This month, Marjorie Schlenoff, co-founder of Teach With Africa, was interviewed by Lizzie Lara in the Waves of Change podcast. Host Lizzie interviews founders and executive directors from small nonprofits across the world to discover how they are solving problems and bringing hope and change to the world.Read more about "Margie talks TWA beginnings on Waves of Change Podcast"
We are thrilled to catch up with two teachers for our Spring spotlight who were a part of the Teach With Africa exchange. They are doing great things, and we are excited to share what they are up to. Meet Bongisa Makutu. My name is Bongisa Makutu, a 31-year-old mother to two wonderful girls. I […]Read more about "Alumni Spotlight: Bongisa Makutu"
We are thrilled to catch up with two teachers for our Spring spotlight who were a part of the Teach With Africa exchange. They are doing great things, and we are excited to share what they are up to. Meet Phumudzo Muravha. My name is Phumudzo Muravha, and I am an alumnus of the Teach […]Read more about "Alumni Spotlight: Phumudzo Muravha"
Teach With Africa is proud to continue its long collaboration with its South African partners The Global Teacher’s Institute (GTI). GTI is a teacher development network committed to nurturing high-quality teachers through international exchanges and collaborative platforms. GTI’s Fellows are a cohort of South African teachers enrolled in the GTI program. Global Teacher’s Institute continued […]Read more about "GTI Fellows focuses on Social Responsibility Projects"
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"
(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"
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"
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"