Supporting low-fee private schools to become sustainable is key to reducing the out of school impact of COVID-19: A Conversation with Inside Philanthropy
August 31st, 2021
IDP Foundation's Executive Director, Corina Gardner recently spoke to Liz Longley at Inside Philanthropy about IDP Foundation’s support of the affordable non-state education sector, specifically low-fee private schools, and why we believe building their sustainability is key to tackling the continuing education crisis.
Low-fee private schools demand attention as Ghana crawls from the COVID-19 shock
July 6th, 2021
“If low-fee private schools did not exist today, the number of out of school children that we would have to deal with would be at alarming levels,” observed Stephen Opuni, the Country Director for the IDP Foundation in Ghana.
Post-Pandemic Education: Public-Private Partnerships Are Critical in Developing Countries
June 23rd, 2021
Before schools started to reopen this spring, more than 80 public education instructors in Ghana participated in virtual training sessions that featured Sesame Street Muppets Zobi and Kami, along with Ghanaian actress Matilda Asante playing their teacher Ms. Efia.
Saving Independent Schools in Ghana: How IDP Foundation’s COVID-19 Relief Helped 41K Students Return to School Safely
June 21st, 2021
Financial assistance to school proprietors provides urgent relief to low-fee private schools, helping them to reopen and preventing permanent closures.
Ghana Tertiary Education Commission and IDP Foundation Support Public School Teacher Training in Ghana in Partnership with Sesame Workshop
May 25th, 2021
The IDP Foundation, Inc. (IDPF), dedicated to encouraging and supporting sustainable solutions to complex global issues, has partnered with the Ghana Tertiary Education Commission (GTEC), established by the Education Regulatory Bodies Act, 2020 (Act 1023) to make a teacher-training programme IDPF developed with Sesame Workshop available to pre-service teacher education institutions in Ghana
IDP Foundation wins Non-profit Video Award
March 21st, 2021
IDP Foundation is delighted to have been named the winner of the best Non-profit video at Ragan's Video, Visual & Virtual Awards and we congratulate our fellow winners and nominees.
IDP Foundation supports reopening of highly vulnerable independent low-fee private schools
February 26th, 2021
IDP Foundation is disbursing urgent relief funds to the most vulnerable low-fee private schools that have participated in their IDP Rising Schools Program (IDPFRSP) in Ghana.
IDP Foundation calls for sustained support for Basic Education ahead of schools reopening
January 15th, 2021
Ghana has joined those countries planning to reopen schools closed indefinitely in March last year in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Helping the Schools That Serve the World’s Neediest Children Survive COVID-19
September 10th, 2020
Before the COVID-19 crisis, Lily Baah of Apaaso, Ghana, was busy running the Baah Memorial School with more than 580 students in nursery school through junior high.
Ability to Handle Crises is a Big Component in Success
September 2nd, 2020
In Apaaso, Ashanti region, Ghana, Lily Baah has been selling made-to-order pies and children’s clothing crafted from local fabrics. The proceeds go toward salary payments for her teachers, who try to stay in touch with their students through WhatsApp group pages since Covid-19 has forced school closures.
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