|Department of General Secondary Education|
Department of General Secondary Education
The secondary schools scholarships program objective is to ensure increased education opportunities for students with high academic merit from the poorest and disadvantaged families, especially girls and ethnic minorities, through a gradual increase in the number of targeted scholarships for the poor.
The long-term strategic objective of this program is to increase enrolment, retention and the progression of students from the poorest families and those of high academic merit in secondary education.
2. Responding to ESP Strategies and Policies
Policy 1: Ensuring Equitable Access to Education Services
¯ Increase the number of scholarships (cash or food) for students from poor families, especially girls, to ensure their access to primary and secondary school. Ensure their strengthened support in better poverty/food security-targeted primary school feeding and grade 7-9 incentive programs.
3. Indicators and Targets
4. Main Programs and Activities
4.1) Recurrent programs (Program based budgeting and others budgeting)
4.2) Capital programs
5. Program Management and Monitoring
Program management will be highly decentralized at the level of schools/communities. DGE will be the designated body for the program, responsible for policy and strategic planning and the management and accounting for funds.
Capital-provincial scholarship management committees will be responsible for program management and monitoring and providing technical support to schools and communities. Local management committees in schools and at community level will be responsible for daily scholarship program management in accordance with the scholarship execution guidebook.
6. Financing Plan (million Riels)