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World Class Films - Teachers Beyond Borders

Updated Tuesday 7th August 2012

Introducing Teachers Beyond Borders, a non-profit organisation passionate about boosting literacy and teaching standards for children with special needs in Ghana 

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“We had so much knowledge that we could exchange and so much experience to share...”

Judy Lawson is the co-founder of Teachers Beyond Borders, a not-for-profit organisation based in North London working with special needs education in Ghana.

Championing an interactive approach with children at the centre of learning, they work with teachers and connect them with others both within Ghana, the UK and elsewhere. In doing so they recognised that their expertise had to be coupled with the local knowledge and understanding of teachers in Ghana.

Although they had expected to focus on staff development but soon found that they had to address issues of resourcing and infrastructure. Changing the curriculum and pedagogical approach has many other implications.

 

 

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