The EFA 2000 Assessment: To know more about the EFA movement
     
   
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MINISTRY OF EDUCATION
EDUCATION FOR ALL 2000 ASSESSMENT
SEPTEMBER, 1999
LUSAKA, ZAMBIA
EFA ASSESSMENT TEAM
Geoffrey Lungwangwa (PhD): Team Leader
Director of Research and Graduate Studies
University of Zambia and Senior Lecturer in Educational Administration and Policy Studies
School of Education/University of Zambia
Mr. Emanuel Silanda: National EFA Co-ordinator Acting Director of the Planning Unit,
Ministry of Education
Professor Dickson Mwansa: Professor of Adult Education And Head of the Department of Adult Education
University of Zambia
Martin Kamwengo (Dr.) Senior Lecturer in the Department of Adult Education, University of Zambia
Getrude Mwape (Mrs.) Lecturer in Psychology and Head of the Department of Psychology -University of Zambia
Lawrence Mukuka (Dr.) Lecturer in the Department of Social and Development Studies / University of Zambia

TABLE OF C O N T E N T S

Part I: Descriptive Section

Acronyms.

Executive Summary.

BACKGROUND...

PART ONE

1.1 INTRODUCTION.........

1.1.0 The EFA Goals and Targets Set in 1990..

1.1.1 Early Childhood Care, Education and Development (ECCED)

1.1.2 Primary Education

1.1.3 Adult Literacy.

1.1.4 Education for Better Living..

1.1.5 Training in Essential Skills.

1.1.6 Learning Achievement..

2.0 EFA Strategy/Plan of Action..

3.0 EFA Decision Making and Management by the year 2000..

4.0 Co-operation in the EFA.

5.0 Investment in EFA since 1990...

Part II: Analytic Section

6.0 Progress Towards Goals and Targets.

6.1 Early Childhood Care Education and Development (ECCED)

6.2 Primary Education.

6.2.1 Running Agency of Schools

6.2.2.1 Gross and Net Admission Ratios

6.2.2 Opportunities for Primary Education

6.2.3 Gross and Net Enrollment Ratios (GER and NER)..

6.2.4 Enrollment by Region and Gender...

         Enrollment by Region and Gender: cont.

6.2.5 Flow rates: Participation and retention.

6.2.5.1 Drop-out Rates.

6.2.5.2 Repetition Rates

6.2.5.3 Progression Rates.

6.2.6. Educational Facilities ...

6.2.7 Development of Community Schools.

6.2.8 Procurement of furniture..

6.2.9 Procurement Distribution and Use of Educational Materials

6.2.10 Demand, Supply and Retention of teachers.

6.2.11 Distribution of Teachers by Geographical Regions.

6.2.13 Pupil-Teacher Ratios .

6.2.14 Attrition levels of Teachers..

6.2.15 Public financing of Education...

6.2.16 Learning Achievement..

6.2.16.1 The SACMEQ Study at Grade 6..

6.2.16.2 National Assessment at Grade 5..

6.2.16.3 Competency testing at Grade 4.

6.3 Education for Better Living.

6.4 Training in Essential Skills.

6.5 Literacy

7.0 Effectiveness of EFA the Strategy, Plan and Programmes.

7.1 ECCED....

7.2 Primary Education

7.3 Literacy..

7.4 Education for Better Living

7.5 Training for Essential Skills..

8.0 Main Problems Encountered....

8.1 ECCED...

8.2 Primary Education...

8.3 Adult Literacy....

8.4 Training in Essential Skills..

9.0 Public Awareness, Political will and National Capacities

9.1 ECCED..

9.2 Primary Education.

9.3 Adult Literacy

10.0 General Assessment of Progress

Part III: Prospects

CONCLUSION.