Despite increased enrollments, an estimated 250 million children cannot read, write or count well, whether they have been into school or not.
Edukans , together with teacher educators from the University of Amsterdam, has developed a training method for teacher trainers and educational supervisors under the name BEQUIP (Basic Education Quality Improvement Programme), currently implemented in Ethiopia, Ghana, Rwanda and Uganda. Teacher trainers and supervisors are trained to guide and support teachers on how to apply Active Teaching and Learning Methods in their daily classroom practice in order to enhance students’ learning outcomes and to encourage critical thinking for lifelong learning.
Our long term goal is to create and disseminate effective teacher training programs, together with the University of Amsterdam, in countries requesting our support. Ministries of Education of different countries, like Ethiopia and Uganda, have already recognized our successful results, based on increased student learning outcomes and teacher effectiveness, and has invited our trained teacher college tutors to serve as trainers to other education institutions. Edukans intends to continue influencing education policies in developing countries, and to spread the Edukans/UvA teacher training model to more schools and to more countries.
Are you interested in this method? Read more about the Teacher Training: Active Teaching and Learning Methods and the School effectiveness.