Education Beyond Borders Teacher Training
Summary: Education Beyond Borders seeks to empower teachers in disadvantaged regions to deliver quality education and learning for their students. This is achieved through a sustainable, peer-led teacher training program where local communities take ownership and are supported to facilitate teacher professional development in their region. --- Recognizing the crucial role that teachers play in development and the limited opportunity they have for professional development or exposure to teaching resources, especially in poor, rural areas, Education Beyond Borders (EBB) seek to spread knowledge, best practice, and peer-support among teachers around the world. The EBB teacher training model focuses on learner-centered methods incorporati...
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Description of Scale and Reach
The program initially started in South Africa and Kenya and has since expanded to Ethiopia, Honduras, and Tanzania. Within Kenya, EBB teacher training started in Maai Mahiu and is now being implemented in 4 additional regions: Nanyuki, Gilgil, Laikipia, Naivasha, with additional pilot phases having been undertaken in Mbita and Kakamega. The EBB teacher training approach has matured in accordance with the EBB model in each region. In Laikipia and Gilgil the international EBB team has handed over implementation to the local team who are responsible for designing and carrying out professional development activities to local trainers and facilitators in the region.
Kenya, South Africa, Ethiopia, Honduras, Tanzania