Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
The month of August 2019 ended with a bang for us at Shule Direct! The day witnessed Tanzania's premier prestigious Education Awards dubbed Tanzania Elimu Awards that recognizes institutions and individuals who have contributed to the development of the education sector, as well as recognizing students, teachers and learning institutions with outstanding performance.
Shule Direct was nominated in the Online Education Platform category and emerged the winner of this category becoming Tanzania's Best Online Education Platform in 2019. Shule Direct was presented with a trophy award that during an event to recognize the different categories award recipients of the Tanzania Elimu Awards 2019 that was held at the Mlimani City Conference Center in Dar es Salaam and officiated by the Minister of State in the President's Office, Regional Administration and Local Government, Honorable Selemani Said Jafo (MP). The award for the Best Online Education Platform of the Year was presented to Shule Direct during the event by Kisarawe District Commissioner Honorable Jokate Mwegelo.
We would like to express our deepest gratitude to all our #ShuleDirectors over 1,700,000 students learning on our digital learning platforms (online and offline), over 30,000 secondary school teachers and over 80 partner secondary schools and learning centers that are using Shule Direct platforms. We would also like to thank parents; school administrators and school owners; our partners, funders and supporters including the Government of Tanzania under the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology; the Director General, the management and team of the Tanzania Institute of Education, Donor Partners; individuals and institutions that have in one way or another supported the mission of Shule Direct to leverage technologies to improve access to qualified, relevant digital educational content for in and out of Secondary school youth in Tanzania. We honor you and we dedicate this award to you. Asante Sana.
The Tanzania Elimu Awards are hosted by Elimu Solutions Tanzania an independent Education advisory and placement center, providing free, comprehensive educational counselling to students and their parents/guardians seeking professional insights on higher and tertiary education.
Onwards and Upwards,
Shule Direct Team