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Women’s Month with Asanda Sigigaba

This women’s month we are honouring and celebrating the many remarkable women across our continent. Every day these women, like many in our country, strive to uplift their families and communities often in the face of insurmountable odds. Asanda Sigigaba, a GTI Future Leader graduate and now LEAP 3, School Leader, is one of the […]

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The Mandela Day food can mosaic is an annual event organised by the LEAP Maths & Science Schools in partnership with the Global Teachers Institute, Rhodes Food Group and the Hyprop Foundation where learners, teachers, shoppers and staff come together to build a mosaic commemorating Madiba’s life and legacy out of Rhodes foods cans. Due […]

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Building Back Better

As our aspiring teachers in the Future Leaders programme face the dual challenge of UNISA examinations and the opening of schools in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, we thought we would update you on the progress we have made with the help of many supporters to our Back a Buddy crowdsourcing campaign, Fund the […]

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My 1st week at Cathedral School for Boys

Musa Mathye is a Global Teachers Institute Future Leader who is set to graduate in April 2020. His Action Based Research project will focus on Student empowerment through technology. He plans to investigate how technology is used to maximize learning and how is it integrated with the curriculum. He will conduct a survey on the […]

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2020 Teach With Africa Educator Exchange kicks off

Over the next 3.5 weeks the San Francisco and Oakland Arear will be hosting 8 Global Teachers Institute Teachers through the Teach With Africa Educator Exchange. The main aim of the exchange is to help build relationships, learn and share pedagogical philosophies and practices from the US and South African teachers. We sat down to […]

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eeWorld Teachers Day 2019

Connect + Create = Change – Let’s Ramp it up! 

At the GTI Axis Summit 2019 in July, 291 people passionate about transforming education came together to connect, create and change the way we teach in our classrooms and interact in our communities. This World Teachers’ Day, we are ramping it up and sharing some of those conversations through the launch of the Axis Summit […]

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Crystal Polski’s time at LEAP 4

Crystal Polski applied for the Teach With Africa GTI Educator Exchange fellowship because she wanted to expand her professional network to include teachers from South Africa, she was eager to learn with and from them about how they are working to meet their students’ needs and support them to create student-centered learning experiences that are […]

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A Graduate. A Future Leader.

We believe that education and teacher training, in particular, is critical for triggering these shifts and by transforming and innovating the way teachers are trained we can bring systemic change to education and society more broadly. We know this kind of education movement is harder to articulate and harder to win because it requires individuals […]

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Global Teachers Society: Exam Drive

                The Global Teachers Institute together with the Witwatersrand University GTI Society Student Chapter launched their first exam drive to help equip students with essential exam packs as they head into exam season.  Over 140 students gathered in the Wits Education Campus auditorium to be part of the inaugural event and notable organizations […]

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