The Womens’ NGO Secretariat of Liberia under the Direct Aid Program is conducting a four-month pilot tutorial for 600 twelve graders from 12 high schools, 75 students for computer skills and 75 students for psycho social training. The program is being implemented at the Addo Mills International school system at the Barnersville Junction, District #12, outside Monrovia.
The Direct Aid Program funded by the Australian government is working in collaboration with WONGOSAL (Women NGO Secretariat of Liberia) to implement the education intervention. It seeks to increase access to educational services such as reading room information center, professional mentoring, computer skills training and after school tutorial classes for 12th graders to prepare them for the upcoming West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) and circle psycho social.
The executive director, Mrs. Marpue Speare of WONGOSAL, the pilot project intended to reduce the mass failure over the years of 12 grade students who have sat the National Exams administered by the Monrovia National office of the West African Examination Council (WAEC).
Benefiting from the tutorial project are students from Jannie High School, Grace AGM, Salvation and Deliverance, Elizabeth Blunt, Liberia Christian Community College and Henry Wilmot Dennis. Others are Haweh Academy, Addo Mills International School System, Liberia Dujar High School System, Kulah Memorial Academy, Richard C. Hunters and Bishop Tue High School.