For many years VSO staff and volunteers in Thailand have spoken of how important Aung San Suu Kyi is in the struggle for democracy in the region. Last week various VSO staff were able to attend speaking engagements with her during her tour of the UK. Mark Rowland attended her address to the joint UK… Read more »
I’ve visited Cambodia a couple of times since 2007 and have been amazed by NEP’s (NGO Education Partnership) progress. In response to its members’ concerns on informal charges demanded by schools and low motivation of teachers, NEP supported by VSO volunteers, carried out two research studies on The Impact of… Read more »
I was delighted to hear about the fantastic progress of a research project that I’ve been supporting in Zanzibar. VSO volunteers Martin Brown and Yasmin Ajmal were working directly for the Commissioner for Education and Director of Inspection in the Zanzibar Ministry of Education and Vocational Training (MOEVT).
Over the course of their… Read more »
A strong delegation of VSO partners and staff will be attending a major education conference next week in Kenya. The International Task Force on Teachers for EFA is organising an international conference on Teachers for Education for All in Africa: Collaborative action to address the teacher gap. Jointly organised with the Kenya Government,… Read more »