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As a non-profit non-government organization (NGO) we work directly with village communities, Government and schools, to improve the teaching of English as a second language and computer literacy.
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PIMD has launched our new remote support program for the Sri Lankan schools participating in the Lotus Program. Al-Madina teachers are tutored in English by Helen Mcleod, Senior PIMD Consultant, using Skype. The remote support program will be tailored to the needs of each school. Al-Madina is very strong in ...
Congratulations to Mrs Avanthi Mihirani who has just published her first book - an English activity book for Grade 2. This book contains very well thought through exercises that can be copied by teachers for use in Grade 2 English classes. The book complements the Let's Learn English syllabus. It ...
At the end of 2014, Al-Madina grade 5 students sat for an English exam to decide if they would be admitted to English medium classes in their new schools in Grade 6 in 2015. Out of 15 students, a record 7 students have been admitted to English medium from Grade ...
Wilgammula school held their annual English camp on 31st July, 2014. The event was held in the school hall and both parents and higher grade children watched the primary grade children perform a series of items demonstrating their English language skills. The event was also attended by ADE for English sector ...
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If you are working in education in a developing country, learn more about our approach and find resources that can help you. Our ESL and Computer Literacy Curriculum for Grades 1 and 2 is easy to follow and implement even in small village schools. (more…)
From our Teachers’ Newsletter
June 2013- Donna’s Blog: Language awareness – phonological and phonemic
One of the more difficult concepts to explain is phonemic awareness. In training the teachers in Sri Lanka, we use the example of a native English speaker learning Tamil or Sinhalese. (more…)