“What’s the temperature in Madagascar?” asked the young boy. His classmates gathered round, poring over a map of the world, trying to work out the climate of the island from its proximity to the equator. After some discussion, and the opinion of the teacher, it was agreed that Madagascar was “rather hot” and very humid.
Children and teachers at six of Geneva’s private school have moved heaven and earth to help children in south Madagascar.
Two months of spelling tests have made children in Geneva ever more keen to help; the variety of subjects covered ensures that their interest never flags!
Geneva’s Institut Florimont and La Découverte schools, with altogether more than 300 children in 17 primary classes, took part in October’s Great Dictation…
Andohasatra-Betioky school inaugurated in a two-day celebration, in the presence of the Minister of Education