The Girls’ Education Challenge have launched a thematic review – localising power and responsibility for education through community-based structures
NGOs have long understood that meaningful community engagement makes education projects more relevant, successful, and sustainable. But the COVID-19 pandemic, which brought sudden school closures and disrupted INGOs’ and national NGOs’ work, catapulted communities into leading roles.
A Thematic Review by the Girls’ Education Challenge explores how structures from within the community – or community-based structures – contributed to the successful implementation of interventions during the COVID-19 pandemic. It identifies six key factors which were present in projects which successfully adapted to this new way of working.