EFS Joins Hands with Zindagi Trust to Train School Teachers

Karachi: Education Fund for Sindh – EFS will train the teachers associated with Zindagi Trust – ZT to help them track progress in the learning levels of students.

MoU is signed between both organizations through which EFS will train the teachers of government schools being managed by Zindagi Trust on the usage of the Early Grade Assessment (EGA) tools developed by EFS. The training includes delivery of assessment and marking scheme. EFS will provide all relevant training material including manuals, handouts, etc to the teachers being trained.

EFS enables access to education for Out of School Children to begin and complete their primary school education. So far more than 120,000 Out Of School Children have been supported in Karachi, Khairpur & Qamber Shahdadkot under EFS’ various programmes.

‘Zindagi Trust is playing a vital role in improving quality of education by reforming public schools and advocating education policy for the benefit of Pakistani children. We are happy to partner with them in order to improve the learning levels of their students by using EFS’ Early Grade Assessment System,’ said Khawaja Adeel Aslam, CEO – EFS, on this partnership.

CEO EFS further added, ‘The training of Zindagi Trust teachers in these schools will equip them in understanding pupils’ learning and learning progression as well as the effectiveness of the teaching experienced by the pupils.’

‘Zindagi Trust envisions transforming Government schools and presenting them as a models for government to replicate across the country. Early Grade Assessment System training and implementation by EFS will further improve the teaching and learning environment,’ said Brig (r) Abdul Haque CEO Zindagi Trust.

‘EFS efforts to provide access to quality education for Out of School Children are commendable. We are hopeful that with EFS support, we can create a base of trained teachers who will use Early Grade Assessment to improve student learning,’ he added.

He also said, ‘Early Grade Assessment Tools will enable us to draw analytical conclusions of progression in student learning’.

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