In preparation for primary school exams, Redearth Volunteers and teachers mapped it all out. … More Mind Mapping in Masindi
The latest update from Kate – Redearth volunteer and SEN specialist who teaches at Perseid School in Morden, a school for children with Severe, Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities! Last week was very special and exciting for me, for two reasons. The first was that I had the opportunity to lead a training session on autism and … More A Very Special Week!
The results are in.. and they’re cause for celebration! The Redearth Achievement Awards Ceremony has come and gone for another year. But behind them, across 70 Ugandan schools, the Awards have left a wave of sustained improvements and advancements in primary teaching and learning. And what better way to celebrate than a day of cheer, food and … More Achievement Award Ceremony 2017
Today is World Book Day – a celebration of authors, illustrators, books and (most importantly) of reading. Children in over 100 countries all around the world are dressing up as their favourite characters from their favourite books. So to celebrate, here’s a special story just for you… Get your own copy of Verna Wilkins’ special book … More A story for you on World Book Day
Why pre-primary? A child’s development in the first five years of his/her life helps determine what kind of future they will have. Between the ages of 3-5, children need structured and guided opportunities through which to develop their cognitive, language, social and emotional skills. Gaps in development during this time can have a life-long impact … More The neglected, critical first step in child development
Well chaps, we are back in Masindi, home of the edible Rolex (rolled eggs..get it?…in fact it’s an omelette of indeterminate ingredients cooked on the side of the street on a precarious metal plate sitting on white-hot charcoal, then rolled in a freshly made chapatti.) Hot and delicious with a cup of passion fruit juice. … More It’s not Radio 2, but I like it..
It’s back to the Redearth Training Centre after a brilliant month exploring East Africa! Everyone was in high spirits yesterday when I returned, and it was great to see the Redearth team. In the morning, we had a fantastic training session led by fellow Redearth volunteer Lisa; a lesson on reading comprehension based around the … More Peace at last! by Kate