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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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Thanks to the support and commitment of the provincial Departments of Education for the North and East Provinces in Sri Lanka, all six participating schools in the PIMD Lotus Program have been assigned permanent English teachers to assist the primary grade teachers.
From April 21-24, 2013, a team of five lead teachers from the schools participating in the PIMD Lotus Program, ran their first Lotus Program teacher training workshop. PIMD was on hand to support them but they did an amazing job which was acknowledged by their peers. The other attending teachers ...
In April 2013, senior teachers involved in the PIMD Lotus Program in Sri Lanka will run a training workshop for their colleagues for the first time. This is a major step in making the program sustainable at a local level. Local teachers who have worked with PIMD since 2004 will lead the ...
PIMD is seeking to add a specialist volunteer to our core project team. The ideal candidate is a Primary Teacher with experience in guided and shared reading techniques for English literacy, preferably with some ESL background.The role will involve program development. remote support for teachers in rural schools in Sri ...
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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
May 2012 – Steph’s Blog: The power of phonics!
Phonics refers to a method for teaching reading which helps students become aware of the sounds which the various letters and combinations of letters make in English words. Phonics helps students decode (sound out) words. By learning letter sounds and letter combination patterns, children can use this knowledge in new situations to help them decipher words they have not seen before.