Author Archive | Khayakazi Mbunyuza


Future Leaders Programme Expands

The Future Leaders Programme has expanded to 25 government schools around South Africa. This will enhance the quality of Training provided by the programme and make a large impact in our education system, we recognized that ensuring government schools, particularly low-income and rural schools, benefit from FLP’s success in developing high-quality teachers was a vital next […]

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Vacancy: Fundraiser

  An exciting opportunity for an experienced fundraiser exists within our organisation. The position will be based at our Johannesburg office in Parktown and we are looking for an individual with a proven track record, a strong sense of social responsibility and a commitment to transformational development. The successful professional needs to be able to […]

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Internships would spawn ace teachers

Pre-service teacher internships, which use the flexibility of distance learning education qualifications offered by universities such as Unisa and North-West University, place aspiring teachers in primary and secondary schools during their studies. Doing so allows them to spend considerable time as classroom teaching assistants, to receive mentorship from experienced teachers and to build a professional […]

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Global Teachers Institute trains teachers to be leaders

Nearly 2,000 teachers under the age of 35 have been trained by the Global Teachers Institute to lead schools and institutions. Xolani Majola of the Global Teachers Institute says that as a teacher he has always been passionate about youth development. The institute’s primary focus is developing young teachers. (Image supplied) Melissa Javan In the […]

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World Teachers’ Day: Fund the Future

October 5th has been declared to be World Teachers’ Day, a day celebrating teachers and to commemorate teacher organizations around the world. Teaching is a central and important profession to society, yet one the most undermined and less respected professions in the world. World Teacher’s Day aims at creating support for teachers and to ensure […]

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8 Takeaways: Global Axis Summit 2017

I was fortunate to have the opportunity to attend and present at the Global Teachers Institute Axis Summit. The summit was focused on education in South Africa but teachers from all over Africa and America attended. Here are some of my key takeaways from the summit: Personal Connection & Reflection are vital. Use a personal Venn diagram to […]

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Kimberly Harper, TWA Fellow, Shares her Placement Experience

The Teach With Africa and Global Teachers Institute Fellowship provides high-quality professional development for teachers and teachers-in-training, focusing on instructional programs and educational leadership initiatives through programs in South Africa. Global Teachers Institute aims to shift the international engagement paradigm to one of co-creating and co-sharing global teaching practices through the program. Below one of the participating […]

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Reflections from our San Francisco Interns

On Saturday, March 4, 2017, 6 Educators from The Global Teachers Institute set off to San Francisco for the annual teach With Africa US Educator exchange program. The program places our trainee teachers in host schools throughout six schools in the U.S. where they observed and practiced teaching in American classrooms. The program took place […]

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Reflections from our Chicago interns

Last month, the Global Teachers Institute sent South African student teachers to Chicago to participate in our annual global teaching internship. The program places our student teachers in host schools throughout the U.S. where they can observe and practice teaching in American classrooms. The Chicago program took place at Hinsdale Central High School and Hinsdale South High […]

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