Secondary and Vocational Education Evaluation 2013-2015, in Gedo Region of Somalia
The Education for Peace, Stability and Development project was implemented by Norwegian Church Aid (NCA) in partnership with Social-Life and Agricultural Development Organization (SADO) and Centre for Research and Integrated Development (CeRID). It aimed at increasing access to post primary education and vocational training to empower adolescents and youth with necessary knowledge and skills that would enable them become useful citizens, improve on their livelihoods, build their resilience and contribute to Peace, stability and long term development. This project was initiated in 2013 as a continuation of the previous phase that was implemented from 2010-2013. This evaluation covers the activities implemented by the project in the second phase from 2013-2015. The project was implemented in Belet-Hawa, Garbaharey and Bardera districts in Gedo region. The interventions included; support to Technical and vocational training centre in Belet-Hawa and 2 secondary schools in Garbaharey and one secondary school in Bardera The purpose of the evaluation was to; assess the relevance, effectiveness, efficiency, impact and sustainability of the programme, the degree which the objectives were met, document achievements and lessons learnt and provide recommendations for programme development and improvement.