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Integrating academics and development

Our curriculum strives to bridge the dimensional split between academics and development. This is being done with hands-on participation by the students in building solutions to local developmental hurdles.

Amún Shéa stands out from the Salvadoran norm in several concrete ways. The Amún Shéa program runs from 7:30 am to 3:00 pm, practically doubling the half-day public education system. Whereas the methodology in the public system is limited to the teacher copying material from a textbook to the chalkboard (whiteboard now, in some cases) and the student copying that same information into their notebook, our problem-based methodology integrates current and developmental concerns into the subject matter.

As the school runs a full day and nutritional-related health deficiencies within the area are alarming, Amún Shéa incorporates a complete nutrition program which provides nourishing meals, nutrition training, cooking lessons, vegetable farming, fishing farming and hygiene training.

Real World Application

Academic knowledge becomes learning through hands-on application in the real world.

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Perquín, Morazán, El Salvador.
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