Education

Empowered for a Brighter Future

Empowered for a Brighter Future

External review finds Friendship Education Program to be replicable globallyCode of Ethics component to provide inspiration for national curriculum reviewEducation Minister invites Friendship to replicate its schools in her constituency After running primary and...

My School is in my Home

My School is in my Home

As schools remain shut, Friendship’s digital lessons are shared nationally by Niamh Rowe Currently, due to COVID-19, 50% of students across the world are learning from home. At the virus’s peak in April, that figure stood at 90%, impacting 1.8 billion students,...

Akhi: Wise Beyond Her Years

Akhi: Wise Beyond Her Years

Twelve-year-old Akhi is a student at one of Friendship’s secondary schools. She is one of five children in a family living in the chars of Bangladesh.  Since her mother stays at home to take care of the house and children, the burden of earning household income...

Socrates in School – an ethical education

Socrates in School – an ethical education

Artwork by 10-year-old Samima, student of a Friendship Learning Centre in the Rohingya refugee camps. Building people with character is core to strengthening the future of our planet by Claire Hamid Many of us learn ethics simply through the inevitable turbulence of...

Shamim’s Woes

Shamim’s Woes

Shamim Mia is a student of class 8 at a Friendship Secondary School. These secondary schools use a proprietary ICT-aided system that combines lessons that are pre-recorded by teachers from reputed schools in Dhaka, computers and monitors, and solar technology to power...

What Friendship Means to Me

What Friendship Means to Me

To commemorate friendship day, we present to you the meaning of friendship, as expressed by children in our schools. Samima Age: 10 Friendship Learning Centre Rohingya refugee camp, Cox’s Bazar Song of Friendship Mst. Jasmine Akther Grade: IV Friendship School, Sidhai...