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.

Days for Girls Kits

October 29, 2018By Nicole SchouelaStandTall Education Uganda No Comments

A very warm thanks to Disaster Aid Canada and to daysforgirls.org for making these reusable, attractive and discreet menstrual kits and donating them to Stand Tall and Smiles in Uganda. These kits are a brilliant solution to school absenteeism that is so widely seen among adolescent girls who lack sanitary napkins. This has been an … Read More

The Power of Reading

October 8, 2018By Nicole SchouelaStandTall Education Uganda No Comments

Empowerment for Girls Education Project through PEDN (private education development network) based in Kampala, Uganda has donated 140 books to Stand Tall. Daily access to books displayed in the classroom has produced very positive results in our youngest readers. Here is what the Level 2 teacher has expressed: Am very happy to tell you that … Read More

We’re Building Again!

September 4, 2018By Nicole SchouelaStandTall Education Uganda No Comments

Our administration building at Stand Tall is being expanded with new office space to accommodate our soon to be hired Head Teacher.  Contractor Patrick Kyalongoza who built the school is a true professional and he’ll have everything back in place before school resumes on Sept. 17