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Where we work

We run coaching programs in 11 low-resource contexts.

Since 2011...

18

Local partners

657

Schools supported

5,259

Teachers supported

131,475

Children impacted

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Overview

Since 2014, with Teach For Nepal and Volunteers Initiative Nepal (VIN), we have provided in-service programs for over 700 teachers, impacting education for over 22,000 children.

Ten teams of Fellows have helped run these programs. We are now working to co-design a new version of our program focused on peer coaching.

Partnerships

Since 2014, we have partnered with VIN in a community-led effort to expand access to in-service training for teachers in Kathmandu.
Volunteer Initiative Nepal (VIN)

Among its six community empowerment programs, VIN engages hundreds of teachers each year to learn and share best practices and child-friendly methodologies.

Kathmandu

Nestled in the Himalayas, Kathmandu’s surrounding mountainous terrain makes providing ongoing support for teachers a challenge.

Education in the region

Recent education reform has led to improved enrollment and literacy, but deep inequities in the quality of education remain — particularly in rural areas.

Highlights

  • In partnership with VIN, we have provided in-service programs for 460 teachers since 2019.
  • Through youth empowerment, children’s development, and teaching programs, VIN has benefitted 41,000+ children.

What's next?

  • We are working with VIN to establish an instructional leadership program for teachers in Kathmandu.
  • We are seeking new partners and recruiting Fellows to be part of upcoming programs.

Programs

We are now seeking new partners to help implement, evaluate and scale our peer coaching program.

Partner with us

We are recruiting Fellows to be part of teams supporting our partners in Nepal in 2022.

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Overview

Since 2018, alongside the Toledo District Education Center, we have provided programs for 50 teachers across three secondary schools in the Toledo region, impacting education for 1,500 children.

Our Fellows have helped run these programs. We are now working to co-design a new version of our program focused on peer coaching.

Partnerships

Since 2018, we have partnered with the Toledo District Education Center to run peer coaching programs to support learning in public schools in Belize.
Ministry of Education

The Toledo District Education Center is the local branch of the Belize Ministry of Education, committed to providing equitable access to quality education.

Toledo District

Toledo District is the southernmost district in Belize, and Punta Gorda is the District capital. It is the least developed region in the country.

Education in the region

While the primary school completion rate has risen to 87%, one-third of students don’t complete secondary school. Teacher support is at the heart of Belize’s education strategy1.

Highlights

  • In partnership with the Ministry of Education, we have provided in-service programs for 50 teachers.
  • Teachers for a Better Belize (TFABB) has supported 1,000+ teachers, continuing to impact 7,300 students each year.

What's next?

  • We are working with our partner, Teachers for a Better Belize (TFABB), to support schools in Toledo in establishing a peer coaching program.
  • We are seeking new partners and recruiting Fellows to be part of upcoming programs.
1. Teachers for a Better Belize

Programs

We are now seeking new partners to help implement, evaluate and scale our peer coaching program in Belize

Partner with us

We are recruiting Fellows to be part of teams supporting our partners in Belize in 2022.

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Programs

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Overview

Since 2016, alongside our partners, we have provided in-service professional development programs for 355 teachers in Ghana, impacting education for over 10,600 children.

Eight teams of Fellows have helped run these programs. We are now seeking partners to jointly implement and evaluate our peer coaching program.

Partnerships

Since 2016, with Afrikids, Sabre Trust, and GNAPS, we’ve supported schools serving marginalized communities across Ghana. We’re now focusing on supporting GNAPS in schools around Kumasi.
GNAPS

The Ghana National Association of Public Schools (GNAPS) leads private schools to strive for educational excellence, in part by building a support system for knowledge sharing.

Kumasi

Situated in the heart of the Ashanti Region, Kumasi is home to 1.5 million people. Over one-third of children in the region attend community schools with fees often below $1 per day1.

Education in the region

Children in Ghana get 5.5 adjusted years of learning from 11 years of school2. In response, the government has made strengthening teaching and learning its top priority.

Highlights

  • Our partnership with GNAPS is providing a testbed for our peer coaching program.

What's next?

  • Our ambition is to build on learnings with GNAPS and other partners to expand larger-scale coaching programs in Ghana.
  • We are seeking new partners and recruiting Fellows to be part of upcoming programs.
1. Ghana National Association of Public Schools 2. World Bank 2020 Human Capital Index

Programs

We are now seeking new partners to help implement, evaluate and scale our peer coaching program in Ghana.

Partner with us

We are recruiting Fellows to be part of teams supporting our partners in Ghana in 2022.

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Overview

Since 2014, alongside our partners, we have provided in-service professional development programs for more than 490 teachers, impacting education for over 14,000 children.

Eight teams of Fellows have helped run these programs. We are now working to co-design a new version of our program focused on peer coaching.

Partnerships

Since 2014, we have partnered with Mantra4Change, an NGO supporting schools in Bangalore. Our partnership contributes to the School Transformation and Empowerment Project (STEP).
Mantra4Change

Mantra4Change takes a systemic approach to address the issue of poor quality of education in under-resourced schools.

Bangalore

Bangalore, also known as Bengaluru, is known as the “Silicon Valley of India.” However, deep and growing inequities divide education in the region.

Education in the region

Only half of grade 5 students can read a grade 2 text1, and 43% of eighth-graders can perform 3-digit division2. As a result, nearly half of students in India enrol in private schools3.

Highlights

  • In partnership with Mantra4Change, we have provided in-service programs for over 450 teachers.
  • Since 2013, Mantra4Change has partnered with 88 schools across Bengaluru, Karnataka.

What's next?

  • We are now working with Mantra4Change to establish an instructional leadership and peer coaching program for teachers in Bangalore schools.
  • We are seeking new partners and recruiting Fellows to be part of upcoming programs.
1. ASER Centre 2017 2. Pratham Education Division 2016 3. Central Square Foundation 2020

Programs

We are now seeking new partners to help implement, evaluate and scale our peer coaching program.

Partner with us

We are recruiting Fellows to be part of teams supporting our partners in India in 2022.

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Overview

Since 2018, we have partnered with the Ministry of Education in Laos and the British Embassy. We have provided programs for more than 380 teachers, impacting education for over 11,500 children.

We are now reviewing our partnership and planning our programs for 2021 and beyond.

Partnerships

Since 2018, we have partnered with the British Embassy in Laos to provide programs for teachers in schools in Ban Keun and Luang Prabang through a peer coaching exchange program.
British Embassy

The British Embassy in Laos aligns with the Ministry of Education to support eight teacher training colleges.

Vientiane & Luang Prabang

With a primary net enrollment rate of 99%2, Laos has met the Millennium Development Goals target of universal access to primary education; however, there are still many challenges to overcome.

Education in the region

Nineteen percent of children in Laos do not complete primary school1. Challenges in multi-grade teaching and limited in-service support for teachers have been key constraints.

Highlights

  • In partnership with the Ministry of Education, we have provided in-service programs for 380 teachers.

What's next?

  • We are working with the British Embassy to review the next steps for our program in Laos.
  • We are seeking new partners and recruiting Fellows to be part of upcoming programs.
1. World Bank Open Data 2. World Bank 2020 Human Capital Index

Programs

We are now seeking new partners to help implement, evaluate and scale our peer coaching program.

Partner with us

We are recruiting Fellows to be part of teams supporting our partners in Laos in 2022.

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Overview

Since 2017, alongside Teach for Malaysia, we have provided in-service professional development programs for more than 290 teachers, impacting education for over 8,900 children.

Six teams of Fellows have helped run these programs. We are now working to co-design a new version of our program focused on peer coaching.

Partnerships

Since 2017, we have partnered with Teach for Malaysia, an organization committed to tackling inequity and bringing a new generation of leaders into education to drive systemic change.
Teach for Malaysia

Founded in 2010, Teach for Malaysia partners with the Ministry of Education to transform education outcomes in underprivileged communities across Malaysia.

Penang

Penang is a coastal state in the northwest of Malaysia, divided into two halves by the Malacca Strait.

Education in the region

Despite 12.2 years of schooling, Malaysians receive 9.1 years of adjusted learning1, and one in 20 Malaysian children don’t enroll in secondary school2.

Highlights

  • In partnership with Teach For Malaysia, we have provided in-service programs for 299 teachers.
  • Teach for Malaysia has impacted more than 164,000 students by partnering with over 300 schools across 14 states.

What's next?

  • We are now working to establish an instructional leadership and peer coaching program for teachers in Penang schools.
  • We are seeking new partners and recruiting Fellows to be part of upcoming programs.
1. World Bank 2020 Human Capital Index 2. Malaysian Education Blueprint 2013-2025

Programs

We are now seeking new partners to help implement, evaluate and scale our peer coaching program.

Partner with us

We are recruiting Fellows to be part of teams supporting our partners in Malaysia in 2022.

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Overview

Since 2016, we’ve partnered with Rwanda Action and Children Might Foundation (CMF) to provide in-service programs for 510 teachers, impacting education for 15,000 children.

Eight teams have helped run these programs. We are now working to co-design a new version of our program, focused on peer coaching.

Partnerships

Since 2016, alongside our partners, we’ve supported schools serving marginalized communities across Rwanda. We’re now focusing, with CMF, to support teachers in Rwamagana through peer coaching.
Children Might Foundation

Children Might Foundation (CMF) runs various, community-led programs and takes a holistic approach to support education in Eastern Province.

Rwamagana District

“Rwamagana” means land of abundance, and agriculture is the main industry. 97% of children in the region complete primary education1.

Education in the region

Children in Rwanda get 3.9 years of adjusted learning from their 11 years of schooling2. In response to this, the government has set strengthening teacher development as a priority.

Highlights

  • Our partnership with CMF is providing a testbed for our coaching program in Rwanda.
  • In 2017, CMF opened the Tubarere Nursery School and continues to lead the construction of essential facilities.

What's next?

  • Our ambition is to build on learnings with Rwanda Action and CMF to support more schools in Rwanda.
  • We are seeking new partners and recruiting Fellows to be part of upcoming programs.
1. UNESCO Institute for Statistics, 2020 2. World Bank 2020 Human Capital Index

Programs

We are now seeking new partners to help implement, evaluate and scale our peer coaching program.

Partner with us

We are recruiting Fellows to support our programs in Rwanda in 2022.

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Overview

Since 2013, alongside our partners in Tanzania, we have provided in-service development programs for more than 780 teachers, impacting education for over 23,000 children.

Eight teams of Fellows have helped run these programs. We are now working to co-design a new version of our peer coaching.

Partnerships

Since 2013, we have supported public schools in Tanzania, originally in the Morogoro region. In 2019, we formed a partnership with Livingstone Tanzania Trust (LTT) to strengthen teaching in Babati.
Livingstone Tanzania Trust

We have supported Livingstone Tanzania Trust since 2019 in their mission to create motivating, engaging environments for teachers and students in Babati

Babati Region

Babati is situated in Manyara Region and has 39 schools. LTT has been working in the region since 2007 and focuses on barriers to quality education.

Education in the region

While enrollment has increased significantly since basic education was made free in 2002, children in Tanzania get just 4.5 adjusted years of learning from their 8 years of schooling1.

Highlights

  • With Fundación Paraguaya in Morogoro Region, we’ve provided in-service programs for over 400 teachers.
  • As of 2020, all schools supported by Livingstone Tanzania Trust have improved pass rates.

What's next?

  • We are looking forward to supporting teachers in Babati in partnership with Livingstone Tanzania Trust.
  • We are seeking new partners and recruiting Fellows to be part of upcoming programs.
1. World Bank 2020 Human Capital Index

Programs

We are now seeking new partners to help implement, evaluate and scale our peer coaching program.

Partner with us

We are recruiting Fellows to be part of teams supporting our partners in Tanzania in 2022.

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Overview

Since 2011, we have provided in-service programs for more than 820 teachers, impacting education for over 20,000 children.

Twelve teams have helped to accelerate the rollout of peer coaching programs across 72 schools. We are now working to evaluate and scale our peer-coaching program.

Partnerships

We work in partnership with Great Lakes University to strengthen teaching in Primary Schools across the Bwindi region of Uganda.
Great Lakes University

Established in 2004, and one of the only rural universities in East Africa, the university runs a number of diplomas, including teacher training and leadership development.

Bwindi Region

Nestled among rolling hills near the border of Rwanda, Kanungu’s schools enjoy better views than transport links. This makes ongoing school support challenging.

Education in the region

For exam performance, Kanungu falls 57th out of 134 districts in Uganda. Class sizes range from 25-60 learners1.

Highlights

  • Our partnership in Uganda was both our first and has been our testing ground for innovations since.
  • In 2020, we implemented the Teach observation tool and began piloting our peer-coaching program.

What’s next?

  • We are supporting schools to implement our peer coaching program as they reopen after the pandemic.
  • Our ambition is to launch Uganda’s first certificate in Peer Coaching with Great Lakes University in 2022.
1. World Bank 2020 Human Capital Index

Programs

We are now seeking new partners to help implement, evaluate and scale our peer coaching program.

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We are recruiting Fellows to be part of teams supporting our partners in Uganda in 2022.

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