The Tanbur African Aid Society


Burundi English School (BES) is a not-for-profit school offering programs from K to Gr 13. In addition to English instruction in the core subjects, instruction in French and Burundi's official language, Kirundi, are taught in order that BES graduates will be competitive regionally, nationally and internationally.

BES maximizes teaching and learning experiences for students through mentorship with experienced Canadian teachers, the use Alberta curriculum and well-researched and developed materials and learning aids (Gr K-7),  and the Pearson Edexcel Program (Gr 8-13.) A partnership with King’s School, an accredited Edexcel Centre in Bujumbura, provides for the evaluation of Grade 13 BES students and officially recognizes their diplomas for applications to any English Language University in the world.