IMPACT ON THE COMMUNITY
In my community I am observed as a pionner of ICT in education. Since 1969 when the school was established ,my project proved to be fully involving the community when we observe the Earth day on the 22 April. We planted aloe seedlings on areas around the school that were threatened by soil erosion.
I am a strong believer in reading and strive to instill a reading culture in my students. In that contexts, I urge and encourage my studentsto read comic boojks that assist them with vocabulary and general knowledge.
My fellow teachers look up to me as an ICT in Educastin Pionner. I urge them to participate in ICT workshops that would equip them with latest educational trends; and they gladly participated.
Parents now understand their role in conserving the environment after I organized a group of them to join myb learners to observe Earth dayon the 22 April. Amongst them , I visited a local traditional healer with a group of learners who gave us his insights about how he uses various plants and herbs as medicine and also how he conserves them. He noted that since he realizes that continuous harvest of medicinal plants; spiral aloe in particular ( which is protected by law in Lesotho) will be detrimental to their existence , he strong believes that they should be propagated to curb their extinction.
IMPROVING TEACHING PROFESSION
On a personal level I engage myself on professional development courses that improve my general teaching profession. Lately I completed two courses in Young African Leaders Initiative Network (www.yali.state.gov) that are already assisting me in running my school projects and how to incorporate other people in my work.
I also completed a course on One Hour of Code found on the Touch Develop platform (www.touchdevelop.com) . It introduces one on the basics of Computer Science and Programming . I am currently running an extra course called Beyond One Hour of Code which equips me to transfer the skills and...