The economic and financial crisis in Liberia has spread beyond the banking sectors and into Liberia’s struggling education sector, with a direct impact on the work of U.S. Peace Corps volunteers teaching in schools in rural Liberia.
U.S. Ambassador Christine Elder has inducted 37 new Peace Corps volunteers to take up assignments in public schools in rural Liberia.
The Ministry of Education has taken a giant step to improve the skills of teachers who teach reading to young students. On July 23rd, the ministry signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Liberian Association of Literacy Educators to train in-service teachers who want to improve their skills in teaching reading.
Friends of Liberia, an organization started by former Peace Corps Volunteers who served in Liberia has released the 2018 Liberia Literacy Landscape survey report.
Parents and kids of Gweeta, a suburb community of Gbarnga, are not holding back their excitement over the construction of what is the most advanced early childhood education center in the community.
Following two weeks of intensive training in phonics, oral language development, fluency, and comprehension, Liberia Reads! has graduated teachers and administrators from several schools in Bong.
Members of the Grand Kru Legislative Caucus have blamed the poor performance of students in the county to in adequate supervision on the part of the Ministry of Education.
Joseph Boakai’s tenure as vice president of Liberia has been relatively quiet, particularly when considering the attention lavished on the president in whose administration he serves.