ADPP-Mozambique wins a Commonwealth award


ADPP-Mozambique wins 'The Steve Sinnott Award for Commonwealth Teachers', granted under the 18th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers, which runs through Aug. 31 in Port Louis, Mauritius.

Humana's local partner in Mozambique has received this award program for the 'Schools for the Teachers of the Future (EPF)' project that implements together with the Foundation. This award recognises the practice which judges said had brought modern teaching to rural schools and emphasised the use of local resources

The director of Nametil EPF, in the province of Nampula, Silvestre Montinho, has been commissioned to collect the award from the Prime Minister of Saint Lucia, Kenny Anthony.

Forward movement education

The goal of these programs is the training of teachers in order to achieve real progress in the education of children in rural areas. Also intended that teachers assume a key role in the progress of the entire community. The programs, which combine theoretical and practical training, are conducted in collaboration with the Ministries of National Education, contributing to innovation in teacher education.

Since 1993, Humana People to People organizations member, which include ADPP-Mozambique and Fundacion Pueblo para Pueblo, has trained more than 18,500 teachers in 35 centers in Angola, Malawi, Mozambique and India.

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