Supporting Girls' Learning Through Peer Tutoring PDF Print

 

Peer tutoring training was done for 16 girls from five secondary schools in Galgaduud and Hiiran.

The two-day training was done in Guri-Ceel to give the girls skills to support marginalized primary school girls to help them with class work in order  to decrease drop-out rates and absenteeism.


Guriel District education officer Macalim Maxamuud Tashade, was there on the first day of the training to encourage the trainees.

The girls were trained on how to become peer tutors by building relationships with the girls they are training and to influence them by demonstrating appropriate behavior. They were also trained on how to facilitate tutoring sessions and lesson planning.


During the same month a three-day health and hygiene promotion was conducted in eleven schools in Galgaduud and Hiraan.  Present were 11 head teachers and 22 parents and members of community education committees.

Community dialogues were also held at Gashan camp for internally displaced persons involving 20 mothers and fathers. These forums are meant to encourage parents to send their children to school and support them to stay in school.

 

By Hassan Ali Hashi, Education Officer Galgaduud

Published on August 13th 2015

 

 

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