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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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Congratulations to Al-Madina school in Trincomalee for their best ever performance in the English Day competition. Out of 11 students, 7 were placed 2nd or 3rd and 4 students qualified for the next round at Zonal level. This result is due to the dedication and hard work of the teachers, ...
Mr Jegasothy Eugene Yogananthan, Assistant Director of Education, Eastern Province, Sri Lanka, sadly passed away on Tuesday 18th March, 2014 from injuries sustained in a motor accident in Trincomalee. Mr. Yoganathan worked closely with PIMD for most of our ten years in Sri Lanka. We owe him an enormous debt of ...
Once again we conducted our annual review of the PIMD Lotus Program in Sri Lanka in January 2014. We visited all six schools and it was a very worthwhile trip. we were pleased to see that the schools which have struggled from the start had made significant progress and this was very ...
A reflection on 'reading recovery' A child enters the room. He is Kandy by name. A sweet little boy Who will one day have fame. He cannot understand What clue to look for. He doesn’t get the language, “Wat dat?” he would roar. A prompt from the teacher And then he would know. His confidence slowly Beginning to grow. One day he lit ...
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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…)