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Training of 1,020 principals in Limpopo to transform their schools into Centres of Excellence will resume mid-January 2022

Training of 1,020 principals in Limpopo to transform their schools into Centres of Excellence will resume mid-January 2022 630 387 The Billion Child Foundation

The International Schools Centre of Excellence Programme is a programme which empowers district management of Ministries of Education to train principals of each school in their district to transform their…

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We have a new website

We have a new website 1997 2560 The Billion Child Foundation

The new website was developed pro bono by Paperhat Creative in the UK. In celebrating the launch of the website, the inspirational and visionary CEO of Paperhat Creative, Steve Palmer…

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How we can engender a love of lifelong learning

How we can engender a love of lifelong learning 421 289 The Billion Child Foundation

Many of us can remember our favourite teachers usually because they were enthusiastic about the subjects they taught. The fact that so many children have not been able to attend…

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Are you professionally unkind?

Are you professionally unkind? 150 150 The Billion Child Foundation

At some of my keynote speeches and workshops, I ask people to jot down the name of their favourite teachers. Everyone can usually name two or three. But did you…

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Inspiring news

Inspiring news 620 369 The Billion Child Foundation

Last year BCF entered our International Schools Centre of Excellence Programme in the 2020 Commonwealth Education Awards for Good Practice. We reached the second round which is the final round…

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Better ways to teach

Better ways to teach 373 240 The Billion Child Foundation

Some days when sitting in my classroom whether at university or school I wish I had taken the time not only to do my homework but to read the section…

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Mother tongue education should be promoted to parents

Mother tongue education should be promoted to parents 232 260 The Billion Child Foundation

Do you remember looking down when your teacher asked the class questions? I do! But can you imagine what would have happened if you were expected to answer the teacher’s…

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Improving the love of reading and reading with comprehension

Improving the love of reading and reading with comprehension 556 371 The Billion Child Foundation

There is an excellent article in the Australian Teacher Magazine this week which provides practical ideas on how to help young children to increase their love of reading and improve…

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A message to the youth of Africa

A message to the youth of Africa 1675 1255 The Billion Child Foundation

24 June 2021 We congratulate Dr Tendai Gumbie on receiving his PhD and take great pleasure in sharing his message to the youth of Africa. “I would like to encourage…

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Sometimes dreams come true

Sometimes dreams come true 498 253 The Billion Child Foundation

18 June 2021 Today I saw this little bug in my house and it reminded me of where I grew up. We were very poor and meat was a dream.…

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