Women's Bursaries

published 1 April 2019 updated 1 April 2019

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Host organizations
- Burkina Faso: Syndicat national des enseignants africains du Burkina (SNEA-B) and Syndicat national des enseignants du secondaire et du supérieur (SNESS) - Ghana: Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) - Haiti: Confédération nationale des éducatrices et éducateurs d’Haïti (CNEH), Fédération nationale des travailleurs en éducation (FENATEC), and Union nationale des normaliens/normaliennes et éducateurs/éducatrices d’Haïti (UNNOEH) - Sierra Leone: Sierra Leone Teachers’ Union (SLTU) - Togo: Fédération des syndicats de l’éducation nationale (FESEN) - Uganda: Uganda National Teachers’ Union (UNATU) - India: All India Primary Teachers Federation (AIPTF)
Cooperating organizations
CTF/FCE member organizations
Burkina Faso; Ghana; Haiti; Sierra Leone; Togo; Uganda; India
Start date
1 April 2019
End date
31 March 2020
Gender;Higher Education and Research;Quality Teaching;School Leadership;

The purpose of this program is to award bursaries to pupil teachers with very limited financial means who are undergoing teacher training after the completion of the higher secondary / graduation in any training institute.


To help female teachers: - become qualified members of the teaching service - be more willing / motivate to accept postings to the rural and less developed areas where they serve as role models - work more effectively in the classroom because of their (a) upgraded professional competence and (b) enhanced confidence and self-esteem - have stronger bargaining and better fallback positions in the union