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Training teachers through EQUIP

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APIE's innovative EQUIP project - funded by UK Aid from the UK Government - enhances the teaching skills and knowledge of pre-primary teachers in Rwanda.


With funding from UK Aid Direct, APIE has created and trialed an e-learning course which has been used to train teachers in 200 schools in rural Rwanda over the last 2 years. The course features videos of best practice recorded at our model school in Kigali - Umubano Academy - ensuring that the content is relevant in a Rwandan context. The course covers all 6 areas of the pre-primary curriculum and has been validated by the Rwanda Education Board.


An Evaluation Report outlines the achievements, challenges and recommendations for the EQUIP project.

At the start of 2021, APIE received further funding from UK Aid Direct to reach even more teachers across Rwanda, equipping them to provide high quality education for children across Rwanda.

APIE's teacher training project in Rwanda is also making a contribution towards Sustainable Development Goal 4 which is focused on ensuring inclusive and equitable education for all. 

So far our EQUIP project has reached over 2,600 beneficiaries including headteachers, teacher training tutors, teacher training students and early childhood education teachers. Over 30,000 children have access to higher quality pre-primary education as a result of our training.

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