SALT Project

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    • Recently, the World Bank extended an unconditional loan of $250 million for the SALT project in Andhra Pradesh.

    SALT Project

    • About:
      • Supporting Andhra’s Learning Transformation (SALT) is a project undertaken by the Government of Andhra Pradesh with support from the World Bank.
      • The SALT is the first project in the school education sector to be funded by the World Bank without any precondition.
    • Aim:
      • To transform the state’s school education system by strengthening the quality of foundational learning through various pathways including improving teacher professional development, classroom-based assessments and early childhood education. 
      • Establishing and strengthening foundation schools is in tune with the National Education Policy, 2020.

    Source: TH