Summary of publication
This independent completion report reviews results and achievements for the $33.5 million Learning Assistance Program for Islamic Schools (LAPIS) which ran from 2004 to 2011. LAPIS supported 91 per cent of Islamic schools that are private and the various non-government organisations and institutions that support and operate them. The program trained junior secondary teachers in English language skills and strengthened their English teaching capacity, provided text books, built school libraries and promoted equal learning outcomes for girls and boys in primary and junior secondary schools. Around 161,000 students and 15,200 teachers benefited from activities run in 983 Islamic schools supported.
Also see: Management Response to Completion Report