- Peer Learning: Reflect on experiences to-date; share information, results, and learnings on innovation in secondary education in East Africa; and explore possible solutions for addressing challenges and constraints in this space.
- Networking: Strengthen connections among grantees; identify areas of collaboration among education organizations in East Africa; and support peer-to-peer networking, particularly across key thematic areas.
- Technical Support: Provide organizations with targeted support and assistance around technical areas such as scale-up, communications, and monitoring and evaluation.
- Policy Maker Engagement: Build relationships with key actors and stakeholders in the secondary education space in East Africa and explore approaches and opportunities for successful policy engagement.
Strengthening innovation in secondary education
PSIPSE is a multi-donor collaborative initiative, which aims to accelerate innovation in secondary education programming, research, and development in selected countries. It is led by a group of private donors and donor advisors including The MasterCard Foundation, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Intel Foundation, Echidna Giving, Dubai Cares, and an anonymous donor. The donor collaborative is funding more than 40 projects that support better access and teaching and learning outcomes for students at the secondary level. The theme of the convening was - Impactful Learning and Sharing. This theme was guided by the following objectives: