In children, the issue of mental health is often overlooked. Research shown that 1 out of every 10 children and young people face mental health issues ranging from anxiety to depression and conduct disorder. Over 70% of this number do not receive appropriate intervention at an early age.
On February 7, 2020, we hosted Olakunbi Agboola at the learning space in Arikanki village. Olakunbi is a rockstar educator, a successful homeschool mom, and the founder of Imperial educational services. She led a discussion on effective approaches to teaching and learning in the 21st century. We also looked at some of the methodologies thatRead more about Staff Development Training[…]
It has been three months since we opened our door to the first batch of learners, The Pioneers. We have spent every day, Monday through Friday of these twelve weeks learning and sharing with each other. On December 12, 2019, our Pioneers decided to host their parents, some friends, and all the community members.
On Friday, November 29, 2019, we had our first exposure trip ever! We made the trip to Zoological Garden, University of Ibadan. It was a thrilling time for every member of our learning community. This is the first time our children will be visiting the urban part of Ibadan, and also the first time forRead more about A Trip to Remember[…]
On August 5, Bramble kick started her holiday program at Arikanki village. This is the next step in establishing Bramble Learning Space; the first alternative school in Nigeria.
Dear readers, thank you for your interest in our newsletter. We are glad to take you through the highlight of our activities in these past months. We are especially grateful for the positive feedbacks we received after our first Newsletter; each was invaluable. Enjoy as we take you through it all
We are set to begin our work at Arikanki village. The project team visited Arikanki village on the 25th of July. We were given a warm welcome by the community. During the visit, we mapped some the villages around Arikanki which include Fakore, Oretu, and Igbagbo. We noted other challenges faced by the people in the community which includes lack of access to clean water, erratic electricity supply, poor road network, lack of basic health care center.
Alternative education drives a vision to provide a creative and sustainable education, by equipping learners to be globally competent and locally relevant individuals. This approach to education seeks to transform learning by employing techniques that identify the learner has the main individual in the learning process and to bring out the in-depth potential of every child.
Bramble is championing a nationwide campaign to build two learning halls for children at Arikanki village, Ibadan. We will be gathering 100,000 plastic bottles for this purpose.
Bramble celebrated 2019 children’s day with the theme ‘Giving Creativity Expression’. In collaboration with The Autism Awareness Foundation (TAAF) and the leaders of Beere community, we hosted over 154 children.