Basic and secondary education, adult education, literacy programmes and teacher training help reduce poverty by increasing the productivity of the poor, improving health standards, and by enabling people with the skills they need to better participate in society.
Additionally, Consia has experience from working with education development within a sector-wide approach – both at the macro-level with national education programmes, as well as replicated at lower levels in the system (region/province etc).
Consia recognises by expanding access to, and equity of education, by improving the quality of education and by encouraging institutional capacity building, education can empower civil institutions, increase capacity and encourage good governance practises, helping to aid the introduction of sound, accountable and transparent government policy.
Consia has the competencies to implement curriculum and programme development, institutional capacity building, policy and system development, transitions to sector-wide approaches, gender development and decentralisation programmes at basic, secondary and teacher education.
What we offer
In a developing environment, integrated development programmes occupy a pivotal role. Income enhancement is a positive and important indicator of poverty alleviation to which all development activities are addressed. Certain basic technical and socio-economic criteria can be employed - large scale, reaching the poor, providing easy access to savings and credit services, mechanisms for cost recovery and financial sustainability.