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Francis Lusabe: Using an Educational Game Changer

From quest designer to mentor to leader at Mtakuja Secondary School, Francis Lusabe has seen just how powerful Quest Forward Learning can be in a variety of contexts.... Read More

Mtakuja Secondary School: The First All Quest Forward Learning Classroom

Mtakuja’s Form I is the first class in the world to fully adopt the NGL framework as their main source of curriculum.... Read More

Teaching in Africa: What an Experience!

“The only man I envy is the man who has not yet been to Africa—for he has so much to look forward to.”—Richard Mullin. This quote sums up the 13 days I spent teaching in and experiencing the Rukwa region of Tanzania.  The... Read More

Tablet Donations Usher in New Era for Tanzanian Schools

A new era dawned in Tanzania's digital education landscape on Monday when a program, aimed at providing secondary school students with tablets pre-loaded with educational materials, was launched. The program's ultimate goal is to... Read More

Education Brings the First Lady of Tanzania and OE Together in Nebraska

At the same time Joe Ricketts was starting to implement his vision in making quality educational opportunities accessible to children in developing nations through Opportunity Education, another individual, thousands of miles away in... Read More

Two Brothers, Two Awards, One Proven Organization

Joe Ricketts, founder, benefactor, and CEO of Opportunity Education along with Jim Ricketts, who serves as President of the organization, were recently honored by Louisiana College as the first time two brothers have been selected in... Read More

Joe Ricketts Receives Malaika Foundation’s 2013 Global Educator Award for Work in Africa

Joe Ricketts, the philanthropist and entrepreneur who founded the online brokerage TD Ameritrade, will receive the Malaika Foundation's 2013 Global Educator Award at a gala event co-hosted by the Malaika Foundation and the University... Read More

Teachers Learn the “Cowboy Way” at Professional Development in Ghana

Professors, teachers, and staff from the USA held teaching seminars at three locations in Ghana this week. Over 300 teachers and administrators from the surrounding areas of Swedru, Kamasi, and Suhum attended the seminars, which were... Read More