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  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Basic Education and Training
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  • Financial and Grants Management

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  • Education and Youth
  • Gender Equality and Social Inclusion
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  • Democracy and Governance
  • Health
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Affordable Private Schools Task Order

Affordable Private Schools Task Order

TMG implemented this global “innovating” project that assisted USAID Missions explore the many potential benefits of strengthening the private school sector, which provides education services to the poor. Under this task order, TMG implemented a pilot program in Ghana, where 15,000 registered private schools—both primary and secondary and for-profit and not-for-profit—provide education to students from poor families.

Apr , 4
Mali Vocational Education and Training Consolidation Project

Mali Vocational Education and Training Consolidation Project

TMG improved the quality, supply, and relevance of vocational education and training (VET) services through consolidation of pre-service VET training streams, and creation of a Vocational Training Support Fund for in-service skills upgrading. TMG also improved labor market information analysis and dissemination through the establishment of an Employment and Training Observatory at the National Manpower and Employment Office.

Apr , 4
Haiti Education 2004 Project

Haiti Education 2004 Project

TMG served as subcontractor to the Academy for Educational Development for this contract. The overall objective of this program is to provide technical services to USAID/Haiti to promote literacy and numeracy by improving the quality of educational instruction and administrative efficiency in Haitian primary schools and to provide support to the Haitian primary education sector. TMG supported this program objective by providing long-term technical assistance in the areas of financial management and support services. TMG fielded a Financial Management Specialist who managed a grant to the Haitian umbrella primary education NGO, FONHEP, and continued to provide financial management assistance to this organization. The TMG Financial Management Specialist oversaw and managed the subcontracting process for Haitian NGOs to carry out ED2004 activities and managed the process for grants to operations research. TMG also hired a Training, Grants and Office Manager and assisted in procuring textbooks and other school materials and arranged for their distribution to schools.

Apr , 3
American Schools and Hospitals Abroad (ASHA) Assistance

American Schools and Hospitals Abroad (ASHA) Assistance

TMG provided assistance to the Office of American Schools and Hospitals Abroad, for review, evaluation and maintenance audits of grants made to sponsors of overseas institutions. The contract focused on strengthening the analytical capacity of institutions to prepare better grant application and accountability of grantees (and local partners) during implementation. TMG provided both home office and on-site management support for this contract. Our overall project management helped ASHA develop improved results planning, performance measurement and evaluation methods, training approaches, and reporting instruments to USAID and Congress.

Apr , 3
USAID/Haiti, Incentives to Improve Basic Education (IIBE) I & II

USAID/Haiti, Incentives to Improve Basic Education (IIBE) I & II

Under the Incentives to Improve Basic Education (IIBE I & II ) contracts in Haiti, TMG provided long- and short-term technical assistance to the Government of Haiti and the Haitian Foundation for Private Education (FONHEP), an umbrella organization of private and parochial education institutions. TMG’s contract was implemented within a larger program to improve FONHEP’s management of USAID’s resources including small grants made to participating institutions; and to promote administrative efficiency and equity of access in primary schools. The primary objective of our financial management advisors was to implement fully the components of an enhanced financial accounting and reporting system to produce timely and accurate data for managerial planning and decision-making. From October 1996 to January 1997, TMG undertook a critical review of the operations of FONHEP and related organizations to develop a phase out action plan that will leave a capable, sustainable organization. Also, TMG provided assistance to build on FONHEP’s’s management systems, including identification of training needs and pinpointing operational bottlenecks that affect FONHEP’s management. The project involved managing the logistics for importing materials to support textbook preparation. TMG provided budget, financial management, and audit services to facilitate implementation of basic education activities carried out by FONHEP’s members, worked on improving personnel management skills and conducted data gathering activities.

Aug , 13
USAID/Ghana, Primary Education Project (PREP)

USAID/Ghana, Primary Education Project (PREP)

TMG implemented the $1.2 million contract for the project component of PREP I, a $30 million sector grant designed to strengthen the institutional framework needed to assure a quality, effective, equitable and financially sustainable primary education system in Ghana by the year 2000. TMG provided technical assistance and training to support the policy reforms. As part of its assistance to the Program Management Unit (PMU) of the Ministry of Education, TMG also developed and implemented a nation-wide Education Management Information System (EMIS), providing consultants for the process from the needs assessment to staff training. The EMIS greatly improved the ability of both the Government of Ghana and the donor community to manage and monitor resources in the primary education system.

Aug , 13
USAID/Benin, Children’s Learning and Equity Foundations Project (CLEF) Project I & II

USAID/Benin, Children’s Learning and Equity Foundations Project (CLEF) Project I & II

Under this $11,169,442 performance-based contract, TMG provided long-term advisory and short-term consultant services to USAID/Benin and the Government of Benin to facilitate achievement of primary education policy reforms. TMG achieved significant results at the primary level, including curriculum development, teacher training, and textbook printing and distribution. The objective of CLEF was to institute educational reforms and implement an effective, efficient, equitable and sustainable primary education system throughout Benin. TMG provided long-term technical assistance (TA) and significant short-term TA, training, and commodity procurement that contributed to the achievement of significant progress through innovative and sustainable interventions in teacher training; curriculum development and achievement testing; community and parents’ participation; strategic planning and school mapping; and financial management. TMG helped support a complete overhaul of Benin’s primary learning system. New curricula for all primary school subjects were developed and tested, and were implemented nationwide. New and innovative teaching methodologies for primary school children were institutionalized. The Primary Leaving Exam (CEP) was completely restructured leading to a CEP success rate of over 90% for students in the school year. Approximately 21,500 teachers and 100 school inspectors were trained in the use of a new curricula and teaching methodologies. Textbooks, workbooks, teacher guides and pedagogical charts were developed, tested and locally printed for Grades 1-4. Additional accomplishments included strong support for girls’ education through the creation of a National Girls’ Education Network with the objective to increase equity for girls and children in disadvantaged regions, resulting in a sustainable increase of 16.65% in the gross enrollment rate for girls. TMG also provided training for teachers and school inspectors using new teaching methodologies through Side-Based training for all educational staff at 1 to 4 grade level.

Aug , 13
USAID/Swaziland – Educational Policy, Management and Technology (EPMT)

USAID/Swaziland – Educational Policy, Management and Technology (EPMT)

The EPMT’s purpose was to improve the quality and efficiency of basic education in Swaziland. Under a subcontract to IIR, TMG procured commodities required by the project, such as computers and related equipment, fax machines, graphics equipment, vehicles, office equipment and supplies, generators, textbooks and teaching supplies and other equipment and supplies. TMG also procured equipment and materials needed for in service training programs, the MOE testing unit, the research and planning unit, regional offices, and distribution centers.

Aug , 13
Tanzania Monitoring and Evaluation Management Services (TMEMS II)

Tanzania Monitoring and Evaluation Management Services (TMEMS II)

TMG provided technical assistance in monitoring and evaluation (M&E) to five Teams within USAID/Tanzania, namely: 1) the Natural Resource Management Team, 2) Economic Growth Team, which includes Feed the Future; 3) the Health Team, which covers the Presidential Malaria Initiative (PMI), Maternal and Child Health and Family Planning and Reproductive Health; 4) the Education Team; and 5) the Democracy and Governance Team.The core activities of this project were to: 1) enhance and improve the functionality and usage of the Implementing Partners’ Reporting System (IPRS), and 2) improve the regularity and quality of data, both of which are necessary to enable the Mission to measure progress in achieving the objectives laid out in the Country Assistance Strategy FY 2009-2013 and to report annually on progress to USAID/Washington in the Performance Plan and Report (PPR). TMG targeted these activities by providing M&E services such as Data Quality Assessments, Enhancement of the Implementing Partner Reporting System (IPRS), and Capacity Building and Sustainability of the IPRS for local Tanzania expertise and leadership.

Aug , 13