The Gambia is a developing country in western Africa; the capital is Banjul. The official language is English, but many inhabitants speak indigeneous languages such as Wolof or Mandinka. Facilities for tourism in the Banjul area are good; however, outside the capital region, tourist facilities are limited in availability and quality.
Gambia: English Teachers Capacitated
In their attempt to complement their line ministry's effort in providing quality teaching, the English Teachers Association of The Gambia, recently organized a two day training for English Language teachers from selected Upper Basic Schools in Region One ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 30 Dec 2015 03:56:52 GMT
Poor teaching quality slows education progress
Enrolment rates at all levels of education have improved in The Gambia ... teachers and low staff retention levels, fewer than half of Gambian students pass standardised tests. In 2008 national exams, just 20 percent of grade-three students passed English ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 03 Nov 2008 16:00:00 GMT
Conservative Evangelicals Have Shown Me Who They Really Are
I was already a seasoned journal keeper, having filled notebooks with stories and diary entries throughout our moves from England, where I was born to Nigerian parents, to Gambia ... I argued with teachers about the moral slippery slope of gay marriage.
Publ.Date : Thu, 14 Dec 2017 21:11:00 GMT
Gambia\'s president increases cost of running for election by 100 times
Britain did nothing except teach Gambians ?how to sing Baa Baa Black Sheep?. Two years ago, he pulled Gambia out of the Commonwealth, saying the tiny west African nation would no longer belong to a ?colonial? institution. He also scrapped English ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 23 Jun 2015 12:24:18 GMT
Off to Gambia, with 100 pairs of shoes that keep growing ? Stevenage squad gets set for Easter adventure
Children in The Gambia Andy says: ?There?s a lot of poverty in ... This time around the team will paint classrooms, assemble furniture, teach some lessons in English and install solar panels for power and light. They will also take two full football ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 06 Mar 2016 06:02:00 GMT
KC area teachers will travel the world in pursuit of life-changing lessons
Chances are the teachers are chasing after deeper experiences where their lives already have been transformed. Randi McCreary, a middle school English language arts teacher ... abroad ? which took him to Gambia. He saw so many of his false impressions ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 02 Apr 2015 11:02:00 GMT
Independent Appeal: Gambia\'s beggar boys come back to the classroom
"I do my best to make sure they live on three meals a day," says Alhaji Lamin Touray, the marabout or religious teacher who ... in the care of the Gambia's marabouts. ChildHope UK, one of the charities supported by this year's Independent Christmas Appeal ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 26 Dec 2010 16:00:00 GMT
Multigrade Teaching in Sub-Saharan Africa
The Gambia: Government of The Gambia. ???. 2006a. English. Pupil?s Book 4. Macmillan: The Gambia. ???. 2006b. English. Teacher?s Guide 4. Macmillan: The Gambia. DOSFEA (Department of State for Finance and Economic Affairs). 2006.
Publ.Date : Sun, 08 Aug 2010 17:00:00 GMT
Sailing up the river to the heart of Gambia
When the tidal current began to run upriver, we raised our anchor from the muddy bottom of the River Gambia and began a voyage ... which meant that she spoke no English.) Junkung had not yet become a qualified teacher, but he was attending the university ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 01 Aug 1992 17:00:00 GMT
Indian helping to light up Gambia
"This is an initiative that must be applauded," Abdou Jallow, a teacher in the Serekuda district of the Gambia's capital ... Mohan, son of a former English Language professor at the National Defence Academy in India, told IANS that he came from Kerala ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 22 Nov 2014 00:33:49 GMT