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Teacher training

Objectives:
The project aims to increase the number of skilled primary school teachers in rural areas by enabling ten students (of whom 50% are women) to complete the three-year pre-service training at ADPP’s government-accredited Teacher Training Centre in Bachil, Cacheu region. The training course builds on an innovative and child-centred approach combining a rigorous thematic curriculum with practical experience in ten local schools, engaging both school staff and the local community. The project engages parents, in-service teachers and headmasters through the establishment of parent-teacher associations, school-based activities and community outreach actions focusing on children’s right to education, a teaching and learning process that integrates gender-specific learning needs, and promotes girls’ school attendance. These activities aim to enhance the quality of rural education and to raise the profile of teachers amongst community members.

 

The NGO:
Founded in 1982 in Guinea Bissau, ADPP (Ajuda de Desenvolvimento Povo para Povo) is an NGO that aims to empower impoverished people to find long-lasting solutions to the issues that directly affect them, providing communities with tools and knowledge to break the cycle of poverty. Its key areas of work are education and skills, agricultural and food security, health and nutrition practices, renewable energy and climate change mitigation.


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Duration
August 2016 – July 2019

Location
Bachil

With whom
ADPP

Website
http://www.adpp-gb.org/