Audit of USAID/Senegal's Education Priority Quality Project

Recommendations

Recommendation 1

USAID/Senegal implement a plan to ensure that its technical offices perform necessary management responsibilities, including maintaining adequate files.

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Recommendation 2

USAID/Senegal implement a plan to document its quarterly review of Research Triangle Institute's cost-share contribution. This review should include steps to request supporting documentation for the amount reported and to verify that the reported items comply with the agreed-upon elements for the project.

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Recommendation 3

USAID/Senegal determine the allowability of the $251,713 in ineligible questioned costs included in the project's cost-sharing contribution and collect from Research Triangle Institute any amount deemed unallowable.

Questioned Cost:
$251713
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Recommendation 4

USAID/Senegal require its partners to include in their periodic progress reports a discussion of the sustainability of activities. This discussion should identify any obstacles to sustainability and actions to address them.

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Recommendation 5

USAID/Senegal, in coordination with Research Triangle Institute, implement a plan to resolve the problems impeding operations of the regional training centers.

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$0
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Recommendation 6

USAID/Senegal notify the Ministry of Education, in writing, of its intention not to build regional training centers in project areas.

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Recommendation 7

USAID/Senegal, in coordination with Research Triangle Institute, develop clear and user-friendly documents for teachers and school administrators to use in carrying out the remedial course.

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Recommendation 8

USAID/Senegal, in coordination with Research Triangle Institute, implement a plan to retrain teacher trainers in the proper administration of the remedial course and its accompanying tool kit. This plan should include a schedule for carrying out additional teacher-retraining sessions.

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Recommendation 9

USAID/Senegal, in coordination with Research Triangle Institute, implement a plan to verify that the final results reported by the project comply with USAID data quality standards.

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