Teach For India

Alumni Changemaker: Rahul Gupta

During his Teach For India fellowship, Rahul Gupta came to believe that providing an excellent education for every student is possible, even in the most economically challenged schools and communities. Today, as the principal of the Savitri Bai Phule English Medium School in Pune, India, Rahul is working with his teachers, students, and community in a collective effort to ensure all of his students are able to fulfill their potential.

Teach For All Featured in Brookings “Millions Learning” Report

On April 18, Teach For All’s CEO and Co-founder, Wendy Kopp, participated in an event hosted by the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C. to share insights on the global network’s efforts to scale quality education in communities around the world. The event marked the release of Millions Learning: Scaling Up Quality Education in Developing Countries, a new report by Brookings’ Center for Universal Education.

Photo by Ralph Alswang

Teach For All & Co.Creator Launch Accelerator for Alumni Initiatives

Seven projects led by alumni from across the network were selected for an eight-week Teach For All/Co.Creator accelerator program for entrepreneurs launching or operating social enterprises. The alumni and their organizations were chosen for their innovative approaches to expanding educational opportunity in their countries.

Estudiantes de la Launchpad Learning, uno de los proyectos de alumni seleccionados.

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 All Participates in Deutsche Post DHL Group’s GoTeach Conference

On November 18 and 19, 2015, Teach For All network partners from Bangladesh, Malaysia, India, and the Philippines gathered in Bangkok, Thailand, with the Deutsche Post DHL Group to participate in the first GoTeach Asia Pacific Conference. The event was a joint celebration of Deutsche Post DHL Group’s partnership with Teach For All and with the non-profit organization SOS Children’s Villages.

Teach For Bangladesh CEO, Maimuna Ahmad

Teach For India Campaign Supports Flood-Ravaged Chennai

In recent weeks, India’s eastern city of Chennai has been inundated with floods that severely impacted thousands of children and families in communities where Teach For India works. The rising water submerged houses, destroyed and washed away belongings, and has made obtaining clean water and food extremely challenging. As the flood crisis intensified, the Teach For India community sprung into action to provide relief and support to the affected communities.