PSL Fact Sheet

Getting to Best through Partnership Schools for Liberia

Imagine a school:

  • Where ECE becomes a priority, with 3, 4, and 5 year olds in their appropriate grades.
  • Where 8 year olds are reading.
  • Where the majority of students are learning at grade level.
  • Where students go on to high school and perform well not only on the WAEC, but also come out with marketable skills.
  • Where we reach gender parity and better support our girls’ development.
  • Where teachers have additional support and materials in the classroom.
  • Where administrators have additional support to lead the school.
  • Where we are not only Getting to Best, but also where we are the best.
  • Where we are proud of ourselves, our Ministry, and our nation.

This school can be our school. This school can be what all our schools become. This is why we are prioritizing Partnership Schools for Liberia.

This is one path on Getting to Best. Partnership Schools for Liberia is one way we are ensuring that we deliver on a child’s right to a quality education. We are committed to the future of Liberia, and ensuring a strong foundation is laid for this generation, and future generations.

  • Partnership Schools are public schools.
  • Partnership Schools are free.
  • Partnership Schools are managed by independent providers, in partnership with the Ministry.
  • All civil society and school management organizations have been invited to respond to the Ministry’s call to be evaluated as a partner with Partnership Schools.
  • Partnership schools are budget neutral for the Ministry. They receive no more and no less funding than other public schools.
  • The Ministry’s expectations for the work of teachers and administrators in Partnership Schools is the same as for all public schools.
  • We expect excellence and dedication from our administrators, our teachers, and our students every single day.

Partnership Schools For Liberia is a critical Ministry priority because this is one way we provide quality education for every child starting now.

About Bridge

Bridge believes every child has the right to high quality education and works in partnership with governments, communities, parents and teachers to deliver education to over 100,000 children in underserved communities across Africa and Asia.

Bridge leverages in-depth teacher training and support, advanced lesson plans and wireless technology to provide pupils with a meaningful and life-changing education.

Globally, there is an education crisis. Around 263 million children and young people are not in school and the number of primary school aged children not in school is increasing. Bridge is committed to helping tackle this through a data driven, evidence based approach that delivers strong schools and a great education for all.