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LATEST NEWS 9th October 2017 - Books & toys donated during my trip to orphanages and disabled children's home in Taunggyi, Shan State

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ABOUT TEACHER SIMON

I'm an ICT 'guru' and English teacher from London, teaching primary, secondary & adult students in Myanmar since 2012. I have 3 children in the UK at university and a young son who lives in Bangkok.

I currently work at an international school in Naypyidaw, teaching Phonics to KG and primary grades. I am also the school's SEN specialist.

In my spare time, I devote my skills to teaching and providing English language resources for students and local teachers in the government school, monastic school and orphanage sector. My volunteer efforts are secular.

Online resources

I previously worked in ICT. I use my skills to create FREE English language 'E-Learning' solutions for students and their teachers

Teaching at Orphanages

I provide free English lessons at Sa Ma Mountain Orphanage (Naypyidaw) every weekend, for grades 3 through 8

School Books for Orphanages

I donate English language resources (storybooks, dictionaries and digital media) for students and their teachers

EDUCATION - THE FACTS & COSTS

For many years, the government spend on education has been woefully inadequate. Under the new government of Daw Aung Sang Syu Chi, the expenditure has substantially increased. However, children in private orphanages receive no funded education whatsoever, and rely on the goodwill of local and foreign volunteers and donors.


Government Allocated Budget For Education - 2005

1.2%

Government Allocated Budget For Education - 2012

3.7%

Government Allocated Budget For Education - 2017

8.5%

WHAT DOES IT COST?

What your donations can buy
$1 buys a bilingual English/Myanmar language storybook
$5 buys 10 alphabet letter practice writing books
$20 buys a bluetooth louspeaker (loud!) for the classroom

MY PROJECTS

Mr projects are online, in-class and on-site, in Naypyidaw Union Territory, Kayah State and Shan State, for the benefit of children in orphanages, children studying in government schools and their local teachers

ONLINE READERS

I have recorded the English text of each chapter of the government primary school grade readers, for free download by teachers

ONLINE STORYBOOKS

I have recorded the English text of the bilingual storybooks by Pann Satt Lann publishers, for free download by teachers

ENGLISH CLASSES

Every Saturday, I provide English classes for grades 3-8 students at Sa Ma Mountain Orphanage, (near Naypyidaw) - 800 children

LANGUAGE LIBRARY

I have donated shelves and story books for a new student library at Sa Ma Mountain Orphanage, (near Naypyidaw) - 800 children

MICRO CARD RESOURCES

I fund micro SD cards (I load these with English learning resources), and send to orphanage teachers - can be played on mobile phone

KAYAH STATE PROJECT

In collaboration with Loikaw Diocese, a teacher-training workshop (classroom techniques and English language) and summer school are planned

DAW GYI DAW NGE ORPHANAGE

In October 2017, I travelled to this orphanage in Taunngyi, Shan State to donate books and toys

HOME FOR DISABLED CHILDREN

In October 2017, I donated books and tactile toys to blind and disabled children at this Taunggyi orphanage

CONTACT ME

Need to contact me? I welcome your messages of support, as well as details of orphanages and basic schools in the central Myanmar region


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MY LOCATION

If you need to send anything by snail-mail (such as school books etc), this is my postal address

ADDRESS :Simon Luttrell, Room 307, Golden Lake Hotel, Hotel Zone, Naypyidaw, Myanmar