Hope becomes Reality

March 28, 2019By Nicole SchouelaStandTall Education Uganda No Comments

When Charles (on the left) and Jimmy (right) came to Stand Tall, they had few prospects. After graduating from Stand Tall, they were sponsored to attend St Josephs Vocational in building and welding respectively. They are now proud young men, working and making a living. Helping someone acquire skills that lead to independence, is a … Read More

Look What Sponsorship Can Do

March 19, 2019By Nicole SchouelaGeneral Interest No Comments

This is Patience. She has had the good fortune of being sponsored at Stand Tall, and then through secondary school, and is now about to complete her diploma in accounting at Makerere Business College. Always at the top of her class and a true leader at her school, Patience can now look forward to a … Read More

Digital Tablets Improve Grades

November 27, 2018By Nicole SchouelaStandTall Education Uganda No Comments

The Digital Tablet Project headed by Bern Mcleod aims to improve learning outcomes through the use of curriculum-programmed digital tablets. Last March the first 50 tablets, programmed with upper level science questions, were introduced in grade 6 & 7 classes at Stand Tall.  The overall improvement in Science grades and excitement generated towards learning was … Read More

They’re Now Professionals

November 6, 2018By Nicole SchouelaStandTall Education Uganda No Comments

Abdul and  Dorothy just graduated from teachers college with top grades and performance evaluations. Without the support of their sponsors for the past 5 years, this would only have been a dream. Sponsorship is the most wonderful gift you can offer anyone. It gives young people the hope and the opportunities that they need to … Read More

Innovative Thinking = Great Results

October 29, 2018By Nicole SchouelaStandTall Education Uganda No Comments

We encourage our students to be creative thinkers and we strive to do the same ourselves. We look for innovative techniques to improve learning and grades. Instead of writing mid-terms, our senior class has been organized into discussion groups. The strong help the weak, and everyone benefits. Results? Group learning is yielding better results.