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ALSE Project

The Assessment of Learning Outcomes and Social Effects (ALSE) of Community-Based Education research project aims to understand the best ways to create effective and sustainable community-based education in Afghanistan. ALSE is a mixed-methods, randomized controlled trial (RCT) assessing the Community-Based Education Enhancement Program (CBEEP) implemented by CARE Afghanistan and CRS Afghanistan. The study’s sample includes 195 villages in six provinces of Afghanistan.

About ALSE

Learn more about the ALSE project, including information about their leadership, staff, and project alumni.


Access and read ALSE's findings, including baseline reports from each phase of ALSE's project and research briefs that provide updates, lessons, and key findings.

Research Design

Learn how the ALSE project designed their multi-year research impact evaluation.


ALSE is committed to sharing its data collection materials with the aim of encouraging future research in Afghanistan.

Capacity Building

ALSE conducted Executive Seminars with participants from the Afghan Ministry of Education and NGO education staff, and conducted an individual-level assessment of the research capacities of the Ministry' Research and Evaluation Unit.