LEI Program works closely with partner schools, business professionals and community leaders to deliver 21st century skills to disadvantaged youth. Our three-pronged participatory approach – Job Readiness, Entrepreneurship Skills and Personal Development – equips young people with the tools they need to plan and achieve a successful future.
In partnership with community based organizations, our Girls Advancement (Wezesha Vijana) program introduces new adolescent girls, their mothers, and male peers to reproductive health rights, puberty, hygiene, personal safety, social support and financial literacy in safe spaces. Our data demonstrates a direct impact on healthier girls’ choices, improved school attendance, and academic performance.
Accelerated Learning in the Classroom has two strong components:
student centered teachers’ training and digital technology into rural classrooms. This program is a learner-centered educational model to elevate quality of teaching and to foster the development of critical thinking skills for students.
Asante Africa takes the stage at the upcoming CIES Conference.
The CIES Annual Meeting is a a gathering of Society members and the interested public for an academic research conference devoted to scholarly and practical exchange as well as debate and networking. In 2017 the CIES Annual Meeting will be held in Atlanta, Georgia March 5-9, 2017 with the theme “Problematizing (In)Equality: The Promise of Comparative and International Education”.
March 5-9, 2017