Posts tagged Haiti

In Haiti, building blocks, healing play (by UNICEF)

Chilean preschool curriculum to be implemented in Haiti

As a result of the work produced by two Early Childhood Education Pilot Programs in Haiti, the Chilean National Intercultural Preschool Education Board (JUNJI) designed a Preschool Curricular Plan for Haiti with the help of the Chilean Agency for International Cooperation (AGCI).

unicef:

Two years after the quakeHaiti and its approximately 4.3 million children continue to recover from the 2010 earthquake that killed some 220,000 people and displaced more than 1.6 million. Advances in education have been substantial, with over 1,200 schools repaired or constructed. Still, half of eligible children do not attend primary school.
Here…children attend class at St. Gérard School, rebuilt with UNICEF support, in Port-au-Prince.
© UNICEF/ /Marco Dormino
For more information, please visit: http://www.unicef.org

unicef:

Two years after the quake
Haiti and its approximately 4.3 million children continue to recover from the 2010 earthquake that killed some 220,000 people and displaced more than 1.6 million. Advances in education have been substantial, with over 1,200 schools repaired or constructed. Still, half of eligible children do not attend primary school.

Here…children attend class at St. Gérard School, rebuilt with UNICEF support, in Port-au-Prince.

© UNICEF/ /Marco Dormino

For more information, please visit: http://www.unicef.org

[HAITI] Creole is the mother tongue in Haiti, but children do most of their schooling in French. Two hundred years after Haiti became the world’s first black-led republic, is the use of French holding the nation back? (via BBC News - Should Creole replace French in Haiti’s schools?)

[HAITI] Creole is the mother tongue in Haiti, but children do most of their schooling in French. Two hundred years after Haiti became the world’s first black-led republic, is the use of French holding the nation back? (via BBC News - Should Creole replace French in Haiti’s schools?)

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On Monday, August 8th, Teachers Without Borders launched an innovative, demand-driven teacher professional development program in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Titled Building Capacity for Teaching and Learning (Renforcement des cadres pour l’enseignement et l’apprentissage), the French-language program will help Haitian teachers improve their professional knowledge and classroom practice, become mentors and leaders in their schools and communities, learn how to apply their new skills in their classrooms by completing practice-based projects, and become mentors and facilitators in subsequent editions of the program, planned for 2012 and 2013.(via Teachers Without Borders Starts a Long-term Teacher Development Program in Haiti | Teachers Without Borders)

On Monday, August 8th, Teachers Without Borders launched an innovative, demand-driven teacher professional development program in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Titled Building Capacity for Teaching and Learning (Renforcement des cadres pour l’enseignement et l’apprentissage), the French-language program will help Haitian teachers improve their professional knowledge and classroom practice, become mentors and leaders in their schools and communities, learn how to apply their new skills in their classrooms by completing practice-based projects, and become mentors and facilitators in subsequent editions of the program, planned for 2012 and 2013.

(via Teachers Without Borders Starts a Long-term Teacher Development Program in Haiti | Teachers Without Borders)

14 June 2011 – The head of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has welcomed the $360 million fund launched by Haiti’s new President to ensure the most disadvantaged children in the country can go to school. (via Senior UN official lauds new initiative to get Haitian children into school)

14 June 2011 – The head of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has welcomed the $360 million fund launched by Haiti’s new President to ensure the most disadvantaged children in the country can go to school. (via Senior UN official lauds new initiative to get Haitian children into school)

“The change that I expected, I don’t see it yet,” Jean said of Haiti’s rebuilding process. “But what is good in my life is that I always wanted to graduate from high school, and now I’m in my last year, and I’m about to achieve that dream.” (via UNICEF - At a glance: Haiti - Jean’s story: An adolescent girl’s belief in education provides hope in Haiti)