How IDP Foundation COVID-19 Relief Program Is Supporting Vulnerable Low Fee Private Schools in Ghana To Remain Open During These Difficult times

How IDP Foundation COVID-19 Relief Program Is Supporting Vulnerable Low Fee Private Schools in Ghana To Remain Open During These Difficult times

Urgent relief grants have been disbursed to the most vulnerable schools in our IDP Rising Schools Program in Ghana. The school proprietors from our program are passionate education entrepreneurs who have devoted their time and resources to serving their communities. When their schools were forced to close for 10 months due to COVID-19, it was a significant blow. 

Essential Needs of LFPS in the context of COVID-19: A pre-reopening assessment by Associates for Change

Essential Needs of LFPS in the context of COVID-19:          A pre-reopening assessment by Associates for Change

The COVID-19 pandemic has severely impacted the education sector around the world and will continue to do so for some time to come. School closures alone are estimated by UNESCO (in 2020) to have affected over 1.1 billion students worldwide. While the pandemic has affected all corners of life across every community, education in the developing world has had its own unique set of challenges, from lack of access to remote learning channels to little financial support for independent low fee private schools (LFPS). 

​RFP for external evaluation to assess the Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic

​RFP for external evaluation to assess the Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic

The IDP Foundation, Inc. is soliciting an external evaluation in order to assess the Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Low Fee Private Schools that make up its flagship program – The IDP Rising Schools Program (IDPRSP).

IDP Foundation Announces Executive Director of Education

IDP Foundation Announces Executive Director of Education

The IDP Foundation, Inc. (IDPF) has named Corina Gardner as Executive Director of Education.

IDPRSP Students Attend Transformational Enrichment Program

IDPRSP Students Attend Transformational Enrichment Program

Last month, IDPF and Harambe Entrepreneur Alliance came together again to support the Ashesi Innovation Experience (AIX), Ashesi University’s annual enrichment program for high school students.

The IDP Foundation Story: Finding Purpose in Sustainable Solutions

The IDP Foundation Story: Finding Purpose in Sustainable Solutions

I found my philanthropic calling in 2008 while visiting the Agbogbloshie market in Accra, Ghana.

How Microfinance Empowers Access to Education in Sub-Saharan Africa

How Microfinance Empowers Access to Education in Sub-Saharan Africa

Magdalene Sackey was in a bind. The proprietor of a low-fee private school in Ghana with ambitions to expand capacity, she had acquired land for a new campus in Mataheko, a town in greater metropolitan Accra.

Action-Packed TFET Training Makes Professional Development Fun for Teachers

Action-Packed TFET Training Makes Professional Development Fun for Teachers

An integral portion of the TFET program are the in-person trainings that consist of a two-tier “train the trainer” model in which a group of “master teachers” completes the first tier of training and then replicates the experience to their fellow teachers at their schools.

IDPF Featured in New Book as a "Disruptive Innovator"

IDPF Featured in New Book as a

We are very proud to share that the IDP Foundation, Inc. (IDPF) is featured in the highly anticipated Clayton Christensen book, The Prosperity paradox: How Innovation Can Lift Nations Out of Poverty.

Building School Capacity: Takeaways from a decade in Ghana

Building School Capacity: Takeaways from a decade in Ghana

Lily Baah began her school on a shoestring, in Apaaso, Ghana in 2005, with six nursery students.

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