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We are now The Global Village Project, Inc. located in Decatur, GA Same organization, new name! Please follow us on our new site: www.globalvillageproject.org School has started and great things are happening! Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2012 at The Global Village School
All DeKalb County schools begin the new year Monday, Aug. 13. Georgia law requires that children enrolling must submit an up-to-date Georgia immunization form 3231 and a Georgia screening form 3300. Click below for information on what forms are required and when and where to get them. Download Back To... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2012 at Admissions
The purpose of the mentor/advocate program at GVS is to provide our students with individual assistance to help them determine their academic and career “pathways” in order to encourage them to successfully reach their goals. We expect our mentors to meet with their students several times during the year to... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2012 at Get Involved
Reporter Dana Rosenblatt's excellent story on GVS provides an accurate and warm glimpse of being a Global Village School student. Click here to read Dana's story or copy and paste the address below into your web browser. http://www.cnn.com/2011/11/12/us/atlanta-refugee-school/index.html?iref=allsearch Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2011 at The Global Village School
The Global Village School is open for enrollment to recently arrived refugee girls between the ages of 13-17 who have primarily resettled to live in the Clarkston, Georgia area and surrounding communities. Applicants for enrollment must exhibit a commitment and keen interest in learning, and the ability to attend school... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2011 at Admissions
Posted Jul 21, 2011 at Voices
Posted Jul 21, 2011 at Voices
Applying to the Global Village School is simple. The student may: 1) Download an application form below and complete the form with the help of her caseworker or 2) Make an appointment to visit the school with her parent, a friend or caseworker and fill out the application during her... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2011 at Admissions
There are many ways to volunteer and help at the Global Village School. As much as possible, please volunteer at a regular time – morning or afternoon – each week to facilitate planning. Help is especially needed in the afternoon during English. Some of the newer students have very low... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2011 at Get Involved
See the Home page for current openings at The Global Village School. Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2011 at Get Involved
We are currently accepting student applications for the 2012-2013 school year. Please fill out the following form and submit it to the school: Download Studentapp2012-2013 Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2011 at Admissions
The Living Section of the AJC under the "Education" heading published a major profile of the school on Sunday February 13th. Sensitively written by their Staff Writer Shelia Poole, the piece ran to two pages and had several photos. We have reprints of the article available by mail if you... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2011 at The Global Village School
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Parents' Day was a wonderful success. All the teachers met parents and family members, and then visited each classroom for an explanation of the curriculum and Q&A from the individual teachers. Our Academic Director showed how the newest English learners had progressed in 6 weeks from zero to reading whole... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2010 at The Global Village School
Here are the new teachers preparing the resources for the coming year. (This video was a sneak attack, and you can see that it's not only students who need to organize, but teachers too! And this is how you do it, piece by piece.) Download Books books and more books! Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2010 at Learning
Starting June 21st, GVS girls have been attending a summer program directed by Agnes Scott graduate student Senam Apaloo. Three days a week the program has provided practical instruction, intensive English, and a lot of summer fun, thanks to Senam and her colleagues at ASC. Thank you many times over... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2010 at The Global Village School
This blog is for you, the generous spirit who spends time with one or more GVS girls. Do you wonder if the time you give to a student is as effective as you hope? Do you wonder if other tutors have similar concerns? Did a breakthrough happen today and you... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2010 at Tutor Notes
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I JUST WANT PEACE All my life I just wanted peace But people called me names I felt angry But the only thing I did was Sit at my desk and cry I JUST WANT PEACE People made fun of me But this time I didn’t care They talked about... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2010 at Voices
In 2008, a group of educators and individuals keenly involved in Atlanta's refugee community proposed a two-part, two-year project: to conduct an expanded, four-hour Saturday School for a year for 15 refugee girls to test curricular approaches and to get a sense of what sorts of assessments/outcome measures might prove... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2010 at School
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Scroll down for information you can use to make your school life more productive (and more fun!). Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2010 at Bulletin Board
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Through micro-economy classes teaching business basics, GVS students worked hard to fund a four-day trip to Washington, D.C. The goal of the trip is to give students a first-person look at the workings of government, American history and culture. The trip surpassed our wildest hopes on many levels, thanks to... Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2010 at Learning
Students whose formal education has been interrupted by war need the individual attention that GVS teachers are trained to give. Starting with an assessment of individual need, teachers and trained volunteers provide an enhanced education including intensive English, math, science, and social studies. Our teachers, whose experience includes ESOL and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2010 at Learning
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In Kakuma, life is pain, I am five and life is pain. Somali girls beat me, but I go to school. My nose bleeds, but I go to school. I sit at my desk. My friend Isha sits near, “Malimu youno siwedi male,” she whispers in my ear. “This teacher... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2010 at Voices