From July 28-31, 2016, over 200 people gathered in Puebla, Mexico, for Global Innovation MX.
The following is an excerpt from an article written by Teach First Israel profiling two Teach For All network leaders—sisters Georgie and Keren Davis.
Teach First Ambassador (alumna) Ndidi Okezie’s leadership trajectory took her from a trainee English teacher to assistant principal over the course of ten years at two London schools. As a teacher, Ndidi witnessed firsthand the power of transformational school leadership and was compelled to find a path to ensuring as many students as possible were receiving a truly excellent education.
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).
This week, Ofsted, England’s official body for inspecting schools and training providers, rated Teach First’s teaching and leadership program as "Outstanding” across England in 41 of 48 categories.
In partnership with The Winterhouse Institute, we are excited to announce the winners of the inaugural William Drenttel Award for Excellence in Design. The Drenttel Award was created to honor the legacy of William Drenttel (1953-2013), a guiding force in the in the field of design and a great friend to Teach For All. Bill led the design for many of America's most prominent institutions, including leading magazines, museums, corporations, nonprofits, and universities.
Teach For All network partners share the longterm goal of developing leaders who will positively impact their countries’ classrooms, schools, and, ultimately, education systems. To inform this work, we look to the world’s highest performing systems to understand what drives their success.
In November, representatives of more than 20 network partners gathered in Mumbai, India to delve deeply into the question of how fostering leadership and empowerment among students can enhance learning and lead to improved outcomes and expanded opportunities. The event brought together CEOs, staff, alumni, participants, and students from across the Teach For All network, representing a wide range of experiences, both culturally and professionally.
This week, Teach First proudly announced that the 6,000 teachers trained and supported by the program since 2003 have now taught more than one million pupils in low income communities throughout England and Wales.