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Educational Workshops

Serve Ourselves conducts workshops for early childhood teachers. These workshops are meant to empower early childhood teachers with the various skills needed when teaching early learners. Our workshops are tailored to the needs of the teachers.  READING PROGRAMMES WE OFFER: PHONICS BASED SCHEMES Oxford Reading Tree (floppy’s phonics) Letterland child friendly phonics Early reader (fantastic phonics) Jolly phonics WHOLE LANGUAGE …

Free Education Reform in Zambia

The Serve Ourselves project coordinator Mr. Brian Mbulo has hailed the government for introducing free education. Mr. Mbulo has stated that free education has just come at the right time. He observed that the next step after access is quality education which the government should now ensure to achieve. In his reaction to the government’s policy on free eduction, Mr. …

THE MAIN ISSUES IN THE ZAMBIAN EDUCATION SECTOR

The Zambian Education and Skills Sector Plan (ESSP) 2017 – 2021 provides details of Key Issues relating to Early Childhood Education, Primary, Secondary and Tertiary levels. Serve Ourselves’ areas of work are Early Childhood Education (ECE) and Primary Education.  The number of public centres for ECE in 2016 was only 1,849 with a total of 160,424 learners (77,993 males and …

WHAT DOES OUR RESEARCHERS AND TUTORS (called SO Mentors) BENEFIT FROM THIS INTERVENTION?

The Zambian SO Mentors are admitted at our college to undergo training in the following courses of the Serve Ourselves program: Community Awareness Research for Impact & Project Management Teaching Children Sampling & Data Collection Excel Upon completion a number of our best candidates are sent on field trips for exposure and practical experience in the communities for a short …

Shakespeare Advanced Level (working as Serve Ourselves) provides free tuition to underprivileged children from early childhood to primary school. We empower communities by training tutors, offering
low cost IT based products and offering free face-to-face tuition. Serve Ourselves introduces a low cost IT product using SMSs to provide revision lessons to every child. Our three (3) points of operation are:

Every struggling child should have a one-on-one chance with a tutor
Society should be included in advocacy and ensuring every child is in school
Use of low cost IT products is essential in ensuring access to quality education