The Spelling Bee
Igniting curiosity. unlocking the children's imagination and making learning fun
The Spelling Bee was designed to ignite children’s curiosity to read and to develop 21st century skills such as critical thinking, collaboration and communication. The highlight of every year is children participating in the annual national spelling bee. In the past 9 years, the spelling bee has impacted 1.5 million children, enabling them to learn to read, and improving their literacy, confidence and gain preparation skills. 90% of spelling bee participants have completed primary school and joined secondary school, contributing to a 10% reduction in the national dropout rate. The spelling bee starts at school level as a tool teachers use to introduce concepts. It becomes a friendly competition at school to get the school team, which represents at the district and national levels. The winners at the national level go on to the African Spelling Bee, a continental education event rotated around countries.
See the World Differently
Improving literacy and developing key life skills