Launch event and first workshops in Tanzania

Dr. Anjum Halai and Veronica Sarungi from AFLA Tanzania organised a very well-received and engaging launch event for AFLA at Aga Khan University on the 24th of January. Speaking on behalf of Education Minister Prof Joyce Ndalichako, Professor Sylvia Temu, Director of Higher Education, addressed the many head-teachers and educational officials that had come to attend the event. Dr Therese N. Hopfenbeck, Prof Pauline Rea-Dickins and Dr Joshua McGrane from Oxford University also participated in the launch event and workshop.

The official presentation from the AFLA Tanzania team can be viewed here.

The event received media coverage from national newspapers.

The Citizen (English)

Mwananchi (Kiswahili)

The following day the first teacher workshop took place at Vikindu Teachers’ College.

20170124-IMG_4540 Professor Sylvia Temu, Director of Higher Education20170124-IMG_4282  Dr Therese N. Hopfenbeck, Principal Investigator of AFLA 20170124-IMG_4465 Dr Joe Lugalla, Director, Institute for Educational Development, Aga Khan University and Dr Anjum Halai, Co-Investigator of AFLA 20170124-IMG_4835 Veronica Sarungi addressing participants during the launch event20170124-IMG_4759 Discussions during the launch event 20170124-IMG_4844 Launch event participants

IMG_5305 Teachers at the workshop at Vikindu Teachers’ College