Job vacancy for KG teacher

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Are you a motivated and hard working teacher willing to learn new skills and teaching methods? Do you have a passion for teaching foundational skills? Are you a fluent Dagbani speaker and willing to settle in Gushegu? Do you have excellent oral and written English and passes in English, maths, and science in the WASSCE? […]

What’s so special about Neesim School?

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Towards the end of the 2016-17 academic year we held an essay competition for our upper primary and junior high pupils on the topic ‘My School’.  60 pupils entered the competition, writing essays describing their school and sharing what makes their school special, how it inspires them, how their lives have changed and how it […]

Meet Ganiu…

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We recently produced this short film featuring Ganiu, one of our amazing Primary 6 pupils: Teachers’ salaries are our biggest running cost, but absolutely essential to providing quality, affordable education to Ganiu and his friends. Could you give a regular monthly donation towards our teachers’ salaries?  Any amount, no matter how small, will make a […]

Upgrading our maths skills

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Our literacy focus at Neesim School has really been paying off.  However, maths skills are equally important if our pupils want to succeed at high school and go on to further education.  Poor performance at maths is a country-wide problem, and we also face this challenge at Neesim School.   We have begun to tackle this […]

Neesim pupils pass on their literacy skills to pupils from other schools!

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Neesim library is proving to be incredibly popular with our own pupils after school closes.  So much so that we recently implemented a lending scheme for our upper primary and junior high classes so they can read from home, reducing pressure on the library. However, Saturday mornings are usually quiet and we always had the […]

A military academy?

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We recently heard that Neesim School is spoken of as a military academy in the town where we work, because of the high standards we set for our teaching staff.  We ensure our teachers are on post and on time every day, and have lessons prepared to teach, which is sadly not the norm in […]

The gift of reading

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Can you imagine attending eight years of primary school without learning to even read simple words?  Sadly, for 35% of primary school leavers in the Northern Region of Ghana this is their story.  Indeed, only 16% of pupils reach proficiency in English.  With such results, it is easy to see why education is not always […]

Looking for a teaching job?

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Project Share is looking for a Ghanaian Kindergarten teacher to teach at Neesim Primary School from September 2016.  We are looking for an enthusiastic and hard-working teacher who is willing to learn new teaching methods.  Applicants must hold either a Teaching Diploma or an Early Years Diploma, be fluent in Dagbani  and be willing to […]

Call for volunteer teachers!

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We are looking for a maths or primary school teacher to come and volunteer at Neesim School for 6 months to a year (or more) to help us to improve the quality of maths teaching in the school.  This would be through teaching classes alongside our local teachers, maths skills workshops for our teachers, and […]

Neesim kids love reading!

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Neesim school contines to place a strong emphasis on literacy through our Dagbani reading programme, Oxford Reading Tree (graded reading scheme) classes, and the use of Neesim library. The library was very busy last quarter with an average of 25 visits per day after school hours.  One week in February even had an average of […]