Strategic Plan

Parents waiting to register their daughters in the Lotus program for Grade 1 - © Luis Murillo/Lotus Educational Fund

Photo taken by Louis Murillo 2013

 

The next phase of the Lotus Education Fund includes the following initiatives as outlined in the table below:

Strategic Plan 2013-2018

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Year 1 February   2013 Five Australian teachers traveled to Laos to partake in a cultural exchange   program with the Lotus community in Laos.  Meeting will be held with the village elders, community leaders, teachers and education staff, pupils and their parents to assess the ongoing management strategies for the year. School registration, supplies and uniforms for the 44 girls were purchased.
March   2013 A volunteer teacher will commence English lessons once a week for the Grade 6 Lotus girls at school.
May  2013 Five International teachers  traveled to Laos to register the next 40 Lotus girls   for Grade 1.  A meeting was  held with the  local village elders, community leaders, teachers and education staff, pupils   and their parents to assess the ongoing management strategies for the year. School registration, supplies and uniforms were also purchased and distributed for 44 girls entering Grade 6.
September  2013 Forty 7 year-old Lao girls commenced Grade 1 and Forty-four 12 year-old girls will commenced Grade 6
Year 2 May   2014 Three International teachers  traveled to Laos to partake in a cultural exchange   program with the Lotus community in Laos. School   registration, supplies and uniforms for the 40 girls entering Grade 1 and the 44 girls entering Grade 7 were purchased.  A Meeting was held with local village   elders, community leaders, teachers and education staff, pupils and their   parents to assess the ongoing management strategies for the year.
September  2014 Forty 8 year-old Lao girls  commenced Grade 2 and Forty-four 14 year-old girls commenced Grade 7.
Year 3 February / March 2015 

 

May   2015

Three International teachers travel to Savannakhet to monitor the program. Visit the three primary schools – Nong Kalong, Kham Khen and Nonnadie to update the photographic record of each girl, record student names in English and Lao and meet the teachers. Visit the Secondary school at Nong Kalong to update the photographic record of each girl, record student names in English and Lao and meet the teachers.Three International teachers and from NIST international school in Bangkok will travel to Laos to partake in a cultural exchange   program with the Lotus community in Laos.   A  meeting will be held with local village elders, community leaders, teachers and education staff, pupils and their parents to assess the ongoing management strategies for the year. School registration, supplies and uniforms for the 84 girls will be purchased.
September   2015 Forty 9 year-old Lao girls will commence Grade 3 and Forty-four 15 year-old girls will commence Grade 8.
 Year 4  April   2016 Three International  teachers will travel to Laos to partake in a cultural exchange   program with the Lotus community in Laos.  Meeting will be held with local village elders, community leaders, teachers and education staff, pupils and their parents to assess the ongoing management strategies for the year. School registration, supplies and uniforms for 84 girls will be purchased.
 September   2016 Forty 10 year-old  girls will commence Grade 4 and Forty-four 16 year-old girls will commence Grade 9.
 Year 5  April   2017 Three International teachers will travel to Laos to partake in a cultural exchange   program with the Lotus community in Laos.  Meeting will be held with local village elders, community leaders,   teachers and education staff, pupils and their parents to assess the ongoing   management strategies for the year.School registration, supplies and uniforms for 84 girls will be purchased.
September   2017 Forty 11 year-old  girls will commence Grade 5 and Forty-four 17 year-old girls will commence Grade 10.
 Year 6 April   2018 Three International teachers will travel to Laos to partake in a cultural exchange   program with the Lotus community in Laos.   A  meeting will be held with local village elders, community leaders, teachers and education staff, pupils and their parents to assess the ongoing management strategies for the year.School   registration, supplies and uniforms for 84 girls will be purchased.
Forty 12 year-old Lao girls will commence Grade 6 and the Forty-four 18 year-old girls will commence Grade 11.