Global Teachers Institute

 
 
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 […]

 
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 […]