Across the global network, hundreds of alumni of Teach For All partners are leading change as social entrepreneurs by developing new solutions to the causes and symptoms of inequality. To support their alumni leaders in designing and launching sustainable and scalable initiatives, many network partners are increasing their own understanding of and capacity to foster successful social innovations.
From June 6-8, Teach For All attended the Social Innovation Summit in Chicago, an event that annually gathers thousands of tech industry experts, entrepreneurs, social innovators, business leaders, investors, philanthropists, activists and public officials from across the globe.
"For us what was really important is that this wasn't going to be something that Teach First's Social Innovation Unit was coming over to implement, but that this was about transferring the knowledge so that Ensena por Mexico can do it in their context and they can lead this in years to come." - Gina Cicerone, Senior Officer, Innovation Unit, Teach First (UK)
One of the biggest challenges to migration and refugee policy in host countries continues to be the successful integration of those seeking refuge and a better life for themselves and their families.