Good teachers everywhere understand that the best future for their pupils lies in a good education.

Teachers are juggling the demands of changing curricula with the welfare of children in their care.


The following organisations offer information and resources for teachers with a global interest in education.


Devon Development Education

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The Global Centre Exeter


Persona Dolls UK small logo  Using Persona Dolls is a great way method  of getting over difficult and emotional subject matter find out more from Persona Doll Training UK

Jane offers training in using Persona Dolls throughout Devon.


As part of the Global Learning Program Jane also offers training for teachers in Philosophy for Children

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Hands around the World

This is the organization through which Jane went to Centocow as a Volunteer on her initial 3 month trip in 2001.



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The Family Literacy Project

The Family Literacy Project – KwaZulu-Natal

– read about Jane’s visit to the Mpumlwane library near Centocow in 2005 here. It’s just one of many small libraries in Rural KwaZulu-Natal that they run.

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Training & Resources in Early Education. Provides Training in ECD ( Early Child Development) for Carer’s, Teachers, Pre-School Workers and others throughout KwaZulu-Natal.

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Nal’ibali, isiXhosa for “here’s the story” is a reading-for-enjoyment campaign in South Africa. It encourages children through storytelling & reading. You can get and read African stories from its website

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Find out about how Persona Dolls are used in South Africa.



We are developing links with more organisations as time goes on.

Check back here frequently.

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    Exmouth and Centocow Linking Association

    Jane Habermehl an early years specialist teacher made links with a group of schools in Rurual Kwa-Zulu-Natal in September 2001. The Exmouth Centocow Linking Assoc. was formed on her return and over the years she has shared her knowledge of pre-schools in South Africa and revisited the teachers on several occasions.
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