Education in Burkina: The Basic Education Strategic Development Program reviewed by technicians from the world of education

The Ministry of National Education and its technical and financial partners are holding, from June 6 to 10, 2022 in Bobo-Dioulasso, a technical workshop of the tenth Joint Monitoring Mission (MCS) of the Basic Education Strategic Development Program (PDSEB). The Minister in charge of National Education, Lionel Bilgo, led this workshop to inspire and congratulate the participants.

Beginning on Monday, June 6, 2022, this workshop aims to monitor the evolution of the basic education and secondary education sub-sectors by evaluating the implementation of the action plan.2021 and the implementation status of the 9th MCS.

To do this, it will be a question of conducting a technical and financial assessment of activities and financing in 2021 through the program as well as monitoring the PDSEB indicators retained in the measurement matrix results, to assess the all results obtained and create guidelines. for efficient implementation of the PDSEB 2022 action plan. This assessment of the results will focus on analyzing the performance based on the targets set for 2021.

The participants

It will also be a question of evaluating the implementation of the 2021 action plan through the PDSEB’s annual implementation report; to assess the status of implementation of the recommendations of the 9th MCS of the PDSEB; make relevant recommendations and guidelines for the successful implementation of the PDSEB 2022 action plan; in recognition for the year 2023, a priority theme for reflection on the PDSEB program.

At the conclusion of the work, a memorandum of joint mission will be signed by the government represented by the minister in charge of national education and the financial and technical partners involved in the education and training sector, represented by the leader.

Implemented from 2012 to 2021, PDSEB aims to eventually increase the pre-school enrollment rate from 2.7% in 2010 to 25% in 2021, to achieve universal primary education with female/male equity, to remove the bottleneck between primary and post- primary, to facilitate literacy by eliminating illiteracy at its origin.

Lionel Bilgo, Minister in charge of National Education

The PDSEB, last year, was marked by the security crisis experienced in Burkina Faso since 2016. Despite all that, education actions and reforms have taken place. These include, among others, the rapid development of pre-school education, curriculum reform, the transformation of the basic constituencies, the development of a national strategy for the development of non-formal education, the implementing a national strategy for education. in emergencies, and so on.

The tenth joint monitoring mission marks the end of the program and should make it possible to assess the level of implementation of the 2021 action plan as well as the overall implementation of the program.

The MCS aide-mémoire will be adopted at the decision-makers meeting on June 23, 2022 in Ouagadougou.

Awaiting the final evaluation to measure the real impact of PDSEB, the Strategic Plan for the Development of Basic Education and Secondary Education (PDSEB 2021-2025) will succeed.

As the minister in charge of national education, Lionel Bilgo, says, this is a technical meeting, one of the unique opportunities when technical and financial partners are with MENA technicians to meet and carefully examine the usual work together. It was also a framework workshop for all activities organized with the financial support of partners and with the commitment of MENA actors, as evidenced by the number of participants being more than 200.

Ibrahima Kaboré, permanent secretary of PDSEB

It is therefore fashionable for them to examine the overall picture, present all financial and technical reports and progress the operation to identify the shortcomings and progress to open future chapters. In this sense it is important, he says, “to go and encourage and congratulate the participants and tell them what we know about the amazing work we are doing today”. [ Cliquez ici pour lire l’intégralité ]

Haoua Toure

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