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Samoa Education Sector Support Program (ESSP): Investment Design

Summary of publication

The investment design outlines DFAT (A$15.5m) and MFAT's (A$10m) joint support to the Samoa Education Sector from 2015 - 2018. The focus of the ESSP is to ensure that implementation of the Education Sector Plan will lead to improved outcomes in education at all levels, seen through:

  • Increased numbers of children participating in Early Childhood Education and better prepared for learning at Year 1;
  • More primary school children can read, write and count to national standards - Improved literacy and numeracy at years 4 and 6;
  • Increase in percentage of children commencing in Year 1 and completing Year 8;
  • Increased numbers of children with disabilities in inclusive classroom settings;
  • More opportunities available to help secondary students progress to tertiary and technical vocational education- Increase in transition rates to post school education and training;
  • Young Samoans are better prepared to enter the workforce - Increase in employment rates of graduates of PSET.

Full publication

Education Sector Support Program (ESSP) investment design [PDF 2.5 MB]

Last Updated: 12 April 2017
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