Private Public Partnerships Cost Contribution in Zambia
Towards Learning Performance Improvement
Over the last four years, STEP-Up Zambia, a USAID-funded project has been collaborating with the Ministry of General Education (MOGE) to support education management reforms to improve learner performance. Between 2012 and 2013, STEP-Up trained an estimated 700 MOGE officials at provincial and district levels in private public partnerships (PPPs) that focused on the improvement of learner performance in provinces, districts and schools. In a number of cases, the schools and district offices had a record of the companies that have contributed to their activities, without establishing the cost of the contributions. This was the main focus of the consultant: to follow up with all PPP contributions from the 10 provinces and all districts and cost them accordingly.