limitation of Drop-out Rate and Low Registering in Primary schools
Der Mawas Education Directorate -Minia Governorate:

Tanweer implemented awareness campaigns in 4 local communities in Der Mawas Education Directorate (Nage el akola-Delga-ElAmiria El sharkia) and this was in cooperation with the Improving Education Unit in the Education Directorate of Minia in the frame of Improving Education program which is funded by the world Bank and European union in the Ministry of Education

 

The campaign's program was as the following:

- Training cadres from 4 local communities on using quickly research method with participation to count drop-outs and pupils not joining school from 6-9 years There were 25 trainees attended this training
- Implementing quickly research with participation in 4 local communities in Der Mawas Directorate
-Implementing public meetings included more than 500 persons from " Education responsibles-local leaders-parents-pupils in different educational stages"
- using puppet theater in local communities to attract illiterates and drop-outs by support of youth volunteers.and the number of attendants was 2000
- Distributing prizes for superiors pupils in different education stages and superiors from (1,2 nd and 3 rd ) grades in the primary school to encourage other children to join school
-preparing case research for-child and provided them with clothes and schools materials through "Improving Education program"

project's results:

-Increasing registration of children at school with 23.4% than the year before the campaign
-Returning 14.2% from drop-outs to schools
-Following up new registered pupils and drop-outs who returned to school for one year after the campaign and there was not any drop-out.

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