IDEA’s primary school product includes avatar-led, numeracy and literacy program for Grades R-3 as well Science, English and Mathematics content for Grades 4-6. The literacy and numeracy modules use animated environments, pedagogical conditions of education of children across Africa, interactive activities and simple stories to teach reading and writing.
Grades 4-6 content has been written around the national syllabus requirements of six countries. IDEA’s Science, English and Mathematics content for Grades 7-12 integrates traditional e-learning content with formative assessments, filmed experiments, virtual laboratories, interactive 2D and 3D animations, diagrams, photographs, motion graphics and relevant case-studies. IDEA Teach are accredited professional development courses for teachers and leaders across East and South Africa. The IDEA Teach digital products are founded on the latest in pedagogical theory and include practical tools and strategies for new teachers, expert educators and school leaders. IDEA ICT is an accredited solution for teachers, learners and corporate professionals.
It has been created to be flexibly to be used on varying learner management systems and devices. This tool is efficient in building entry level, intermediate and advanced digital teaching and learning practices individuals in a 21st century classroom or corporate environment. World Youth Education Trust is registered in the United Kingdom, Australia and Tanzania. The Foundation focuses on education and counseling to engage issues associated with youths in disadvantaged and post-conflict areas. WYET Uganda’s focus is the support of former child soldiers between 14-25 years old in Northern Ugandan and surrounding regions. WYET Tanzania supports, educates and counsels disadvantaged children in Swahili and Masaai communities in Northern Tanzania. Our IdeaIDEA Digital Education offers self directed, self-paced, personalised digital learning products for students and teachers.
The student centred courses are written for students who may or may not have a teacher present. Students and teachers are encouraged to transition to become independent, critical thinkers. Education in Tanzania is provided both by the public sector and the private sector. Each child who is not less than five years of age is eligible for enrollment for pre-primary education for a period of two years. Government primary schools teach in Swahili and English in the English medium based schools .
A number of private primary schools, with substantial attendance fees, teach in English. It is compulsory for every child who has reached the age of seven years to be enrolled for primary education. Primary school tuition in public schools was eliminated in 2002, but families still must pay for school supplies. Free tuition has led to a massive increase in the number of children enrolled in primary schools, from 4,839,361 in 2001 to 7,959,884 in 2006 to 8,410,000 in 2008.