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Girls’ Education South Sudan (GESS) - Lead on Cash Transfers, Capitation Grants, the South Sudan Schools' Attendance Monitoring System (SAMS), and Knowledge Evidence and Research (KER)

CGA led the Knowledge Evidence and Research (KER), Cash Transfer, Capitation Grants and South Sudan Schools' Attendance Monitoring System component of the GESS programme. Using qualitative and quantitative research methods, KER aimed to generate knowledge about best practices in girls’ education, to develop an evidence base for the impact of project interventions, and to learn about the successes and failures in design, to protect against doing harm and to monitor value for money.

Country/Region: Global
Dates/Duration: 2013 - 2018
Funded by: DFID
Funders: Ministry of General Education and Instruction, BMB Mott MacDonald

CGA led the Knowledge Evidence and Research (KER), Cash Transfer, Capitation Grants and South Sudan Schools' Attendance Monitoring System component of the GESS programme. Using qualitative and quantitative research methods, KER aimed to generate knowledge about best practices in girls’ education, to develop an evidence base for the impact of project interventions, and to learn about the successes and failures in design, to protect against doing harm and to monitor value for money.

Outputs and Resources

CGA implemented three rounds of data collection, at baseline, midline and endline reports, including school and household surveys, surveys of subnational education capacity, and longitudinal qualitative surveys, producing comprehensive reports. CGA supported the establishment of national systems for the distribution of Cash Transfers to girls, and Capitation Grants for schools, including remote accountability mechanisms.