Breakfast in Bweyale

There are times when the zany, perplexing, bizarre and incomprehensible will accompany and decorate the mundane and day-to-day.  4 of us were on our way to Chobe Lodge for a bit of R&R and stopped on the way for breakfast, having left Masindi early, without eating.  Milner’s Cafe, proudly punctuates the roadside as you leave the chaotic … More Breakfast in Bweyale

The invisible crisis facing the world’s poorest, youngest children

  Did you know – by their fifth birthday, a child’s brain will already be 90% developed? If you didn’t, don’t worry. Most people don’t. Which is why we are facing an invisible crisis that affects the world’s poorest, youngest children. But it’s a scary thought to think that the precious brains inside our skulls … More The invisible crisis facing the world’s poorest, youngest children

A Very Special Week!

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 neglected, critical first step in child development

  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