Tuksie Nkwinti has taught for over twenty years. A former principal of LEAP, she now co-manages the Champion Teachers Program which serves in-service teachers from Limpopo and East London. Tell us about your upbringing and how you entered the teaching profession. I was born in Salem, which is the farm between Port Elizabeth and Grahamstown. My […]
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 […]
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 […]
Every 18th of July, South Africa asks its citizens to spend 67 minutes of their day helping others in honour of Madiba’s 67 years of active service to our nation. This year, the GTI is partnering with LEAP Science and Maths Schools, the Hyprop Foundation and Canal Walk Shopping Centre in Cape Town in a service event […]
This year marks the 11th anniversary of the Mail & Guardian’s annual list of 200 notable South Africans under the age of 35. We are delighted to announce that GTI Future Leader Programme Manager Zonke Mputulo was selected for this year’s list. The Mail & Guardian’s piece describes her journey from LEAP student to LEAP school leader […]
We are happy to announce a new addition to the AXIS Education Summit: the fourth annual EdTech Summit Africa conference. EdTech Summit Africa is a professional development conference where educators learn to implement creative and cutting-edge technology in schools and communities. A global travel team of presenters (including African education professionals) work together to deliver high […]
Last month, the Global Teachers Institute, in partnership with Teach with Africa, sent sixteen South African student teachers to the United States 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 2016 program […]
Zonke Mpotulo, GTI Future Leaders Programme Manager and teacher at the LEAP 5 school in Garankuwa was recently a guest on CliffCentral’s Leadership in Education segment hosted by Adriaan and Louis Groenewald, along with Barbara Dale-Jones. Click here to visit the CliffCentral website to listen to the interview.