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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

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

Everyday Moments of Wonder

It was early in the morning at Mtakuja Secondary School, a Quest Forward Learning School located in Moshi rural, 28.9559 miles from the foot of the highest mountain in Africa, Mount Kilimanjaro. Soon after the morning assembly,... 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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