Teacher Development

Teach First Israel Educators Explore STEM Initiatives in New York City

In August 2016, Teach First Israel alumni and participants visited New York City for a three-day learning trip focused on professional development in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Each morning, the group attended formal professional development sessions focused on STEM lesson planning at the Relay Graduate School of Education.

Teach For All Launches Alumni Communities of Practice

In March, 23 alumni of 10 Teach For All partner organizations gathered in Pune, India, to reflect on the current state of teaching and teacher development in their contexts and explore ideas and pathways to improvement. The event, which focused on building relationships between alumni who are currently developing or supporting teachers, officially launched one of Teach For All’s first Communities of Practice (the others will explore school leadership and education policy).

Teach For Pakistan Launches Innovative Teaching Competition

In January, Teach For Pakistan, in partnership with Ilm Ideas, a UK Department for International Development (DFID) funded program, launched the nationwide campaign Taleemi Jiddat Ki Talaash: A Competition for Innovative Teachers. The first competition of its kind in Pakistan, Taleemi Jiddat Ki Talaash is calling on teachers to submit their most effective, low-cost methods for increasing