Weʼve raised £450 to support Children's Educational Projects in developing countries
- Hertford, UK
- Funded on Wednesday, 1st August 2018
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Stephen Austin and GradeMaker have put together a cycling team to support Children's Educational Projects in Developing Countries!
Globally recognised, and in partnership with the United Nations Special Envoy for Education, the Tutudesk provides the answer to the classroom desk shortage crisis experienced in schools in developing countries. Functional literacy – the ability to read and write – is almost impossible to achieve without a dedicated writing surface – a school desk. Over 95 million children in schools across sub-Saharan Africa have no access to a classroom desk and the prospect of compromised literacy development. Tutudesk offers children their very own workstation creating immediate, high impact and positive change in an instant, under any learning conditions. Made from a robust child-friendly blend of polymers, Tutudesk is designed to last the duration of a learner’s school career. At $0.018 per day / over three years, Tutudesk is a unique and portable solution to our most disadvantaged children, offering a sense of worth, dignity and ownership over and above the literacy and academic improvements. The Tutudesk Campaign aims to deliver at least 20million Tutudesks to leaners by 2025. With over 1,5million desks already in the hands of children and more than 3,000 school handovers conducted, Tutudesk is a proven solution to a literacy development and general infrastructure crisis.
Stephen Austin together with GradeMaker have put together a cycling team to raise funds for this worthy cause. Children are our future and we believe that supporting educational projects, no matter how small or big, can make significant and positive difference. Help us with funds or if you cannot provide any donations we would love you to encourage our team with your presence on the side of the road on the 1st July 2018.
Stephen Austin and GradeMaker team
Stephen Austin and GradeMaker are part of the same group of companies providing high-stakes examination tools and materials to education sector worldwide.
Stephen Austin - Established in 1768, Stephen Austin is one of the United Kingdom’s oldest printing companies. Based near London, Stephen Austin are a leading specialist in the secure printing and distribution of high-stakes electoral and examination materials for education sector and governments worldwide. Stephen Austin protect the security and integrity of its clients’ data and documents by delivering a service of the highest international standards in terms of quality, security, accuracy and reliability. www.stephenaustin.co.uk
GradeMaker provides specialist products and services to exam boards around the world – helping deliver valid and reliable assessments, and improving the quality, efficiency and security of their operations. Class leading E-Authoring tools for exams, Data Analytics for exam performance measurements, Digitisation and Archiving are some of the tools in the ever expanding portfolio by GradeMaker. www.grademaker.com
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Jul 26, 2018
A great day out, thanks for organising this Zoran
Jul 3, 2018
It was a great day cycling ...
Jul 2, 2018
Great cause, and well done for the ride.
Jul 2, 2018
Good luck! Great cause.
Jul 2, 2018
Well done all!
Jul 2, 2018
Good luck Team SAS!!
Jun 30, 2018
Good luck to everyone!!!
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IT Director and a member of the senior management team at Stephen Austin, Zoran is responsible for the development of the company’s IT strategy in response to existing and future challenges and in line with the overall business direction.