LRTT Blog

Read stories of our Fellows

Why choosing LRTT Tanzania was the right decision for me

Posted on Thursday, Apr 25, 2019

Ellie shares her experiences of her Fellowship in Morogoro, Tanzania  from  meeting her team, exploring her new home for the month, and getting ready to work with local teachers.

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Tips on how to fundraise for your LRTT Fellowship 

Posted on Monday, Feb 25, 2019

Katie was a Fellow on our Ghana Fellowship in 2018 and returned as Team Leader in 2019. In this blog she shares her experience fundraising for her LRTT Fellowship.

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How LRTT Fellows benefit from working with teachers in Babati

Posted on Thursday, Feb 21, 2019

Julian Page, the founder of our Fellowship partner in Tanzania, Livingstone Tanzania Trust explains how the partnership with LRTT supports the development of Fellows and local teachers.

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It's all about empowering change-makers in education

Posted on Tuesday, Feb 12, 2019

"I walked away from team-day knowing everyone in the room was a passionate, dedicated teacher, searching for ways to continue to improve their own and others’ teaching practice"

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Six months on: how LRTT has changed my classroom

Posted on Friday, Feb 1, 2019

Joanne, a teacher who participated in our August 2017 Fellowship in Uganda, shares her story and explains how LRTT has impacted her way of viewing the world.

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 From Sydney to Uganda: the journey of a Travel Addict Teacher

Posted on Thursday, Jan 24, 2019

John, a teacher from Sydney, Australia, reflects on his last two Australian summers with LRTT, first in Ghana as a Fellow, then in Uganda as a Senior Fellow.

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From London to Kigali: the diary of a Rwanda Fellow

Posted on Saturday, Jan 19, 2019

When Maria heard about LRTT and how she could bring together her passions for teaching and travelling - it sounded like too good an offer to turn down. Read about her experiences.

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The summer adventure that left me wanting more

Posted on Thursday, Dec 13, 2018

Ghana Fellow and US teacher, Sharon Shearer, shares her journey and explains how the adventure left her with renewed energy and appreciation for teaching.

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A better teacher does not change students, they change the world

Posted on Tuesday, Nov 27, 2018

Herbert, an LRTT Lead Teacher and primary teacher in Uganda, explains how participating in LRTT has changed his perspective on teaching and helped him motivate his students.

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Why becoming an LRTT Fellow is important for all teachers

Posted on Monday, Aug 13, 2018

Wayne shares how his personal experience growing up has shaped his view on the importance of education and made him more determined to make a difference in Uganda.

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How LRTT reignited my passion for teaching

Posted on Monday, Dec 11, 2017

Ruth was ready to give up on teaching before her LRTT Fellowship. Discover how her experience in Uganda inspired her to return to the classroom.

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LRTT Ghana: A daily diary from a Fellow

Posted on Sunday, Oct 22, 2017

Linda Ashe-Ford, a teacher from the US, wrote a daily blog about her LRTT experience in Ghana to help prospective Fellows understand in more detail what it's like to be a Fellow.

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My incredible summer in Ghana with LRTT

Posted on Sunday, Oct 8, 2017

Raven Casseus, a 2018 Ghana Fellow describes how her incredible journey with LRTT helped engrave in her heart a love for people, education, and life.

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Getting Back to The Basics of Teaching in Uganda

Posted on Tuesday, Jun 6, 2017

After experiencing education systems in the UK, USA, Belgium, China, India and Tanzania, Ines share's what conclusions she's come to about education in different contexts.

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A tribute to an inspiring teacher on World Maths Day

Posted on Wednesday, Mar 1, 2017

Jaqueline Burns, a 2017 Ghana Fellow pays tribute to a maths teacher who inspired her and many other students to go on and fulfil their dreams.

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Top 5 lessons I learned on my LRTT Fellowship

Posted on Monday, Feb 27, 2017

Language teacher and Uganda 2016 Fellow, Molly Jacobvitz from Boston, reflects on her experience with LRTT and shares her top 5 lessons learned.

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A mastery approach to motivating & upskilling teachers

Posted on Saturday, Jan 21, 2017

Last year, our Fellows visited Ghana’s Central Region to train educators. Our country partner Sabre shares success stories from Ghanaian teachers.

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