A Memorandum of Cooperation was signed between the MoES, USAID Macedonia and the Foundation "Step by Step" for implementation of the Readers are Leaders Project

On December 9, in the hotel Holiday Inn - Skopje, the Minister of Education and Science, Abdilaqim Ademi, USAID Mission Director, James Stein, and Executive Director of the Foundation for Education and Cultural Initiatives "Step by Step", Suzana Kirandziska, signen a Memorandum of Understanding for implementation of the USAID Readers are Leaders Project
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The Memorandum of Understanding will ensure relevant education stakeholders jointly plan and implement activities aimed at measuring and advancing basic reading and mathematical skills of students in the early grades in Macedonia. 

"Under this project, in May, 2014, data on language and math achievements of second and third grade students from selected schools were sistematically collected for the first time in our country. These data will give us a clear picture on the basic student achievemts in the field of language and math during their first years of schooling“, Minister Ademi said.

USAID Mission Director James Stein said, "USAID will partner with the Ministry of Education and Science and schools to collect valuable data on early-grade student performance in the country. These data will help us make informed decisions about targeted education reforms that will further drive student achievement."    



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