Fredericke Verhoeven and Melis Tuncel, students of the specific teacher training at LUCA School of Arts in Ghent, did an internship at the Lukanga Primary School in Kabwe, Zambia. Together they were responsible for two classes in early childhood education with a total of 38 children. In one class there were 16 children from 3 to 4 years old and in the other class 22 children from 5 to 6 years old. Each class has one teacher and two trainees. There was also a class assistant who offered help in both classes.

Fredericke and Melis both taught. The assignments were chosen in function of the syllabus. A few days in advance, they checked whether the assignments fitted within the framework of the lessons of that week. Occasionally, they also had to adjust the lessons to the teachers. When searching for learning materials, they went looking for materials that (almost) cost no money. They collected empty food packages and bottles. They used paper from the school, but this was not always easy. Paper was not always available and so they had to be very frugal. The materials in the classrooms were very limited. Each class had two boxes of wasco crayons and a few blocks to play with.

Take a look at the crearchive that they developed for the community school