Physical and Health Education Development in Tanzania, 2004–2014
By LiiKe and Sports Development Aid
The purpose of the evaluation report is to evaluate the impact of LiiKe’s AND Sports Develop Aid's projects and activities in the field of sports Physical Education (PE) and health development in Tanzania during the years 2004–2014. Furthermore, the aim is to provide information concerning the project’s effectiveness and ineffectiveness and its respective impact in order to tailor our future projects working in the field of physical and health education in Tanzania.
Education Through Sports in Secondary Schools, Singida Region, 2012–2014
ETS aimed at improving academic performance in secondary schools in Singida through sports. The project managed to train 316 of male and female sports/PE teacher with each of 151 government secondary schools getting two trained teachers. During training, the project supplied footballs, volleyballs and netball goal posts to all 151 government schools and facilitated the construction or maintenance of sports facilities. The project also established three pilot schools that had a special emphasis on sports and physical education. Furthermore the ETS project supplied balls to all schools and facilitated various competitions including preparation for the UMISETA.
Project Evaluation Reports
Sports and Health for Mothers and Daughters in Mtwara Region, 2012–2014
Education Through Sports in Primary Schools, Singida Region, 2007–2010
The project worked towards the aim of strengthening Physical Education as a school subject in Singida Region. Over the course of three years, the project assisted the local communities to build sports fields for 480 primary schools, distributed 7000 balls for these schools and organized training seminars for more than 900 teachers. The evaluator interviewed a range of stakeholders who included educational officers (of different levels in the region), teachers, members of the Teacher’s Trade Union in the region and community members. These stakeholders implied that the goal posts are a catalyst for the sports development in the region as their appearance has increased attendance in sports, raised the awareness for sports, raised the morale of sports teachers, increased sports competitions among schools and among communities, improved pupils academic performance, increased pupils attendance and retention in schools and has raised an “appetite” for sports in the region.
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