South Africa-USA Educator Exchange Program

 

What:  As part of its Global Teachers Institute in South Africa, Teach With Africa is seeking middle schools and high schools to partner with us in a collaborative exchange in March 2019 with student teachers and qualified young in-service teachers from partner schools in South Africa. American host schools commit to sponsoring an educator from South Africa to participate in an education exchange in their school for 3.5 weeks during the month of March 2019.  

Why: Through an exchange of teaching and learning, American and South African peers can share best teaching practices, form and/or continue mentoring relationships, celebrate their values and connect culturally, and collaborate on strategies to bring about equality in education in both countries.

Who: 10-12 student teachers and qualified teachers from LEAP Schools and South African Extraordinary Schools Coalition, along with 8-10 Bay Area middle or high schools who are committed to equality in education, mutual learning, and sharing of effective pedagogical practices.

Schools that have participated in our program include: The Branson School, Burke’s, Children’s Day School, Drew School, Frick Middle School, The Hamlin School, Kehillah Jewish High School, KIPP SF Bay Academy, Lick-Wilmerding High School, Town School for Boys, Live Oak, ICA, Gateway Middle and High School, University High School, Crystal Springs Uplands School, Martin Luther King Jr. Schools, Marin Horizon, High Tech High International (San Diego) and Howard Charter Middle School for Math & Science (Washington, D.C.).

View the 2019  SA-USA Team bios >

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