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Homework goes mobile for secondary school pupils in Lesotho

Homework goes mobile for secondary school pupils in Lesotho

Homework goes mobile for secondary school pupils in Lesotho Trial project in southern African country sends lessons and quizzes to children and enables teachers to monitor progress (The Guardian; 2015)   There can be no doubting Lesotho’s commitment to education. In 2000, the country began making primary education free; a decade later, in 2010, it became compulsory. Now the country is trialling a startup that sends homework to pupils via mobile phone (The Guardian; 2015).

Lesotho: A New Dawn for School Feeding in Lesotho

Lesotho: A New Dawn for School Feeding in Lesotho

Lesotho: A New Dawn for School Feeding in Lesotho Maseru — Lesotho is putting into practice an old saying: “it takes a village to raise a child”, as it refashions its national school feeding programme to become more inclusive of the local agricultural sector. Lesotho recognizes it will take a community to feed a child, and to also create a sustainable, home-grown feeding programme that benefits both children and smallholder farmers (All Africa; 2014).

Charities That Inspire Kids: The African Library Project

Charities That Inspire Kids: The African Library Project

Charities That Inspire Kids: The African Library Project Assisting in a charity has the potential to provide remarkable teachings and value to children. (New York Times; 2014) Two families described their support for the African Library Project: Sofie Vercruysse-Vandeputte and her family, and Christel Hyden (New York Times; 2014).

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