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3rd annual GTI Axis Summit a true success!

3rd annual GTI Axis Summit a true success!

Teachers from Chicago, IL, Detroit, MI, Palm Beach, FL, and from San Francisco, CA traveled from the United States to South Africa at the end of July to lead workshops and participate in inspirational educational discussions. Each of them then traveled to various schools within the LEAP school system, to work with teachers on professional […]

 
Zonke Mpotulo honored as one of the 200 South African’s under 35!

Zonke Mpotulo honored as one of the 200 South African’s under 35!

From growing up in a severely under-served community to becoming one of LEAP’s first educators in TWA’s first Educator Exchange program in 2010, Zonke Mpotulo has come full circle. As a graduate of LEAP, independent-run schools in South Africa that offer children an opportunity to have equal access to education for free, Zonke had ambitions […]

 
LEAP student excels through leadership in her community

LEAP student excels through leadership in her community

“A Grade 12 Dieplsoot pupil, Morongwa Ramasobane, is all that a youth should be, she is positive minded, helpful and hard working. This was revealed by Aveng Community Investment Trust, a socio-economic development organisation that supports youths with educational resources and character building. ‘This month, as we commemorate Youth Day and pay tribute to the 1976 […]

 
We raised over $300,000 in unprecedented Gala success!

We raised over $300,000 in unprecedented Gala success!

We are thrilled to share that our 8th Annual Gala on March 19th raise a record-breaking $300,000+ for our Global Teachers Institute programs in South Africa and the U.S.! Our deepest gratitude to every one of you who made this celebration possible by so generously giving your time, energy, resources and support. We would like to warmly […]

 
MOAD & TWA – Education Workshop on 3/26

MOAD & TWA – Education Workshop on 3/26

Please join us on Thursday, March 26, 2015 at the Museum of the African Diaspora from 3:30–6:30pm. To remedy years of systemic racism and educational neglect, the South African government requires that all K-12 schools offer classes on life orientation, a holistic approach to the personal, social, intellectual, emotional, and spiritual development of learners. Educators from South Africa […]