Aga Khan Foundation contracted DataVision to conduct the School Readiness Assessment for pre-schoolers in Lindi, Tanzania. DataVision was responsible in undertaking th DataCollection Services using Tablets (TAPI) in a total of 40 Schools within the region. The scope of work is as follows:
- 300 students to be interviewed in three districts of Lindi region
- 40 schools total, 20 SESEA schools, 20 non-SESEA schools
- 10 to be students interviewed in each of SESEA schools, 5 students to be interviewed in non-SESEA schools
DataVision International has assisted implementation of the Strengthening Education Systems in East Africa (SESEA) Baseline Survey in the districts of Lindi rural, Kilwa and Nachingwea in Lindi region. SESEA is a five year project co-funded by CIDA and AKF aiming to sustainably improve learning outcomes, with a particular focus on literacy and numeracy, for pre-primary and primary students in target areas of Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.
The baseline was meant to provide the Aga Khan Foundation the current snapshot of the statistical indicators in line with project targets in the selected districts. The baseline utilized nationally approved standardized Snapshot of School Management Effectiveness (SSME) and Early Grade Reading Assessment (EGRA) & Early Grade Mathematics Assessment (EGMA) tools. Field assesors from DataVision deployed an electronic data collection approach using tablets.
Upon completion, 2700 teachers’ interviews and students’ assessments were conducted in more than 150 pre and primary schools in the site area.