experience in transformative educational media, Discovery Learning Alliance (DLA) leads the Discovery Project to improve the quality of teaching and learning by providing educationa...

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  • Description of Scale and Reach

    Beginning in 1997 and prior to the Discovery Project, DLA had worked in 13 countries and with almost 500 schools, which included training 18 thousand teachers, establishing nearly 500 dynamic media resource centers, supporting community mobilization, and reaching almost 1.3 million students. From 2014-2016, and as part of the Girls Education Challenge supported Discovery Project, DLA successfully scaled to reach an additional 1420 primary schools, representing a 300% increase in reach in just three years. In this initial phase of the project, DLA trained more than 12,000 teachers, helped establish nearly 1200 girls' associations in local school communities, and reached approximately 900 thousand more children. As part of this scaling process, community mobilization efforts expanded to include establishing girls' associations and youth clubs; the DLA media library expanded and added 83 new educational video segments; teacher training workshop topics expanded, with DLA's work concentrating in Nigeria, Kenya and Ghana.

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    Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya