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February 15, 2019

Having just travelled back to the UK after working as the APIE Education Manager for the last two years, it seemed like a good time to reflect on all of the amazing, life-changing moments that I experienced.

My time with APIE started in rather dramatic style with a one-...

October 30, 2018

Having started at APIE at the beginning of the month (in a behind-the-scenes strategic role), I knew how important it was to get a good look at Umubano Primary School first-hand. Cue my first ever trip to Rwanda, to visit UPS and meet the key players who keep the schoo...

September 26, 2018

National Literacy Month is celebrated in Rwanda every year throughout the month of September, coinciding with International Literacy Day which is celebrated annually on the 8th September.

APIE sits on the Rwanda Reads platform, a national level coordination platform tha...

July 24, 2018

The Ubumuntu Arts Festival, a celebration of humanity and peace-building, and the week leading up to it were a thoroughly joyful time at UPS. Through APIE’s work with Heather Randall, a NYC-based theatre director, the students were given the opportunity to work with Al...

July 16, 2018

This year, Aegis Trust named Umubano Primary School the Lead School for Peace, so the opportunity to take part in the Ubumuntu Arts Festival at the Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre was welcomed and embraced in the spirit of sharing messages of partnership, connection an...

Since returning from Maternity Leave, I have become a new kind of stakeholder at Umubano Primary School – a parent - as my eldest daughter Sophia has started in Nursery.

It wasn’t an easy decision for me to bring Sophia to UPS. I was worried that Sophia might not settle...

Today, 25th May 2018, the world is celebrating Africa Day. On this day in 1963 the Organisation of African Unity (now known as the African Union) was founded. This day reminds us to celebrate African unity. In this blog I want to reflect on sustainable development with...

May 15, 2018

The International Day of Families is observed every year on 15 May, ‘providing an opportunity to promote awareness of issues relating to families and to increase knowledge of the social, economic and demographic processes affecting them.’ The family is the most fundame...

Over the Easter holidays in April, the Rwanda Education Board organised nation-wide training on delivering the new Competence-based Curriculum. The teachers at Umubano Primary School attended this training, with the experience captured by Agrippine Umugwaneza, Deputy H...

May 3, 2018

Evariste Habonimana has been a teacher for 7 years and has worked at Umubano Primary School for 2 and a half years. He is the Primary 3 class teacher and teaches French in all classes from P1 to P6.

What do you enjoy about working at UPS?

I enjoy working with all the sta...

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