Hambeleleni (Amber) Abisai is responsible for Quality Assurance, Mentoring of Supplementary School teachers, Teacher-Training and English Teacher at Key Stages 3 and 4 for MEaP. Amber also coordinates our Twilight School held at MMU’s Brooks Building. Because Amber is passionate about imparting knowledge and skills that contribute to raising attainment and achievement of disadvantaged children, she facilitates an Annual International Essay Writing Competition for Children and Young People of African Descent that encourages the development of critical thinking, reading, writing, analysis and reflective learning. Amber takes pride in her students who have achieved 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places over the past seven years of this competition. Amber coordinates the competition with Odibo St Mary’s High School in Namibia where she also contributes to their teacher-training. Amber is also a member of the University of Namibia’s (UNAM) CPD and Management committee for the Continuous Professional Development Association for Educators in Namibia. Amber has worked extensively in education and health. Her varied portfolio consists of work with Manchester College of Management and Technology, Manchester Mental Health and Social Care Trust (National Health Service – England), World Health Organisation (WHO), Ministry of Health and Social Services (Namibia), The Desert Research Foundation of Namibia and The Council of Churches of Namibia.
Louise Dunn has worked for the Manchester Adult Education Service as a qualified teacher in adult education for over 24 years. Louise has also worked as a nurse and secretary in the past. For the past 12 years, Louise has been working as a volunteer tutor at St John’s Community Centre and a trustee. As a Director of MEaP, Louise works with Amber to help deliver our Twilight School Provision.