Updated Mar 25, 2021
Basic Education, Secondary Education, Parent & Family Engagement and 7 MoreSEE ALL
Basic Education, Secondary Education, Parent & Family Engagement, Education, Inclusion, AI, AR/VR, Soft or Life Skills, Inclusive Education and Teacher Development and TrainingSEE LESS
Tanzania and Kenya
Tanzania and KenyaSEE LESS
Over 16 million children are not in school. 7 out of 10 Secondary School teachers are absent in rural Tanzania. Every year millions of children are not able to progress to Secondary School and over 60% of those who did, fail their Secondary School national examination. Budget constraints, low family income levels, harmful traditions, gender discrimination, geographical and physical disabilities make the promise of quality education for all difficult.
Educational technology offers an effective and efficient solution to bridge the educational resources divide by providing access to qualified, local content, available to learn at an individual pace, anytime and anywhere. Shule Direct users engage with a virtual teacher and other learners and can test their subject matter comprehension over thousands of interactive quizzes. Monthly surveys inform users’ learning needs and preferences thus allowing for timely updates of Shule Direct platforms.
|Projected Cumulative Lives Impacted||6,000,000|
|New Implemented Countries||Kenya|
|Recruit||2 Group Management, 4 Senior Management, 8 Junior Management, 5 Entry Level|
|New Feature||Creating Multimedia content to enable young learners comprehend complex Science concepts; and Improving the existing online Teachers' Resource Center with relevant tools and resources for teachers; also work with the Tanzania Institute of Education to re-design a curriculum for In-Service Professional Development training for teachers. Building Ndoto App, a mobile application that will provide entrepreneurship learning content for aspiring young women entrepreneurs and also provide a market place for the women entrepreneurs to market their products and services.|
The success of Shule Direct is a result of its highly motivated, multi-skilled, young and diverse team. Faraja Nyalandu, the Founder of Shule Direct, has allowed her personal experiences with alternative education to be a driving force and the vision of Shule Direct. Team members have autonomy and are given room to utilise their diverse skills to disseminate & deliver quality education through digital platforms that are responsive &interactive with the users.
EXECUTIVE TEAM INCLUDES WOMEN