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From “A” to Zanzibar: An Island Adapts to Quest Forward Learning
In 2019, the influence of Quest Forward Learning will cross the Indian Ocean as 6 schools in Zanzibar, an island off the coast of Tanzania, will implement Quest Forward Learning programs.... Read More
One Leads to Many: TZ Quest Forward Schools
Opportunity Education Foundation Tanzania Quest Forward Schools have grown rapidly over the last two years. A learning community that began as one school in 2017 has now expanded to more than 20 schools in 2019. ... Read More
A Global Connection: Transitioning to Quest Forward Learning
Despite various differences, Quest Forward Academy Omaha Director, Mark Smith, and Mtakuja Secondary School Coordinator, Boaz Msechu, share a common goal: to successfully and thoroughly implement Quest Forward Learning in their... Read More
Building a Course: The Skills Framework
OE refers to the Quest Forward Learning curriculum as “skills-forward." In this blog, you can learn more about what that means, how it's applied, and what we hope students gain from this curriculum approach. ... Read More
The Power of Mindset
Quest Forward Learning encourages two mindsets: growth mindset and outward mindset, and students use these while learning, developing skills, fostering relationships, achieving in school, and succeeding in other areas of life. ... Read More
Learning in Action: The Advantages of a Skills-Forward Curriculum
In order to create proactive and effective community members, Quest Forward Learning has developed a Skills-Forward curriculum which makes the content empowering, relevant, and flexible for students to put their knowledge into action. ... Read More
Africa on the Verge: Common Continental Goals at the 2018 eLearning Africa Conference
OE East Africa Team members attended the eLearning Conference Africa in Kigali, Rwanda. This year’s theme was “Uniting Africa,” which asked important questions about how technology and education are helping move the African... Read More
Learning and Improving with Authentic Assessment
Quest Forward Learning enables students to become active, lifelong learners who bring value to their work and community. One way we support this is by providing opportunities for students to actively develop and apply the mindset,... Read More
Strength in Numbers: Quest Forward Coordinator Institutes Foster Collaboration in Tanzania
How do you launch Quest Forward Learning in 26 schools across mainland Tanzania and Zanzibar? First you make a plan, and then dedicated representatives from each school collaborate to make that plan a reality. The OE Tanzania Team... Read More
The Slopes of Kilimanjaro: Quest Forward Coordinator Hubert Kimaro Rises to Many Challenges
Hubert Kimaro speaks on his experience transitioning from Quest Forward Mentor to Quest Forward Coordinator, the challenges Uroki Secondary School faced with securing a stable internet connection, and how to support fellow mentors as... Read More