percent of the total population were living below the poverty line (Statistics Sierra Leone, 2004). Education Sierra Leone has a literacy rate of 35.1 per cent, and it is estimated that the combined figure for enrolments in primary, secondary and tertiary institutions is 65 per cent (UNDP, 2006). UNICEF is committed to doing all it can to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), in partnership with governments, civil society, business, academia and the United Nations family – and especially children and young people.
The role of non-governmental organisations and faith-based organisations in achieving Education for All: the case of Sierra Leone Mikako Nishimuko* Institute of Education, University of London, London, UK Sierra Leone, one of the world’s poorest countries, experienced a civil war from 1991 to 2002. Projects Food for Education: "All Pikin for Learn" Phase III in Sierra Leone (2016–2017) This follow-up phase to the 3-year food for education project builds the capacity of teachers and educational leaders to improve literacy knowledge and instructional practices in grades 3 to 8 in northern Sierra Leone.
AFRICA HUMAN DEVELOPMENT SERIES Education in Sierra Leone Present Challenges, Future Opportunities 39166. Education in nonformal and adult education, and educa-tional opportunities for disabled children). For the same reason, analysis lation living in rural areas (Government of Sierra Leone 2005, 20). The. Now, for the most part, life has returned to normal. Sierra Leone’s experience with Ebola is a testimony to the resiliency of its people, and the recovery offers a number of opportunities to “build back better” in the education sector: from school health practices to curriculum to providing support for the neediest pupils.