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Teach With Africa Launches 2018 Thumbs Up for Education Year-End Campaign with Fall Celebration!

Teach With Africa Launches 2018 Thumbs Up for Education Year-End Campaign with Fall Celebration!

Our year-end campaign began with a successful Fall Celebration graciously hosted by Evin Gelleri, owner and general manager of Sessions at the Presidio in San Francisco.  Supported by our generous donors, guests enjoyed mingling and catching up with Nigel Richard, Director of the Global Teachers Institute and Maren Anderson, Chief Operating Officer of Teach With Africa. Nigel and Maren […]

 
Summer Highlights | Fellows share their stories from South Africa

Summer Highlights | Fellows share their stories from South Africa

Molweni from South Africa! As we pass the halfway point for our Fellows in South Africa, Maren Anderson spoke with two of our Fellows to learn more about their experiences. Upon their return to their schools at home, our Fellows will continue to work with the teachers they partnered with in their Leap placements to […]

 
JKW Foundation donates $10K to Teach With Africa

JKW Foundation donates $10K to Teach With Africa

On Sunday, June 24th, TWA founders Larry and Marjorie Schlenoff had the great pleasure of joining Dr. Aletha Harven in a panel discussion after the performance of Athol Fugard’s play, “A Lesson from Aloes“, at Z Space in San Francisco. As a community outreach partner, what we did not anticipate, was a phone call from the actress/producer, Wendy Vanden Heuvel, offering Teach With Africa an unrestricted (and unsolicited) grant from her family foundation, JKW Foundation, for $10,000! […]

 
Updates from our Global Teachers Institute Program & Welcoming the 2018 Fellows!

Updates from our Global Teachers Institute Program & Welcoming the 2018 Fellows!

In March, 8 teachers from various regions of South Africa traveled to the San Francisco to be placed in Bay Area schools. Through an exchange of teaching and learning, teaching peers can share best practices, form mentoring relationships, connect culturally, and collaborate on strategies to bring about equality in education in both countries. We are delighted to introduce […]

 
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 […]