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Educating for Global Citizenship

Wendy Kopp | Posted 02.24.2017 | Impact
Wendy Kopp

This year, the world has seen clearly the costs of extremism and political instability. After months of violent attacks on nearly every continent a...

The Long Game

Wendy Kopp | Posted 02.08.2017 | Impact
Wendy Kopp

On Saturday, February 6, Teach For America founder and current CEO of Teach For All, Wendy Kopp, spoke to more than 15,000 Teach For America alumni, corps members, staff, and supporters at TFA's 25th Anniversary Summit in Washington, DC.

Putting Leadership on the Global Education Agenda

Wendy Kopp | Posted 12.08.2016 | Impact
Wendy Kopp

This October at the IMF-World Bank Annual Meeting in Lima, Peru, the development community came together and discussed the newly adopted Sustainable Development Goals.

Helping Challenged Youth Turn Into Socially Conscious Leaders Through Engineering

Mohamad I. Alameh | Posted 09.09.2016 | Impact
Mohamad I. Alameh

The Mechanical Engineering Club's first project was simple electrical board game. I challenged my students to create a game that lights up a bulb when a match is made between two items in the game (for example, an organ in the human body and its name). To accomplish this, each student had to both research the topic he'd chosen for his game, and figure out the necessary mechanics. As they worked, I discovered that my students were motivated to learn more engineering terms than were required -- current and voltage, electrons and electrical loads.

In India, Teachers Like Pooja Are Making Sure No Students Fall Behind

Wendy Kopp | Posted 09.04.2016 | Impact
Wendy Kopp

These leaders show just how much it will take to make a meaningful difference for the most-marginalized children. Success will require more than single interventions like giving children tablets, or providing teachers with better curriculums -- these steps may be part of the solution, but they are just one piece of what must be a holistic approach.

Transforming Education in Haiti Takes Collaboration

Jean-Claude Brizard | Posted 07.26.2016 | Education
Jean-Claude Brizard

In Haiti, only 30 percent of children from low-income households will successfully complete primary school. Ten percent will complete high school and 1 percent will reach university.

Anseye Pou Ayiti (Teach for Haiti) Partners With Teach for All to Launch Teacher Leader Program in Haiti

Jean-Claude Brizard | Posted 03.30.2015 | Impact
Jean-Claude Brizard

Looking back at my journey from a student in the Haitian school system to leading the third largest school system in the United States, I have learned one very important thing -- we must always genuinely show the deepest respect for the communities that we serve.

The Global Search for Education: Education Is My Right -- India

C. M. Rubin | Posted 03.23.2015 | Education
C. M. Rubin

It's my pleasure to invite Shaheen Mistri to The Global Search for Education today to tell us more about Teach for India's good work.

Building Education Hubs in Emerging Markets

Gabriel Sanchez Zinny | Posted 01.24.2015 | Impact
Gabriel Sanchez Zinny

Providing a better education, that connects to the values of entrepreneurship and private sector skills, will be key for this generation -- as the WISE community knows well.

Teach For All

Greg Woodburn | Posted 11.15.2014 | Impact
Greg Woodburn

In order for us to one day achieve the vision of providing all children with excellent education, Teach For All and other social impact alliances must increasingly come together to improve the breadth and depth of work being done.

Why I Traded Textbooks and Chalk For The Silicon Valley Hustle

Quim Sabrià | Posted 07.02.2014 | Impact
Quim Sabrià

In five months, my life shifted drastically. I exchanged my beloved students, the chalk and the noisy halls of a public school in Barcelona for elevator pitches with business angels in Palo Alto.

The Secret To Startup Success? Fail Fast -- And Often.

Quim Sabrià | Posted 06.03.2014 | Impact
Quim Sabrià

Teaching at a public high school in Barcelona, I witnessed daily, and sometimes hourly, failure: students struggling through exams despite hours of preparation, missing days of school, threatening teachers and losing their motivation.

I Am Not a Game Changer, I Am Just a Simple Teacher

Devanik Saha | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Devanik Saha

Recently, I attended a workshop for an educational fund, which was a mentorship workshop for their portfolio of start-ups. When I introduced myself a...

An Open Letter to Wendy Kopp

Kate Casas | Posted 04.17.2013 | Impact
Kate Casas

The work you have done to ensure that the network of brilliant people dedicated to improving outcomes for kids is deep and broad is an invaluable asset.

The Global Search for Education: Teach All

C. M. Rubin | Posted 02.09.2013 | Education
C. M. Rubin

"Teach For America exists to address the incredible gaps in educational outcomes that persist along racial and socio-economic lines in our country. We believe this is the greatest civil rights issue of our generation."

Class of 2012: Be Builders

Wendy Kopp | Posted 08.11.2012 | Education
Wendy Kopp

You don't have to create the next Google to be a builder and make a major impact. Each and every one of us can make daily choices to build things up rather than tear them down.

What Does the Future Look Like?

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

A group of compassionate human beings met this week to talk not about history, but what's going on right this minute and what the future might just look like.