Kofi Annan, the late and former UN Secretary-General from Ghana is credited for the following quote: “Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development”. Jambo, to everyone present here today and those of you joining us remotely. My name is […]Read more about "Keynote Speech by TWA at the GTI Axis Summit 2022"
It is with enormous excitement that Teach With Africa is sending a Bay Area cohort with teachers from Hamlin School For Girls and Town School For Boys to the Global Teachers Initiative (GTI) Axis Summit in Johannesburg, South Africa. This will be the first time in three years that the Summit has been able to go forward in […]Read more about "TWA is sending six Bay Area Educators to South Africa"
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"
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"
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"
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"