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The Process of Making Progress: Quest Forward Learning Takes Hold in Tanzania
Within Tanzania and most of Africa, nearly all secondary school students learn by rote memorization, acquiring facts and figures that have little relevance or meaning outside of the classroom. When envisioning the future, it is clear... 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
Experiencing the Essential Habits: Changing Student Mindsets in Tanzania
One of the cornerstones of Quest Forward Learning is what we refer to as the Six Essential Habits. These habits assist Tanzanian secondary school graduates become well-rounded people who create value for themselves, their communities,... Read More
Mastering Process: Relevance in Tanzania Classrooms
Quest Forward Learning platform, methodology, and curriculum give students an exciting way of learning that focuses on mastery rather than completion. One aspect that excites both mentors and students is relevance.... 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
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
Tanzanian Quest Forward Schools are Supporting Student Growth
In a traditional Tanzanian classroom, students are passive participants in their education. The teachers actively determine what, when, and how the students learn. Students are taught to consider themselves as empty, and so they do... Read More
One Mentor’s Journey to Drive Innovation
From national park guide to Quest Forward mentor, Kyle Collins has seen how facilitating exploration and encouraging curiosity has led to great growth in his students and himself. ... Read More