The new year has brought a lot of new opportunities and joy into our EduMais programs. Therefor it is about time to update you all on the progress EduMais has made in the first three months of 2018. English classes We started this year by asking all our students the question what would help us all to make a great school year? What are the guidelines (rules) we need to have in place and how do we need to live them so we all learn a lot, have fun and are respected. This has given a great base and a very good start with all our classes. In our partner organization Solar Meninos de Luz we teach the 3º - 8º grade and 1º and 2º grade of High School. In total 160 students receive weekly English classes of our native English Volunteer Teachers.
Entrepreneurship skills We have a new program, for the 3º graders of High School we have a new exciting program: entrepreneurship course. This is an interactive tailored course where students discover what the problems are in their society and what kind of solutions they can create to make their community a better place and at the same time to make a living. This course is bilingual both in English and Portuguese. We have entrepreneurs passing on their experience, marketing expertise, b2b people as financial goofy people sharing their knowledge. The 16 students are weekly for two hours very much engaged in this course.
Web Design Since our campaign last year we received more donations and this made it possible we could buy 10 new laptops which are now all used by our 3º grade students in our Web Design course. The students learn to create their own website, learn more about coding, SEO and marketing.