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MOAD & TWA – Education Workshop on 3/26

MOAD & TWA – Education Workshop on 3/26

Please join us on Thursday, March 26, 2015 at the Museum of the African Diaspora from 3:30–6:30pm. To remedy years of systemic racism and educational neglect, the South African government requires that all K-12 schools offer classes on life orientation, a holistic approach to the personal, social, intellectual, emotional, and spiritual development of learners. Educators from South Africa […]

 
edTech Summit South Africa Delivers Innovative Technology Training

edTech Summit South Africa Delivers Innovative Technology Training

In August, TWA was proud to support and partner in the production of the first edTech Summit in South Africa with K2 Productions Global, LEAP Science and Maths Schools, and Edunova. This innovative conference was held for 3 days in Cape Town and 3 days in Johannesburg, serving over 240 educators. Workshops focused on practical, […]

 
Returning Home

Returning Home

By Kristen Goggin – Town School for Boys – edTech Summit Team August 23, 2013  “There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find ways in which you yourself have altered” -Nelson Mandela A Long Walk to Freedom 1994 Friends ask, how was South Africa? I reply, “It was Amazing!”  They […]

 
Highlights from the 6th Annual Gala

Highlights from the 6th Annual Gala

Did you miss the 6th Annual Gala? Well some of the highlights of the night include: Sipho Mpongo’s photography slideshow, speeches from James Malope, Asanda Sigigaba and Susan Deemer.  Read all about them below. Sipho Mpongo’s Photography Slideshow Sipho Mpongo is an ambitious young photographer from the township of Langa who graduated from LEAP in […]

 
Welcoming LEAP/TWA Interns from South Africa

Welcoming LEAP/TWA Interns from South Africa

On January 10th, we welcomed the team of 11 LEAP Future Leader student-teachers and 1 LEAP Faculty member to San Francisco on our month-long Internship Exchange Program! The team started at their host school internships in the beginning of January and have been working on an inquiry-based project, observing “best practices” in teaching, and collaborating with mentor […]