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£425raised of £2,000 target by 14 supporters

    Weʼve raised £425 to Help Tom get to Zanzibar to teach students in a local school.

    Biggin Hill, United Kingdom
    Funded on Tuesday, 17th July 2018

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    African Adventures works with two large, overcrowded schools on the outskirts of Zanzibar Island’s Stone Town that educate a combined total of 10,000 children between the ages of 6-18. The schools are so overpopulated that they are required to split the school day in two, running classes for half the students in the morning and the other half in the afternoon. Because of this, many students are missing out on the full education they deserve. We are working with the schools to improve and increase their facilities to address this issue.

    Teaching assistant volunteers work alongside teachers and other volunteers to help manage the demands of educating large classes of mixed students. There are typically large class sizes in Zanzibar, which can be extremely challenging because of the difference in academic ability across the student body. High-achieving students can be held back and struggling students can often get left behind. Teaching assistants can help bridge that gap because the class can be divided into smaller groups to work on more relevant topics. Once comfortable with their allocated class, volunteers may feel ready to start helping with lesson delivery and then progress to independently delivering lessons. To support volunteers with preparing for this role, we have a Volunteer Resource Portal which is full of syllabus information, lesson planning tips and interactive session ideas. Our aim is to provide volunteers with the guidance and reassurance they need to effectively carry out the teaching assistance role.



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      • Anonymous


        Dec 21, 2017

        Good Luck With The Fund Raising Tom Great Cause Sorry This Late I’m Not On Facebook And Had A Nightmare Working It All Out 😂 Love Bridget


      • Charlotte Stacey

        Charlotte Stacey

        Oct 26, 2017

        Well Done Tom!


      • kim nelson

        kim nelson

        Oct 25, 2017

        Hope it is a soft landing -


      • Jane Brett

        Jane Brett

        Oct 25, 2017

        Good luck Tom love Auntie Jane Uncle Tony Ollie and Jacob xx


      • Stacey Loxdale

        Stacey Loxdale

        Oct 24, 2017

        Good luck Tom x


      • James Jordan

        James Jordan

        Oct 14, 2017

        Good luck Tom. It’s a great cause and a great thing you are doing. Regards Footlabs.


      • Brenda  White

        Brenda White

        Sep 27, 2017

        Well done Tom. Best of Luck x


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