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  • Support School progresses


    We’ve had an intensive week of recruitment for eight new graduate teachers for our support school based in Garavelo in Aparecida de Goiânia. Our new partnership with Estácio University is a key step in our bid to make the model replicable. Through the university’s generous support, we are taking on students in their final six […]

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  • Bolton girls get stuck in.


    It’s been an inspirational week. We have been privileged to help host a wonderful group of students and staff from Canon Slade School in Bolton. Half the group have been working with us for the week in a local state secondary school called Jose Lopes, a run-down school in an area of huge social deprivation. […]

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  • Mud, sweat but we hope no tears!


    Thais Lauer is a Brazilian who works for BP in London. She is taking part in a tough challenge involving completing an assault course today. She found out about Aprender and said ” I identified myself with it as I believe the key for a better future in Brazil lies with a better education system!” She continues, […]

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  • Good news on visas


    We’re really excited to let you all know that Phil and family have now been granted visas to return to Brazil in late May! We want to give a special thanks to all of the team at Total, our partners in Goiânia for all of their help and support. Special thanks too for all of […]

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  • Local girls bake for Brazil


    Big thanks to Imogen and Jessica, our new Aprender Volunteers! They were determined to do their bit to raise funds to help teachers and head teachers in Brazil who work in poor communities. Having baked the cakes, they designed decorations in the theme of the Brazilian flag, complementing them with paper flags on cocktail sticks. […]

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  • January newsletter


    We’ve just published our January newsletter with an update about the first results from our support school. If you would like to receive our news please make contact through the website.

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  • Confirming the avoidance of transplanting.


    The Huffington Post recently interviewed the guy who has researched the amazing advancements of education in Finland. “Systematic pursuit of children’s wellbeing and happiness in secure environments takes precedence over measured academic achievements in Finnish schools, according to Pasi Sahlberg, author of the 2013 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award winning book, Finnish Lessons: What Can the […]

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  • Translating Good News.


    We’ve just received the first progress report from our support school in Brazil. It’s good news, and we want to share it with you. We are now working on the translation and will have it up shortly.

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  • A take from Andrew Marr.


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    You may have been watching Andrew Marr’s History of the World. Here is how he concluded the series after looking across time and human endeavour. “Brazil is going to be one of the most important countries in the world in the century ahead. IF they can get the balance between a better life and democracy […]

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  • October Newsletter


    Please click the link below to read the latest news from Aprender. October2012 Aprender news  

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