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Summer Highlights | Fellows share their stories from South Africa

Summer Highlights | Fellows share their stories from South Africa

Molweni from South Africa! As we pass the halfway point for our Fellows in South Africa, Maren Anderson spoke with two of our Fellows to learn more about their experiences. Upon their return to their schools at home, our Fellows will continue to work with the teachers they partnered with in their Leap placements to […]

 
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 […]

 
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 […]

 
Bringing Lessons from South Africa Home

Bringing Lessons from South Africa Home

This summer Teach with Africa partnered with the Bayview/Hunter’s Point YMCA in San Francisco, CA, to run an academic camp for local, at-risk youth. More than 75 students, grades 2-8, participated in Math, Science, Writing, and Life Orientation classes taught by former (and future) Teach with Africa Fellows. “This camp allowed Teach with Africa to […]

 
The True Power of Collaboration

The True Power of Collaboration

Jeanette Long is a Life Orientation teacher and the Co-Founder of the LEAP 3 Science and Maths School in Johannesburg, South Africa. We (LEAP3 en masse) saw the Teach with Africa fellows off [this week] at the Gautrain station nearby the school. The farewell given by our students was a heartfelt expression of the warm […]