Early Childhood Education

GIVE Volunteers ran workshops for teachers of Nursery children from three to six years for the last five years. Fifteen Gambian teachers who worked alongside GIVE volunteers will continue the programme as facilitators in 2017. Ongoing support will be available.
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Lower Basic (Primary)

It was decided this year 2016, to support groups of Grade 1, Primary Teachers through Workshops and follow-up in their classrooms.
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Skills Centres

Skills Centres cater for girls aged 17 to 20 who have finished with or opted out of education at 12/13 years of age.
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Classroom Teacher Support

Some of our retired teachers have also worked in classrooms supporting teachers in their work. This work can entail taking small groups within a class or working with a child on a one to one situation within the classroom. The volunteers may be asked to help with English Language, Reading or Maths..
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The Republic of The Gambia is one of the smallest and poorest country’s in Africa and lies about 13o north of the equator with a 50 mile Atlantic coastline. The country extends 300 miles into the African Continent, tracing the river Gambia, and is enveloped on 3 sides by Senegal.

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About GIVE

The Gambia Ireland Volunteers in Education (GIVE) had its origins way back in 1974 when two young country teachers met while working in a new school, Scoil Cholmcille, Tallaght.

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If you wish to participate in any of the volunteering areas please complete the contact us form or email: giveireland@gmail.com.

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