Transforming Education for Girls in Tanzania

This summary report is the product of collaboration between multiple partners in the Transforming Education for Girls project. We gratefully acknowledge the funding received from Comic Relief and the Tubney Charitable Trust for the TEGInT project. We would like to thank professor ophelia Mascarenhas, the lead researcher for this endline study in Tanzania and author of the full research report. professor Mascarenhas led a team including Bernadetha Rushahu and Baltazaray Gasper from the University of dar es Salaam.

Maarifa ni Ufunguo, the implementing partner of the TEGInT project in Tanzania, contributed significantly to the research design and planning, data collection and analysis. Thanks in particular to Maarifa’s Executive director, dunstan Kishekya. The Institute of Education, University of london, led the conceptualisation, instrument development, training and quality assurance. From the IoE, professor Elaine Unterhalter, Joheslop and vincenzo Mauro also developed composite indicators to analyse data and managed the analytical process, supporting the TEGInT team to consider the research results in relation to the programme. ActionAid Tanzania and ActionAid International edited and produced this summary report. our five-year engagement with schools and communities across northern Tanzania has enabled this research – thank you to the civil society organisations, government officials, teachers, school managers, community members, boys, parents and the girls.


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