Teacher Training School ADPP Kwanza Sul
Teacher Training School Kwanza Sul initiated activities in 2009, as a result of a partnership between the Ministry of Education, the European Union and ADPP Angola. The first team began studying in the same year, while construction of the school continued into 2010. Seven teams have completed their teacher training at Teacher Training School Kwanza Sul, the most recent being Team 2015 with 86 trainees. This brings the total number of graduates to 508, 211 of whom are female.
Project Activities and Results
Teacher Training School Kwanza Sul enrolled 271 students at the beginning of 2018. Parity between males and females has been achieved in Team 2018, who are currently travelling through Angola on their 12-week study trip. 2nd Year students in Team 2017 are gaining classroom experience at local schools and running extracurricular activities for the pupils in the afternoons. They have already helped improve the attendance rates at the schools where they are working. Final year students in Team 2016 are working as full-time teachers in rural communities and implementing micro projects as well as other activities for the benefit of the local population.
- Team 2016: 138 students, 43 female and 95 male
- Team 2017: 122 students, 36 female and 86 male
- Team 2018: 135 students, 45 female and 90 male
Local communities around the Teacher Training School Kwanza Sul School benefit from the many actions and activities undertaken by both students and teachers, and the close collaboration with the local authorities, including the departments of education and of culture, has an important repercussion with respect to the effect of these events. Teacher Training School Kwanza Sul enjoys a good relationship with the surrounding community. Investigations into the day to day life of these largely agricultural people are shared with a wider public, and large numbers of the schools neighbours’ visit Teacher Training School Kwanza Sul. Teacher Training School Kwanza Sul trains large numbers of young people to become teachers and community leaders, capable of overcoming obstacles and able to provide high quality education.