Author Archive | Khayakazi Mbunyuza

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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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“How do teachers stand for equality and inclusion in their classrooms?” A conversation with Gugulethu Radebe

Gugulethu Radebe teaches history at the Diocesan School for Girls in Grahamstown. She presented a workshop on equality and inclusion during our Axis Summit this July. In our conversation below, she speaks about her experiences as a young educator.  How did you first get interested in education? I first got interested in education when I […]

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“How do you make teaching attractive to young people?” A conversation with Sibusiso Sebeko

 Sibusiso Sebeko is the Future Leaders Programme Site Manager at LEAP 5 in Limpopo, where he also teaches and co-facilitates Life Orientation classes. In our conversation below, he speaks about his experiences working as a young teacher in education. What are some of the biggest issues concerning education in South Africa today? Twenty years after […]

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Reflections from our 2016 Teaching Fellows

  For the last several weeks, our 2016 Teaching Fellows have been busy presenting workshops at our Axis Summit, and completing teaching residencies at our partner schools across South Africa. Below are excerpts from their reflections on this personal and professional journey. “Here, instead of shunning those who do not have their own space, shared […]

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The leadership shift we need in teaching: a conversation with Marguerite Callaway

Marguerite Callaway is Chief Executive Officer of the Callaway Leadership Institute, an international leadership development company whose mission is to help current and aspiring leaders reach their full potential. She is also a founding member of the GTI.  Ms. Callaway’s life’s work has been to understand the conditions that foster leadership effectiveness and organizational success. In […]

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Meet our 2016 Teaching Fellows!

In partnership with Teach with Africa, the GTI would like to introduce our 2016 teaching fellows. Our fellowship program identifies high- impact teachers and educational leaders in the US and places them in our partner schools in South Africa for a short residency. The fellowship program aims to facilitate an authentic platform for fellows and their […]

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