gift card reading 'Spread Joy' Looking for holiday gifts? Give the gift of giving with a GlobalGiving gift card! Shop Gift Cards
This project is competing for bonus prizes *

Training Effective Afghan Teachers

by Afghan Institute of Learning Vetted since 2013 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit Project of the Month
Training Effective Afghan Teachers
Training Effective Afghan Teachers
Training Effective Afghan Teachers
Training Effective Afghan Teachers
Training Effective Afghan Teachers
Training Effective Afghan Teachers
Training Effective Afghan Teachers
Training Effective Afghan Teachers
Training Effective Afghan Teachers
Training Effective Afghan Teachers
Training Effective Afghan Teachers
Training Effective Afghan Teachers
Training Effective Afghan Teachers
Training Effective Afghan Teachers
Training Effective Afghan Teachers
Training Effective Afghan Teachers
Training Effective Afghan Teachers
Training Effective Afghan Teachers
Training Effective Afghan Teachers
Training Effective Afghan Teachers

Summary

Train 140 teachers to use interactive methodologies that improve learning for 84,000 students. AIL has been chosen to be one of only 14 organizations sanctioned by the government to train teachers in a special 5 year project. AIL has begun its work and the main focus is on training teachers in rural areas of Afghanistan.

$43,000
total goal
$30,908
remaining
109
donors
0
monthly donors
10
years

Challenge

Afghanistan's education system has traditionally relied on teaching methods of rote memorization and dictation. School enrollment has been low and dropout rates high. Afghanistan has one of the world's lowest literacy rates. Teachers who have not used their skills in decades must be re-trained and taught modern methods that encourage critical thinking and other cognitive skills central to independent thinking and learning.

Solution

AIL will focus on rural areas in Afghanistan enrolling 140 teachers who will complete a two-week seminar and learn how to use interactive teaching methods like role-play and group work. Teachers will learn to make lesson plans and integrate new curriculum on peace and health into their classes.

Long-Term Impact

140 teachers will emerge from a two- week course with modern teaching skills and be able to engage students in interactive study. Teachers will have renewed confidence and be more effective in the classroom. Students will be taught to be independent thinkers with critical thinking skills and problem solving capacity with open and inquiring minds.

Resources

http:/​/​www.afghaninstituteoflearning.org
Afghan Institute of Learning Website
Wonderful Video about AIL and Life in Afghanistan

Organization Information

Afghan Institute of Learning

Location: Dearborn, Michigan - USA
Website:
Project Leader:
Sakena Yacoobi
Founder & CEO
Dearborn, Michigan United States
$12,092 raised of $43,000 goal
 
211 donations
$30,908 to go
Donate Now Add Project to Favorites

Help raise money for this important cause by creating a personalized fundraising page for this project.

Start a Fundraiser
* This project is competing for bonus prizes
through the 2018 Year-End Campaign. Terms and conditions apply.

Learn more about GlobalGiving

Teenage Science Students
Vetting +
Due Diligence

Snorkeler
Our
Impact

Woman Holding a Gift Card
Give
Gift Cards

Young Girl with a Bicycle
GlobalGiving
Guarantee

Sign up for the GlobalGiving Newsletter

WARNING: Javascript is currently disabled or is not available in your browser. GlobalGiving makes extensive use of Javascript and will not function properly with Javascript disabled. Please enable Javascript and refresh this page.