More info can be found in the Quick guide
Tangerine model is used in the rural school context in Western Kenya and several other places. You do not need any sophisticated IT skills training and easy to use for rural teachers, I is very easy to train them. Free version so suitable for the pilot project in South Sudan.
Tangerine is an innovation specifically for the education sector. Once customized to the school situation, it belongs to the school or stakeholders
It is currently used in rural Kenya and has been implemented for four years so many user stories gathered already to help shape any project.
It can be used in an offline version and can be used for feature phones as well.
Management tool and can be used across multiple stakeholders- student, parent, teacher and principals interview protocols, and the school and classroom inventory tools. Tangerine can also be used to conduct a wide variety of school-based monitoring surveys and observational instruments. Will be highly adaptable to South Sudan situation where their refugee situation.
Solution and Innovation
Results and impact
What is this tool given for results and impact for the teachers, the school managers and stakeholders?
- Better learning outcomes based on investing on where needs are
- Accurate data for management decisions
- Help in predicting trends and for planning
One of the lessons learned is that there must be follow up for the teachers and school management. Furthermore, a basic infrastructure will be necessary for example smart phones
In case of Kisumu, teachers were meant to download the software and use on mobile phones. Due to lack of follow up, most teachers were not diligent enough to continue using. Only majorly used by education officials to track key education data in the schools