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Learning beyond the classroom


Online learning solutions that address key educational challenges We believe that students should be placed at the heart of the learning process, and that teachers should join them there. Our aim is to provide students with a personalised learning experience so that they can fulfil their potential, as well as establish classrooms that are engaging, intellectually inquisitive environments that unlock students’ creativity and curiosity. We support schools in the successful delivery of their secondary education programmes with a range of digital products and services spanning from structured content to courses fully taught by our own teachers, including online tutoring. We can help ]] Broaden schools’ course offerings ]] Ease teacher recruitment challenges ]] Save teachers time on course preparation whilst

developing skills in online learning methodologies ]] Support schools to implement digital strategies

Over the past 10 years, we have taught thousands of students from hundreds of schools, supported educators across the globe, and presented students with a unique opportunity to link up with dedicated subject experts ­­— regardless of location.

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Our products and services at a glance

Pamoja Taught or School Taught? Both Pamoja Taught and School Taught online courses are open to IB World Schools and Cambridge Schools.

Experience online tutoring with Pamoja Tutor We also offer the opportunity for students to enhance their educational experience by linking up with a dedicated subject expert who can provide 1:1 assistance through an area of their course, online. Pamoja Tutor is available to any student taking A Level, GCSE, iGCSE, IB Diploma Programme or International A Level courses.

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Product comparison Experienced teacher Provided by

Your school (face-to-face)

Pamoja (online)

Academic

For your teachers

For your students

Technical support

For your teachers

For your Site-based Coordinator (SBC*)

Online courses content Structured lessons Access to multimedia content Assessment resources Expert support

Flexibility Ability to reorganise units

Not applicable

Ability to set assignments

Not applicable

Platform resources Orientation course

For your teachers

For your SBC and students

Individual student activity Term grades and reports

Not applicable

Collaboration Content-based discussion forums

Local

Global

*Site-based Coordinators are chosen by your school and are typically one of your teachers. They liaise with our team and provide students with direct face-to-face support.

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A broad selection of courses taught online by our own teachers, covering the same course content and preparing students for the same assessments as traditional face-to-face courses.

Teacher supported We only recruit experienced teachers and train them in online learning methodologies. Student engagement and activities are tracked by Pamoja teachers to provide support at the point it is needed.

Progress monitoring Schools designate a member of staff to be our first point of contact to keep track of student progress.

Integrated Students use our online platform to access teachers and join discussions with other students from around the world.

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The benefits of Pamoja Taught Pamoja Taught courses are designed to support schools in ‹‹

Broadening their subject offering

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Easing challenges presented by teacher shortages

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Building flexibility in timetables

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Offering students practical experience in digital technologies

Taking an online course meant that I didn’t always have a teacher around making sure that I was completing all of the work on time, so I had to be very self-disciplined in order to actually learn the material and effectively study for the final exams. It was relatively difficult to learn this skill at the time, but once I started university, I think that I had a much easier time adapting to an independent learning environment than some of my peers.” Emily, Pamoja student

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We take full responsibility for teaching The role of a Pamoja teacher is first and foremost to facilitate learning - not direct it.  We are committed to doing more than supporting students in achieving good examination results. We are dedicated to developing students’ capacity as independent and collaborative learners. In order to achieve this goal, Pamoja teachers give students room to learn - and let go of some traditional face-to-face, teacher-directed, student management strategies.     Pamoja’s platform provides insights into student progress, enabling both the Pamoja team and the student’s school to step in when appropriate. Our teachers are trained in skilful student management which reinforces the student’s responsibility for learning without neglecting them, and develops their independence from teacher directed learning. Teachers support learning in the spirit of recognised education thought leaders such as Michael Fullan (Leading in a Culture of Change) and John Hattie (Visible Learning). Our teachers are supported by: ‹‹

Subject specialist Course Advisors;

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Our Oxford-based Academic Team who provide administrative oversight; and

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A Community and Professional Development team.

The courses are run professionally and Pamoja has been an amazing partner in meeting the learning needs of our students. Communication is open and transparent and the quality of course delivery is extremely high. Our students have enjoyed great success in their exams in their Pamoja online courses.” Kristina Sprljan, IB Coordinator at American International School of Zagreb 9


Cambridge IGCSE™ and Cambridge International AS and A Level online courses New courses approved by Cambridge Assessment International Education and including access to Hodder Education’s Student eTextbooks via the Dynamic Learning platform.

Cambridge IGCSE™ NEW

Biology (0610)

NEW

Business Studies (0450)

NEW

Economics (0455)

ICT (0417)

Chemistry (0620)

NEW

Geography (0460)

NEW

Computer Science (0478)

NEW

Mathematics (0580)

NEW

Mathematics – Physics Additional (0606) (0625)

Cambridge International AS and A Level NEW

Accounting (9706)

NEW

NEW

English General Paper (8021)

Business (9609)

Law (9084)

Mathematics (9709)

NEW

NEW

b

Mathematics – Further (9231)

NEW

*Provisional list of courses. Please visit our website for up-to-date information. All NEW courses begin in 2020. Psychology (9990)

Thinking Skills (9694)

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IB Diploma Programme online courses Online courses authorised by the IB and available to students taking the Diploma or the Career-related programme.

IB DP core

Group 1 Studies in language and literature

elements

English A: language and literature HL

Theory of Knowledge

Extended Essay

French ab initio

Mandarin ab initio

Spanish ab initio

Spanish B SL

Business Management HL

Business Management SL

Economics HL

Economics SL

ITGS SL

Philosophy SL

Psychology HL

Psychology SL

Mathematics HL

Mathematics SL

Analysis and approaches HL

Analysis and approaches SL

English A: language and literature SL

Group 2 Language acquisition

Group 3 Individuals and societies ITGS HL

Group 5 Mathematics

Group 6 The Arts

Film SL

Applications and interpretations SL

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Applications and interpretations HL


We provide teachers with ready-made course content that’s broken down into lessons, assessment materials and student activity monitoring tools, all within our online learning platform.

Time-saving

Ready to use

Flexible

Save time on course preparation with built-in lessons.

Rely on interactive and engaging course content and multimedia materials.

Adapt courses to respect your school’s timetable.

Collaborative

Progressive

Personalised

Encourage students to interact with each other outside classroom hours.

Flip your classroom and gain confidence in blended learning methodologies.

Monitor students’ homework activity, for more effective individualised support during class time.

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The benefits of School Taught For schools: ¢¢

Support teachers with ready to use content and assessment materials

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Stay at the forefront of educational innovation

For teachers: ¢¢

Save time on course preparation and planning

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Flip your classroom in a low-risk, non-disruptive way

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Provide differentiated intervention at the point it is most needed by utilising student monitoring tools

One thing I definitely enjoy is the flexibility. I can easily do work whenever I’m free, and this enables me to understand better since I’m not under pressure.” Aras, Pamoja student

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Cambridge IGCSE™ and Cambridge International AS and A Level online courses New courses approved by Cambridge Assessment International Education and including access to Hodder Education’s Student eTextbooks via the Dynamic Learning platform.

Cambridge IGCSE™ NEW

Biology (0610)

NEW

Business Studies (0450)

NEW

Economics (0455)

NEW

ICT (0417)

Chemistry (0620)

NEW

NEW

Geography (0460)

NEW

Mathematics (0580)

NEW

Computer Science (0478)

NEW

NEW

Mathematics – Physics Additional (0606) (0625)

Cambridge International AS and A Level NEW

Accounting (9706)

NEW

NEW

English General Paper (8021)

Business (9609)

Law (9084)

NEW

Mathematics (9709)

NEW

NEW

b

Mathematics – Further (9231)

NEW

*Provisional list of courses. Please visit our website for up-to-date information. All NEW courses begin in 2020. Psychology (9990)

Thinking Skills (9694)

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IB Diploma Programme courses IB DP core elements

Theory of Knowledge

Extended Essay

English A: language and literature HL

English A: language and literature SL

French ab initio

Spanish ab initio

Group 1 Studies in language and literature

Group 2 Language acquisition Spanish B SL

Group 3 Individuals and societies Business Business Psychology HL Management HL Management SL

Psychology SL

Group 4 Sciences

Biology HL

Biology SL

Chemistry HL

Chemistry SL

Physics HL

Physics SL

Mathematics SL

Analysis and approaches HL

Analysis and approaches SL

Group 5 Mathematics

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Applications and Applications and interpretations HL interpretations SL


New online tutoring service How it works Pamoja Tutor gives students the opportunity to enhance their educational experience, by linking up with a dedicated subject expert who provides online 1:1 assistance through an area of their course. Tutorials may be requested as individual sessions or longer-term, and are both appropriate as an accompanying service to a Pamoja online course or as a stand-alone option.

Expertise We are dedicated to developing students’ capacity as independent and collaborative learners. All tutors are experienced educators, who have been interviewed and vetted.

Flexibility Pamoja Tutor operates within one simple and convenient platform, to provide outstanding and accessible online support for students around the world, meaning learning can take place anywhere, anytime.

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The benefits of Pamoja Tutor For students:  Receive additional subject support to fulfil potential  Fit flexible tutorials around other commitments  Become an independent learner For parents:  Help your child achieve the best outcomes possible  Provide a head start for university, work and life

I recently completed my university applications and the experience of learning online gave me a huge advantage; both in terms of skill set and the format itself. It was the one thing that I wrote about for every application because it made me stand out. It definitely helped me to get in to most of the universities I applied for and it’s also been a fantastic experience all round.” Raghav, Pamoja student

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Preparing students for university Research shows that online learning prior to university helps students develop preferences and competencies relevant to university study*. Pamoja students gain experience in a range of online learning tools that they will be using as part of their university learning, and become independent learners. Once at university, Pamoja students are less likely than other students to: „„ Rely on print resources and more likely to research online „„ Need to turn to their university instructors for help

61% of Pamoja Taught students achieved a grade 5 or above in the past four years of IB Diploma examinations.

4.78

Pamoja Taught students have recorded an average grade of 4.78 compared to an IB global average grade of 4.66 over the past four years of IB Diploma examinations.

My school at the time did not offer Mathematics HL, there were very few students interested in taking it and very few teachers able to teach at that level in English. So being able to study online with Pamoja enabled me to get an education that I wouldn’t have had access to, and because of Pamoja I was able to study Engineering at Cambridge.” María, Pamoja student now working as a Mechanical Engineer 18

*UCL Institute of Education, 2014


We look forward to hearing from you Find out more about our courses and request a demo at pamojaeducation.com How to register your students

2. Register your school and your students.

1. Contact us before the registration deadline for your exam session to set up your account.

3. Add course requests that detail which subjects your students wish to take.

Interested in Pamoja Tutor? Visit pamojatutor.com for the most up-to-date information, and get in touch.

Join our team We often look for talented individuals to join our team in Oxford or teach our courses online. Check our website for current vacancies or contact careers@pamojaeducation.com for more details.


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About Pamoja  

Pamoja is an education technology company based in Oxford, UK. We provide online learning solutions for secondary education, from structured...

About Pamoja  

Pamoja is an education technology company based in Oxford, UK. We provide online learning solutions for secondary education, from structured...