(Diepsloot, Johannesburg, South Africa) LEAP 4 moved into its new building at the start of 2020. LEAP moved from a hall that they were sharing with a primary school, which with the noise was a constant distraction for the students and teachers of LEAP 4. The school was incomplete at the end of 2019, but […]Read more about "Supporting our partners through COVID19 lockdowns"
On August 19th, 2021 approximately 26 educators joined a virtual Educators’ Exchange Summit hosted by Teach With Africa and the Global Teachers Institute. Six U.S. partner schools, along with GTI fellows, contributed to robust conversations based on the Social Responsibility Projects anchored by the United Nations Development Programme’s Sustainable Development Goals. Examples of their Social […]Read more about "TWA & GTI Virtual Educator’s Exchange Summit"
Teach with Africa is thrilled to welcome Dr. Fay Hodza to his role as Executive Director for the Global Teachers Institute! Watch this brief video interview with Dr. Fay Hodza, as he tells us what he envisions for our partnership and for South Africa.Read more about "Partner Spotlight: Global Teachers Institute"
As COVID-19 continues to spread, these are challenging times for people around the world. We want to take the time to express gratitude to everyone who helped support our educator exchange experience. Although it was shorter than expected, we are grateful that all of the educators were able to return home safely and in good […]Read more about "2020 Educator Exchange – Expressing Gratitude"
By the time I finally walked through the doors of the LEAP School for Science and Maths in Langa Township in Cape Town last summer, I had been hearing about the school for twelve years. Through my involvement with Teach With Africa, I had learned that the personal, social and economic losses, created by the gross inequities in math and science education enshrined by law under apartheid, are incalculable, even to this day.Read more about "A Visit to the LEAP School in Langa Township"
Crystal Polski Crystal Polski applied for the Teach With Africa GTI Educator Exchange fellowship because she wanted to expand her professional network to include teachers from South Africa. She was eager to learn with and from them about how they are working to meet their students’ needs and support them to create student-centered learning experiences […]Read more about "2019 Fellowship Team – Reflections"
We are filled with gratitude for your continued support of Teach with Africa. With your help, we are continuing to make a profound impact on education in South Africa: 94% of LEAP township students pass the High School Matriculation Test vs only 28% of non-LEAP students Please watch this short clip of Alum Cedusizi Mthethwa, sharing his gratitude for […]Read more about "Gratitude"
Many of you had the opportunity to meet our Educator Exchange interns at the 12th Annual ‘Expanding our Horizons’ Gala last March, during their month-long stay in the San Francisco Bay Area from March 1-April 1. Because of your support, by the end of the program, interns had formed unbreakable bonds with their host families and host school […]Read more about "Teach With Africa and Global Teachers Institute: Impactful Partnership"