Cost-Effective Options for Enhancing Transition and Progression of Hard-to-Reach Populations in Basic School in Ghana: Complementary Basic Education (CBE) Model and Formal Education System

The issue brief compares the value of Ghana’s Comprehensive Basic Education (CBE) programme versus the cost of formal schooling. The findings show that current costs in the programme are 21% less than those in the regular system, indicating a cost saving potential in upscaling and transitioning CBE to public budget.

The 2021 KIX Symposium

The Global Partnership for Education Knowledge and Innovation Exchange (KIX), a joint endeavour between the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and the Global Partnership for Education (GPE), hosted the Second Annual KIX Symposium on November 9, 2021. The purpose of the event was to share updates on progress made in the second year of the initiative, address upcoming KIX priorities and dive into two important education priorities from a regional perspective: early childhood education and teacher professional development.

WHERE KIX WORKS

KIX brings together 70 low- and middle-income countries that are partners of the Global Partnership for Education to identify common policy challenges and facilitate knowledge sharing and evidence building. KIX currently funds 36 projects across these 70 countries. Click through the countries in the map to learn about the work that is being done in each country.

 
 

WHAT KIX DOES

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KIX is designed to be shaped by the demand from national education systems and respond to their principal policy and programming challenges. KIX both funds research and facilitates knowledge sharing among country stakeholders to enhance their education systems using relevant evidence and actionable research.

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Isaac*, an 8-year-old boy, began attending a home-based early learning centre in Buikwe district of Uganda when he could barely sit or walk. He…

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Education is crucial for the cultivation of successful individuals, healthy communities, robust societies, strong economies, and healing the…

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Provision of quality, inclusive, and equitable education remains one of the biggest challenges for low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Two…

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In the most challenging educational contexts, some schools outperform others despite similar contexts and levels of…
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This brochure, on the first two years of the KIX Initiative in the Europe – Asia – Pacific region, illustrates how the…