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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

How Quest Forward Helps My Child’s Post-Secondary School Goals

I enrolled my son, Joshua, in a Quest Forward Learning secondary school because I want him to be prepared and equipped to make the right decision for him and his life. I want him to be a value creator. And I want him to make informed... Read More

10 Reasons Tanzanian Students Love Quest Forward Learning

This is my 2nd year as a mentor using Quest Forward Learning at Mtakuja Secondary School in Tanzania. Looking back on these past 2 years, I want to offer what I see as the top 10 reasons students love Quest Forward Learning. 1.... Read More

10 Reasons Why I Love Being a Mentor

I started teaching in 2012, and I have taught at different levels and institutions. But being a teacher who is a Quest Forward mentor has been one of the better parts of my career so far. And here are my reasons why I love being a... Read More

Mtakuja Makes the Grade: A+!

Shortly after Tanzania gained independence in 1961, the government began to emphasize the importance of education. Since that time, the government occasionally sends Zonal Quality Assurance Teams to inspect schools and make sure they... 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

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