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Why Teach in South Africa?

Why Teach in South Africa?

Steven Le, 2010 Teach With Africa Fellow, wrote this feature article for South Africa: The Good News about his experience teaching in Cape Town at the LEAP Science & Maths School. The numbers were staggering. Of the 43,953 learners who wrote the National Senior Certificate exams in the Western Cape province in 2008, only 3,801 […]

 
A Mother’s Tribute to Her Daughter’s Dream

A Mother’s Tribute to Her Daughter’s Dream

Mandy Edwards was poised to be great teacher until, at the age of 17, tragedy struck. Mandy’s legacy lives on, with the help of her mother, making it possible for American educators to work on the continent she loved It’s an autumn afternoon in mid-November 2008, the day of a school event at Erskine Academy, […]

 
Want To Be a Teach with Africa Fellow?

Want To Be a Teach with Africa Fellow?

Interested in becoming a Teach with Africa Fellow? Applications and program information for the 2011 Fellowship will be available at our website on October 1st, 2010. Teach with Africa’s goal is to increase local capacity by sending educators to both teach and learn. TwA supports academic programs, sustainability efforts and social entrepreneurship initiatives by placing […]

 
First Graduates from Across the Globe

First Graduates from Across the Globe

First Graduate is a college access program working with aspiring first-generation university students in San Francisco, California. It works exclusively with students because of the “tremendous need for college access and completion services for students who come from non-college educated families.” The following story is excerpted from their website: On August 3, First Graduate hosted our […]

 
Notes from the Field: Gone But Not Forgotten

Notes from the Field: Gone But Not Forgotten

Pam Baker, 2010 Teach with Africa Fellow, teaches English at High Tech High International in San Diego, CA. After a summer teaching in South Africa, the 2010 TwA Fellows returned to the US this week. Woke up for the last time in this great little apartment. While I was getting ready, sweet little Kevin came […]