Tusome Early Grade Reading

Learning to read fluently in primary school is the most critical foundational skill and the greatest predicator of academic success for a young student. Tusome (“Let’s Read” in Kiswahili) is a flagship partnership between USAID and the Government of Kenya’s (GoK) Ministry of Education (MOE). Implemented in all public primary schools and 1,500 Alternative Provision of Basic Education and Training (APBET) institutions (low-cost private schools) across Kenya through the MOE,

Tusome aims to improve the literacy outcomes of 7.4 million pupils by 2019. The Tusome technical approach employs research-driven learning materials, proven teaching methodologies and cutting-edge tablet-based feedback and monitoring system. To ensure sustainability, the funding, oversight and implementation of Tusome will transition to the GoK and local entities during the final year of the activity.

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Monday, March 11, 2019 - 9:00am

Last updated: March 12, 2019