Public exams – 100% success AGAIN!

Once again, all EducAid’s Junior Secondary Schools had 100% pass rates in the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE). Countrywide, the standards are consistently closer to 40% pass rates.  With some of the poorest and most vulnerable young people in the … Read More

Widad Worneh, new Coordinator for Pastoral Care and Behaviour Management, is getting stuck into her role.  A key part of EducAid’s positive behaviour management strategy is the peer mediator system.  Students are trained on each site to mediate in situations … Read More

Isatu Kanu RIP

Another full on day in EducAid, with its great ups and terrible downs.  Today we have heard that Jimiyke Koroma has completed his anti-TB treatment and one very lucky young man has come through after being very close to death with TB … Read More

Monitoring and Evaluation with Dr Rebecca Horn

Standard practice across all sorts of projects, Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) is the bane of many project workers lives.  In large part, this is because the dreaded logical framework (logframe) ends up dictating what has to be done, so activities … Read More

Corruption corruption…. no!…. Integrity Integrity!

Transparency International published their statistics on bribery, this week: Sierra Leone is head of the league once more.  And this time it is for the highest percentage of the population that has paid bribes for goods and services.  In Sierra … Read More

On and up…..

What a great weekend…… Small group work – thinking through our dreams for the future of EducAid It was the second women’s weekend, with all the EducAid female staff talking over their progress during the last month, putting together their … Read More

Women’s Project Success Story

Abibatu and Mabinty, the Women’s Project teachers in Rogbere, are passionate about getting girls back into education.  Both of them have stories to tell of their owndifficulties but have come through strong and in a great position to help their … Read More

Amadu S Fofanah (14) RIP

Sierra Leone is a small country the size of Wales on the West African coast, 8th poorest country in the world. What is the face of this poverty?  The lack of justice and the lack of health care!  What is … Read More

The first EducAid wedding

The first EducAid wedding:  Ezekiel and Mamie are now Mr and Mrs Nonie. The very smiley Ezekiel is a founder pupil who joined EducAid on 18th September 2000 for the earliest lessons on the back veranda of the rented building … Read More

EducAid students selected to go to Ghana

How exciting……. A number of EducAid students applied for a place on the African Gifted Foundation’s summer academy and ALL OF THEM WERE SELECTED.   This is the letter we received: African Gifted Foundation Academy Summer 2013 – 21st -27th … Read More

International Women’s Club in Maronka

The International Women’s Club went on a visit to EducAid Maronka last week.  We greatly appreciated their visit and especially their feedback.  One of the visitors, Julia West, has written her own blog post about their trip.  Please follow this … Read More

Cobra, the problem solver

Cobra, and colleagues as the relationship between EducAid and some of its partner schools starts Cobra and colleague, Marion, at the same event Mohamed Cobra Bangura, youngest leader at EducAid, had an idea.  In his own words….. Well, at first … Read More

Successful outreach

Young Alusine Barrie leading teacher trainingon positive behaviour management Science teachers gathered for active learning training Deputy Director of Education for Port Loko Districtaddresses assembled principals from partner schools EducAid is approached regularly with requests to start more and more … Read More

Member of the Order of the Rokel

Haja Gbla’s name was pulled out of the hat and she came as staff representative to State House Fellow MOR recipient Jussein Jaward congratulates Miriam Independence Day 27th April 2013 and Miriam Mason-Sesay MBE is invited to the State House … Read More