In 2012, when Enseña Chile participant Tomás Despouy traveled to Peru to attend a Teach For All conference, he had no idea that his experiences at there would spark a movement of participants, alumni, and students from across Latin America.
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.
In March 2016, Teach For All launched the Communities of Practice, providing a platform for alumni from across the global network with similar career pathways to build relationships and further their work by sharing and discussing each other’s successes and challenges. While individuals’ local contexts are unique, the nature of the challenges the alumni are addressing in their countries is often similar.