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Teach with Africa and LEAP in The New York Times

Teach with Africa and LEAP in The New York Times

Teach With Africa in The New York Times The New York Times article “New Schools in South Africa Serve the Underserved,” by Celia W. Dugger, highlights the tremendous success that Teach With Africa and the LEAP Schools are helping to foster. Read the full article.   Yes, that’s us on the front page of The New York Times! […]

 
Want To Be a Teach with Africa Fellow?

Want To Be a Teach with Africa Fellow?

Interested in becoming a Teach with Africa Fellow? Applications and program information for the 2011 Fellowship will be available at our website on October 1st, 2010. Teach with Africa’s goal is to increase local capacity by sending educators to both teach and learn. TwA supports academic programs, sustainability efforts and social entrepreneurship initiatives by placing […]

 
First Graduates from Across the Globe

First Graduates from Across the Globe

First Graduate is a college access program working with aspiring first-generation university students in San Francisco, California. It works exclusively with students because of the “tremendous need for college access and completion services for students who come from non-college educated families.” The following story is excerpted from their website: On August 3, First Graduate hosted our […]

 
Bringing Lessons from South Africa Home

Bringing Lessons from South Africa Home

This summer Teach with Africa partnered with the Bayview/Hunter’s Point YMCA in San Francisco, CA, to run an academic camp for local, at-risk youth. More than 75 students, grades 2-8, participated in Math, Science, Writing, and Life Orientation classes taught by former (and future) Teach with Africa Fellows. “This camp allowed Teach with Africa to […]

 
The True Power of Collaboration

The True Power of Collaboration

Jeanette Long is a Life Orientation teacher and the Co-Founder of the LEAP 3 Science and Maths School in Johannesburg, South Africa. We (LEAP3 en masse) saw the Teach with Africa fellows off [this week] at the Gautrain station nearby the school. The farewell given by our students was a heartfelt expression of the warm […]