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January 31, 2019

From “A” to Zanzibar: An Island Adapts to Quest Forward Learning

In 2019, the influence of Quest Forward Learning will cross the Indian Ocean as 6 schools in Zanzibar, an island off the coast of Tanzania, will implement Quest Forward Learning programs.

January 11, 2019

One Leads to Many: TZ Quest Forward Schools

Opportunity Education Foundation Tanzania Quest Forward Schools have grown rapidly over the last two years. A learning community that began as one school in 2017 has now expanded to more than 20 schools in 2019.

November 12, 2018

A Global Connection: Transitioning to Quest Forward Learning

Despite various differences, Quest Forward Academy Omaha Director, Mark Smith, and Mtakuja Secondary School Coordinator, Boaz Msechu, share a common goal: to successfully and thoroughly implement Quest Forward Learning in their schools.

October 29, 2018

Building a Course: The Skills Framework

OE refers to the Quest Forward Learning curriculum as “skills-forward." In this blog, you can learn more about what that means, how it's applied, and what we hope students gain from this curriculum approach.

October 25, 2018

The Power of Mindset

Quest Forward Learning encourages two mindsets: growth mindset and outward mindset, and students use these while learning, developing skills, fostering relationships, achieving in school, and succeeding in other areas of life.

October 11, 2018

Learning in Action: The Advantages of a Skills-Forward Curriculum

In order to create proactive and effective community members, Quest Forward Learning has developed a Skills-Forward curriculum which makes the content empowering, relevant, and flexible for students to put their knowledge into action.

October 8, 2018

Africa on the Verge: Common Continental Goals at the 2018 eLearning Africa Conference

OE East Africa Team members attended the eLearning Conference Africa in Kigali, Rwanda. This year’s theme was “Uniting Africa,” which asked important questions about how technology and education are helping move the African Union ...Read More

October 1, 2018

Learning and Improving with Authentic Assessment

Quest Forward Learning enables students to become active, lifelong learners who bring value to their work and community. One way we support this is by providing opportunities for students to actively develop and apply the mindset, habits, ...Read More

September 19, 2018

Strength in Numbers: Quest Forward Coordinator Institutes Foster Collaboration in Tanzania

How do you launch Quest Forward Learning in 26 schools across mainland Tanzania and Zanzibar? First you make a plan, and then dedicated representatives from each school collaborate to make that plan a reality. The OE Tanzania Team ...Read More

September 17, 2018

The Slopes of Kilimanjaro: Quest Forward Coordinator Hubert Kimaro Rises to Many Challenges

Hubert Kimaro speaks on his experience transitioning from Quest Forward Mentor to Quest Forward Coordinator, the challenges Uroki Secondary School faced with securing a stable internet connection, and how to support fellow mentors as they ...Read More