Under the Baobab tree

Thoughts from Ric and Ann Sims , unpaid Teaching Assistants for the week. A big thank you to Des and Pam for inviting us to join them for a Gambian Cocktail. A cocktail of enthusiasm, dedication, kindness, endless energy and fun.  It was uplifting to witness the work...
Recycled aluminium ladles

Recycled aluminium ladles

In The Gambia there is a thriving industry based on recycling of waste aluminium to produce a range of kitchen and other goods including aluminium ladles. Recycling here is not a duty, like it is in the first world, but a real economic necessity. The cost of imported...
Study Visit to The Gambia

Study Visit to The Gambia

Study Visit to The Gambia – Sunday 26th November to Sunday 3rd December 2017 The study visit is run and organised by Pam Copeland and Dr Des Bowden the directors of B&C Educational Ltd.. Pam taught in primary schools before becoming a senior university...
The “Great Get Together”

The “Great Get Together”

Eleven schools, 25 teachers, 60 children and 60 balloons, united together on Thursday 16th June, to celebrate the ideas of Jo Cox MP on the anniversary of her death. The 16/17 June was feted as the “Great Get Together” to celebrate the life of Jo Cox MP. Her husband...
Making the Most of Collaboration

Making the Most of Collaboration

Our next Teachers’ Meet is on Thursday 29th June from 4.30 pm onwards, at Ashwood Park Primary School, Stourbridge (DY8 5DJ). Following on from the success of the first B&C Teachers’ Meet held at the Nettl Studios in Central Birmingham, the intention...