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March 14, 2019

The Results Are In: Quest Forward Learning Makes an Impact

Tanzania secondary school students are required to take government-specified exams every two years. The purpose of these national exams is to provide an objective measure of student performance. They are the Form 2, Form 4, and ...Read More

February 12, 2019

Striving for the Same Goals: How Quest Forward Learning Aligns with Tanzania’s National Education Policy

The fundamental expectations set forth in Tanzania’s 2014 National Education and Training Policy are also main priorities shared by Quest Forward Learning.

January 8, 2019

Meet Boaz Msechu: Mentor by Design

Boaz offers his insights into how quests have played a crucial role in his mentoring decisions and planning—and how the design of quests supports his ability to track student progress and guide them through quest-related activities ...Read More

November 6, 2018

Designing for Relevance: Creating Quests That Engage Students

Students learn better when their coursework is relevant to their own lives. Quest Forward Learning builds relevance into courses and quests, incorporating active participation in, and connection to, one’s own learning.

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 22, 2018

Customizing the Classroom: Differentiation in Quest Forward Learning

We know it is not easy to create a flexible, differentiated learning experience for all students, but Quest Forward Mentors play an instrumental role in helping students set and achieve their goals.

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

August 30, 2018

5 Factors to Consider When Planning a Quest-Based Course

As with anything new, mentors should be thorough and thoughtful when introducing Quest Forward Learning into their students’ lives. Mentor facilitation and detailed planning will set students up for success throughout the entire course ...Read More