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Assistance for the Comprehensive Educational Development of Mindanao (ASCEND Mindanao)
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Teacher in front of classroomASCEND Mindanao is under the leadership of Save the Children, in partnership with Pacific Resources for Education and Learning (PREL), the Mindanao Business Council, and the Department of Education. To improve access to, and quality of, elementary education in Mindanao, ASCEND assists public elementary schools and private madaris to improve instruction in science, math, and English. It empowers school administrators and ustadz from selected madaris to mobilize and manage resources necessary for a successful learning environment. ASCEND Mindanao is also strengthening Alternative Learning Systems and establishing a skills training and industry immersion program to improve the opportunity for out-of-school youth to find employment. ASCEND focuses on the municipalities of Talipao, Sulu; Datu Piang, Maguindanao; Midsayap, North Cotabato; and Dinas, Zamboanga del Sur.


Lead Implementer:
Save the Children

Partner Organizations:
National Department of Education
Mindanao Business Council
Pacific Resources for Education and Learning

To view a list of implementation sites, click here. (Excel File)

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