Global Partnership for Education: Framework of the strategic plan 2012-2015

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Global partnership forces reach, skills, leadership & resources of its partners with a vision to give quality education. Mission of framework of strategic plan is to galvanize & coordinate global efforts & goal to give way to safe & adequately equipped education. Objectives are to delicate & conflict affected countries, endorse girls in GPE-endorsed countries to complete schools, raise children for learning basic literacy & numeracy skills, improve teacher effectiveness & expand volume of funds.

Global Partnership for Education: Framework of the strategic plan 2012-2015

Rakhi Sharma; Lalit Mohan Sharma* and Awadhesh Kishore*
Institute for Development of Technology for Rural Advancement, Mathura-281004 INDIA
*Raja Balwant Singh College, Agra-282002 INDIA
**Sarvoday Mahavidyalaya, Chaumuhan-581406, Mathura INDIA

Abstract:

Global partnership forces reach, skills, leadership & resources of its partners with a vision to give quality education. Mission of framework of strategic plan is to galvanize & coordinate global efforts & goal to give way to safe & adequately equipped education. Objectives are to delicate & conflict affected countries, endorse girls in GPE-endorsed countries to complete schools, raise children for learning basic literacy & numeracy skills, improve teacher effectiveness & expand volume of funds.

Keywords:

Conflict affected countries, Equipped quality education, Framework, Funds, Global partnership, GPE-endorsed countries, Literacy and Numeracy skills, Schools, Strategic plan, Students, Teacher effectiveness.

Introduction:

With the intention to increase the opportunities to impart good quality education to the increased number of students, various strategies have been implemented time to time. The girl child was always given emphasis to go for schooling. Global Partnership for Education has developed an ambitious set of strategic directions in response to demand from developing country partners, where, learning outcomes and girls’ education is give focus. The strategic directions are closely interlinked and critical to ensure that more children stay longer in school and receive a better education. The Global Partnership for Education is uniquely placed to provide support and momentum to the strategic directions by giving its membership to developing country partners, donors, civil societies, multilateral organizations, private sectors and private foundations. Global Partnership works by using its convening power to develop coordinated platforms at both global and national levels. Global Partnership can drive progress towards shared objectives in each of its policy areas, i.e. financial and technical in developing countries to scale up effective interventions in education. Moreover, the model supports the evolution and growth of the entire education system with particular attention to strengthen the relevant institutions.

1. The vision:

The vision of framework of the strategic plan 2012-2015 is to impart a good quality education for all children, everywhere in the world, so they can be able to fulfill their potential and contribute to their societies.

2. The mission:

The mission of framework of the strategic plan 2012-2015 is to galvanize and coordinate a global effort of imparting a good quality education to all girl and boy students, prioritizing the poorest and most vulnerable pupils.

3. The goals:

The goal of framework of the strategic plan 2012-2015 is to make an access for all the children so that they can have an access to a safe, adequately equipped space to receive an education with a skilled teacher. Another goal is to make the opportunity available for learning for all the children for basic literacy and numeracy skills by the early grades. The goal of framework is also to reach to every child. The resources are focused on the most marginalized children and those in fragile and conflict-affected states. Fragile countries are those countries and territories that have had (i) a score of 3.2 or below (or no score) on the average CPIA; or (ii) the presence of a UN and/or regional peace-keeping or peace-building mission during the past three years. There are 32 countries that are considered fragile by the World Bank in 2011 (Pledging Conference, 2011). But the most important goal of framework of the strategic plan 2012-2015 is to build the future. The systems have the capacity and integrity to impart, support and assess quality education for all the children.

4. The roadmap:

The global partnership will force the reach, skills, leadership and resources of its partners. The framework of the strategic plan 2012-2015 will increase the visibility of education as a key strategy for the health, wealth and stability of nations. It will support the countries to develop and implement sustainable and country-led good education plans. The framework will strengthen the quality, effectiveness and efficiency of government systems in the field. It has abilities for continuously improving through innovation and by promoting best practices. This framework will develop and promote harmonized education goals and metrics. Finally it will improve development and effectiveness of education imparted.

5. The objectives:

1. The framework of the strategic plan 2012-2015 will delicate and conflict affected states able to develop and implement their education plans. The framework will revise GPE endorsement and funding mechanisms to be fit for this purpose. It will expand supervising and managing entity eligibility for implementation of the program. The framework has an opportunity to mobilize additional fund beyond current commitments. This framework will inform newly developed education plans through comprehensive conflict analysis. Thus it will increase support for better coordination and plan development. Finally it will bridge the gap between emergency response and development with INEE.

2. All the girl students in GPE-endorsed countries successfully complete primary schooling and go for secondary schooling in safe, supportive learning environments: The framework will establish gender equality indices for education quality with UNGEI. It will improve teacher effectiveness to help bridge the gender equality gap and ensure that all the plans of education sector are gender-responsive. The framework will allocate specific funding for activities that address gender imbalances in transition to secondary school. Thus it will promote the inclusion of more qualified women in senior education sector roles.

3. Significant increase in the number of children learning and demonstrating mastery of basic literacy and numeracy skills by grade 3 because of the framework of the strategic plan 2012-2015. It will support efforts to increase early childhood education, especially for the more marginalized and ensure adequate time devoted to reading and numeracy in the early grades. It will provide support to qualified teachers equipped with the right approaches to teach reading and numeracy. The framework has an opportunity to provide appropriate reading materials. Finally it will promote mother tongue instruction for reading where appropriate and promote appropriate and regular assessment of reading and numeracy progress.

4. The framework of the strategic plan 2012-2015 will improve teacher effectiveness by training, recruiting and retaining teachers and supporting them to impart a good quality education. It will encourage the teaching profession in legs and support education plans that focus on increasing the quality of education imparted, along with the percentage and number of qualified teachers. The framework will also support the engagement of the teaching profession on standards of practice in gape-endorsed countries and improvements in the deployment, remuneration and working conditions of teachers.

5. The framework of the strategic plan 2012-2015 will expand the volume, effectiveness, efficiency and equitable allocation of external and domestic funding and support to education in GPE-endorsed countries. The framework will strengthen resource mobilization to reach fundraising targets and advocate for increased external and domestic funding. It will engage with emerging donors and non-state actors to ensure greater alignment with national education plans. The framework will set targets for external and domestic financing based on careful analysis of national education plans and promote efficient and equitable allocation of financing for education. It has an ability to produce a value for money strategy. The framework will improve transparency and budget tracking and development effectiveness. Finally it will be continuously improving through innovation and by promoting best practice and developing and promoting harmonized education goals and metrics.

At the request of Member States, Global Partnership for Education explores issues relevant to the fostering of sustained and inclusive economic growth as part of strategies to achieve the Goals, with a particular focus on good quality education, girl child education especially in GPE endorsed countries. Skills, leadership & resources of its partners are augmented in such a way to find out its objective and goals. The global efforts are galvanized and coordinated to fragile and conflict affected countries endorse girls in GPE-endorsed countries are promoted to complete secondary level schooling, raise the number of children for learning basic literacy and numeracy skills, improve teacher effectiveness and expand volume of funds in the direction. Emphasis is also given to increase employment creation for skilled personal to joined the system.

Global partnership forces reach, skills, leadership & resources of its partners with a vision to give quality education. Mission of framework of strategic plan is to galvanize & coordinate global efforts & goal to give way to safe & adequately equipped education. Objectives are to delicate & conflict affected countries, endorse girls in GPE-endorsed countries to complete schools, raise children for learning basic literacy & numeracy skills, improve teacher effectiveness & expand volume of funds.

References:

Pledging Conference, 2011. Strategic Directions of the Global Partnership for Education. Copenhagen, Denmark, 8 November 2011 Annex 2, pp. 22. http://www.globalpartnership.org/media/Strategy%20Papers/Strategic_Directions_for_Replenishment.pdf.

UNESCO, 2010. Global Monitoring Report: Reaching the Marginalized UNESCO, Paris. http://www.globalpartnership.org/media/docs/library/GPE_Stategic_Plan_2012-2015_English.pdf.


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author avatar Md Rezaul Karim
4th Nov 2012 (#)

Great article to share with. Thank you very much.

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