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Why Making Artifacts is Integral to Learning

Students in secondary schools can demonstrate learning in a variety of ways beyond exams. For students at Quest Forward Schools in Tanzania, one such method is the creation of artifacts. Artifacts are work products that students... Read More

How Schools Can Close the Skills Gap

We can close the skills gap in the Tanzanian workforce by helping secondary students to develop the skills that an industrialized economy needs.... Read More

Learning Continues in Homes Across Tanzania

The first case of the new Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Tanzania was reported on Monday, March 16. Subsequently, the next day, Tuesday, March 17, all primary and secondary schools, as well as colleges and universities, were... Read More

Meeting the Demands of the New Job Market in Tanzania

A few years ago, graduates in Tanzania were the most assured people in the country of getting all good jobs that were available. It was uncommon to find a graduate with an added advantage of a good performance searching for a job... Read More

Learning Happens Everywhere and Always

We learn best when we are immersed in learning experiences that are active, engaged, meaningful, and interactive. This could be through experiential learning, small team projects, study trips, exploration of current events, use of... Read More

What We’ve Learned So Far

While Opportunity Education has been developing Quest Forward Learning for over 4 years, it has been only slightly more than 2 years since the model was deployed on a whole-school basis in Tanzania, and just under 2 years since it was... Read More

Tanzanian Schools Look to the Future

When Quest Forward Learning schools in Tanzania began writing courses, or quests, at the beginning of 2016, everything around the idea of this new curriculum was very abstract. The dream was made real by January 2017, when we... Read More

Custom Quests: Designed by Tanzanians, for Tanzanians

Question: Who designs quests in Tanzania? Answer: Teachers from different secondary schools in Tanzania. All Tanzania quests are designed in Tanzania by Tanzanians, based on our educational system and the physical environment, for... Read More

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