Luminos Fund - ISHDO  Second Chance Class Project

  • The Second Chance Class is an accelerated learning pedagogy – as well as supplemental programs in the community – to enable older children who have been kept out of school to get a second chance at an education.

    Name of the Project:   Second Chance Class/SCSSC/ Accelerated Learning Program

    Location of the Project:  Sidama National  Regional State, Wonsho Wereda, 

    Funding Agency:   Luminos Fund (LF)

  • General Objective

    • Boys and girls who are out of school in project implementing woredas transfer to and complete the first cycle primary education program.

      Strategies  Used to Implement the Project

      Accelerated Learning Curriculum: it covers the first three years of schooling in just 10 months & prepares students to succeed in their local schools.

    •  Community Mobilization : Parents and local leaders help us identify out-of-school children and find classrooms.  We support mothers of our students to keep their children in school.

       Capacity Building: We train local government school teachers in the Second Chance activity-based pedagogy both to support our students  and improve the quality of education


Yearly Target

·      To bringing back 625 out-of-school children (between the age of 9-14 years) to school and enable them accepted in to primary schools, after they completed their 10 months lessons.

·      To empower 625 mothers of the target children economically and socially  by organizing them in SHGs and enable them to have house hold income.

·     To build the capacity of primary schools in 10 Woredas by setting 200 ALPS Class and enrolling 7000 school aged children so as to enable them to join first cycle primary education

·     To train 200 ALP class teachers to support the program adoption.