Blog posts about Education
Seeding a love of reading
Children in schools across Tanzania are much better at reading thanks to special ‘box library’ programmes, fostering a love of books at a cost of just £1.88 per child
Don’t stop achieving: Life after youth volunteering
When Sarah Donachie returned from her volunteer placement in Bangladesh she wasn’t ready to stop making a difference.
Raising educational standards in Rwanda: John and Sandra
Married couple John and Sandra decided to use their experiences teaching in the UK to strengthen the Rwandan education system
If your dreams don’t scare you, they’re not big enough
Ollie Way says he went through a total 'metamorphosis' volunteering with VSO ICS in the Philippines in 2015 on an environmental project that is helping protect the Caro'od watershed.
Volunteering in Rwanda - one second a day film
British education volunteer Chloe's 90-second film gives a glimpse of her life over a four month period of her volunteering experience in Rwanda.
Volunteer to educational tech pioneer: Andrew Ashe, CEO, onebillion
When Andrew Ashe volunteered as a teacher in Papua New Guinea in the 1980s, he can hardly have imagined that more than 30 years later, he’d be helping launch an innovative education project with VSO.
Success? Have I made a difference?
Education volunteer Ann reflects on her time working in Nepal on a project to promote girls' education.
Teachers team with tablet tech to accelerate learning in Malawi
An education project using tablet computers, aims to reduce the strain and has already seen children complete a year’s worth of learning in just eight weeks during a pilot last year.
Helping rebuild the Nepalese education system
Following the recent earthquakes, volunteer Daphne decided to stay in Nepal and continue her important work.