Classroom Leadership

Trading Bullets for Books...and a Video Camera

Farah Mhanna is a Teach For Lebanon Fellow who teaches in a school located within the Nader Association, an orphanage with a mission to protect and educate children with serious social, economic, and emotional problems. Farah's students, a group of six 12-15 year olds, live at the orphanage, which provides them with shelter and care. Many of their parents and extended family members are routinely involved in armed conflict or were injured or killed by gunfire.

Teach For All Participates in WISE Summit

At the World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) in November, more than 1,500 experts and thought leaders from around the world gathered in Doha, Qatar to share solutions to the most pressing challenges facing education. The summit's theme—Imagine-Create-Learn: Creativity at the Heart of Education—highlighted how in our interconnected world, we can accelerate progress by learning from each other’s experiences and creative solutions.

Teach For All Joins International Task Force on Teachers

Teach For All has been accepted into UNESCO's International Task Force on Teachers, an initiative of Education For All (EFA), the movement to support the achievement of internationally set education goals as well as other efforts, such as  the Global Education First Initiative (GEFI), launched by UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon. The task force is the hub for teacher-focused initiatives and a global alliance of EFA partners working together to address the need for more qualified and motivated teachers worldwide.