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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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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 ...
Are you a citizen of the world? Think about this: Do you know someone who lives overseas? Do you speak more than one language? Do you use a phone to call or text someone overseas? Are you interested in news from around the world? Those of us who use computers, tablets or ...
One of the biggest challenges for non-profit organisations is financial sustainability. This is especially challenging for local non-profits in developing countries without access to the corporate and private donors that can provide a supporter base for foreign NGOs. How do we build sustainable non-profit enterprises in developing countries that can ...
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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…)