Teacher Professional Development

Teacher Professional Development

Pakistan Youth Development and Life Skills Through Sports

Project Id: 
Pakistan-teachertraining
Summary: 

This project trained 20 sports coaches from different areas of the Swat District.  These coaches were jointly identified with the local government District Sports Officer, and represent a number of different sports (Football, Cricket, Volleyball, Hockey etc).  The coaches were trained in youth leadership and development through sports activities. Once they were trained, each coach was to give a month long training program to their teams of youth players, covering aspects of youth leadership and development, including communications and perception, competition, collaboration and negotiation, conflict analysis, managing emotions, reconciliation, trust, and forgiveness, mediation, and consensus-building.

This project trained 20 sports coaches from different areas of the Swat District.  These coaches were jointly identified with the local government District Sports Officer, and represent a number of different sports (Football, Cricket, Volleyball, Hockey etc).  The coaches were trained in youth leadership and development through sports activities.

Start Date: 
Sun, 01/31/2010 - 21:30
End Date: 
Sun, 05/30/2010 - 21:30
Beneficiaries
Direct Beneficiaries: 
320
Partner: 

iEARN-Qatar

Project Id: 
Qatar-IQ
Summary: 

The International Education and Resource Network (iEARN) is a non-profit organization that connects schools and youth organizations worldwide via a virtual network to empower young people, encourage inter-scholastic collaboration, and debate world issues in real time.  iEARN-Qatar started in March 2008 as a pilot program

iEARN

iEARN (International Education and Resource Network) is a non-profit organization, made up of over 30,000 schools and youth organizations in more than 140 countries, that works to connect classroom learning with real world issues, and to work collaboratively to find solutions to these issues. 

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Environmental Education Initiative for Primary and Secondary Pupils in Syria

Project Id: 
Syria-ENV
Summary: 

ROTA’s main focus in the Syria projects is to introduce formal and non-formal education in sustainable environmental behavior. The targeted populations of this program are students and teachers from primary, secondary, and universities, in the hopes of creating a joint awareness system to instill these morals and values towards the environment.

Syria is considered to be the “Cradle of Civilization,” with Damascus often thought to be one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world.  With a recent influx of Iraqi refugees, the current education system is under extreme pressure.

Start Date: 
Wed, 06/30/2010 - 21:30
End Date: 
Sun, 09/29/2013 - 21:30
Beneficiaries
Direct Beneficiaries: 
20,000 (pupils from non-formal activities; pupils from formal training; teachers and educators
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Improving Access and Quality of Education for Returned IDP Children Affected by the Floods in Swat District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, Pakistan

Project Id: 
Pakistan-IDPs-Children
Summary: 
This project focused on ensuring the continuation of education by the affected children by constructing and rehabilitating schools, building capacity for teachers and Parent Teacher Councils (PTC), and using sports and activities to build leadership skills in the children.

In the last few years, Pakistan has run into one humanitarian crisis after another: the 2005 earthquake in North West Frontier Province, Azad Jumma and Kashmir, human internal displacement in the aftermath of military operation in Swat and other tribal regions against the Taliban in 2009, and more recently,  intense floods have hit the country.  ROTA has reacted almost immediately to increase access to

Start Date: 
Thu, 10/14/2010 - 21:30
End Date: 
Thu, 09/13/2012 - 21:30
Beneficiaries
Direct Beneficiaries: 
11,044 children, 200 teachers and 336 PTC members
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Revitalizing Education and Building Peace in Post Conflict and Flood Affected Swat Valley

Project Id: 
Pakistan-Revital
Summary: 
This three-year initiative focused on implementing three priorities: restoring trust in government institutions, especially the education system; promoting social cohesion as a vehicle for peace-building; and applying Disaster Risk Reduction standards in school construction and educational programs.

This three-year initiative focused on implementing three priorities: restoring trust in government institutions, especially the education system; promoting social cohesion as a vehicle for peace-building; and applying Disaster Risk Reduction standards in school construction and educational programs.
 

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Start Date: 
Fri, 12/31/2010 - 21:30
End Date: 
Mon, 12/30/2013 - 21:30
Beneficiaries
Direct Beneficiaries: 
5,600 students, 280 teachers, 42 PTAs (7-10 members each) and approximately 3000 schools students (ages 11-15)
Partner: 
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Improving Quality of Education and Building Disaster Resilience in Schools

Project Id: 
Nepal-DDR3M
Summary: 
Enhancing knowledge in disaster risk reduction (DRR); Build capacity of teachers and students to improve teaching-learning environment and school governance; designing and promoting safe school standards through disaster prevention and mitigation initiatives; advocating for policy and governance reform in securing resources, budget monitoring, and safe school standards; enabling students from disadvantaged groups  with the opportunity to continue their secondary education through scholarships

Project Facts 

 

Implementing Period:  August 2010-July 2013

 

Project Partner:  Mercy Corps, Action Aid Nepal, FAYA, Red Cross

 

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Start Date: 
Sat, 07/31/2010 - 21:30
End Date: 
Tue, 07/30/2013 - 21:30
Beneficiaries
Direct Beneficiaries: 
~84,500 students, 157 schools (teachers and administrators), and fifty students on scholarship

Promotion of the Kampot Traditional Music and Dance School for Orphaned and Disabled children, Khmer Cultural Development Institute (KCDI)

Project Id: 
Cambodia-Kampot
Summary: 
The Kampot Traditional Music School, founded in 1994, provides cultural education, focusing on Khmer traditional music and dance and vocational training to approximately 30 underprivileged and socially vulnerable children as well as 170 children from the local community in the town of Kampot in Kampot Province.

The Kampot Traditional Music School, founded in 1994, provides cultural education, focusing on Khmer traditional music and dance and vocational training to approximately 30 underprivileged and socially vulnerable children as well as 170 children from the local community in the town of Kampot in Kampot Province.

Start Date: 
Sat, 02/28/2009 - 21:30
End Date: 
Mon, 01/30/2012 - 21:30
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Monithapana Khsach Kandal General and Technical High School, Kandal Province

Project Id: 
Cambodia-VOC
Summary: 
Cambodia, a culturally-rich and diverse country in southeastern Asia, is still recovering from the repercussions of the 20 years of Khmer Rouge rule, a dark time in the country’s history that all but drained Cambodia’s cultural heritage.  Along with its partners, ROTA focused on cultural and educational development programs to help rebuild the country’s heritage, and give children hope for their futures.

Cambodia, a culturally-rich and diverse country in southeastern Asia, is still recovering from the repercussions of the 20 years of Khmer Rouge rule, a dark time in the country’s history that all but drained Cambodia’s cultural heritage.  Along with its partners, ROTA focused on cultural and educational development programs to help rebuild the country’s heritage, and give children hope for their futures.  Three projects were thus launched.

Start Date: 
Sat, 06/30/2007 - 21:30
End Date: 
Thu, 12/30/2010 - 21:30
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Capacity Building Project

Project Id: 
Indonesia-CAPA
Summary: 
Improving the quality of the school management system; improving the capacity of staff and teachers; improving students’ performance; developing the school curriculum and implement a system for continuous curriculum improvement

Improving the quality of the school management system; improving the capacity of staff and teachers; improving students’ performance; developing the school curriculum and implement a system for continuous curriculum improvement.

 

Project Facts

 

Implementing Period:   1 October 2014- 30 September 2015
 

Project Partners:
 

Titian Foundation
 

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Reconstruction of Three Schools in Bayat Village, Klaten Region

Project Id: 
Indonesia-SCH1
Summary: 
In May 2006, an earthquake struck, ripping through Java killing 6,500 people and destroying homes and buildings, consequently affecting over one million people. The village of Bayat was one of the casualties of this disaster. With the beginning of the school year approaching, ROTA and its partners moved quickly to rebuild the kindergarten, primary and secondary school, while also providing make-shift structures for the interim period. The completed schools, build to earthquake resistant specifications, benefits over 1,000 students and also includes a hall for recreation activities, sporting grounds, and a library/community learning center, which won first prize as best library in the Klaten region.

In May 2006, an earthquake struck, ripping through Java killing 6,500 people and destroying homes and buildings, consequently affecting over one million people. The village of Bayat was one of the casualties of this disaster. With the beginning of the school year approaching, ROTA and its partners moved quickly to rebuild the kindergarten, primary and secondary school, while also providing make-shift structures for the interim period.

Start Date: 
Wed, 05/31/2006 - 21:30
End Date: 
Wed, 05/30/2007 - 21:30
Beneficiaries
Direct Beneficiaries: 
1000 students, 36 teachers and the Ministry of Education
Partner: 
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