Edwin K. Changamu – INES pedagogical leader
This is Edwin K. Changamu. Since 2016 he has been the pedagogical leader of the Kenyan INES team, managing and overseeing all different parts of the project: material production, teacher training, mobile schools and staffing. Before joining INES, Mr Changamu has been working as a governmental teacher with Daasanach children for many years. In his highly devoted educational work with pupils and parents he came to realize that the Daasanach pastoralists need mobile schools with local teachers who are also pastoralists themselves.
Goosh Kwanjang – INES linguist and translator
Bonaya Yierar – INES teacher trainer and material production
This is Bonaya Yierar. Since 2014 he has been supporting the development of learning materials for the Daasanach ladder of learning, finding culturally adequat learning tasks, writing reading stories and producing first material prototypes which were then tested with local nomadic children.
In 2016 he started working as a mobile school teacher for illiterate women who are working for INES and girls living temporarily in Illeret. Here, the concept of mobile schools with the learning system Ladders of Learning was tested and revised.
Since 2017 he is part of the teacher training team, supporting Theresa Schaller and Ruth Würzle as translator and assistant trainer.