International Education

First Malian Teachers Embark on US Exchange

In the eyes of five secondary school teachers from Mali, the future of their country’s education system depends on their performance in the coming six weeks.

Reversing Roles: Nigerian Teacher Gains Skills as a Student

At Bowling Green State University (BGSU) in Ohio, Habiba Mohammed traded her role as a high school English teacher in Nigeria for the role of an eager student.

Why Microsoft Invests in African Youth

“The focus of Microsoft 4Afrika is to really bring that enabling capability of technology primarily to the youth and small business owners in Africa,” says

Fighting for Equal Access to Education in Kenya

Josephine Kulea considers herself lucky because she completed secondary school, college, and nursing school - opportunities that many girls in her Kenyan village did not have.

Born Behind Bars: Extending Mandela's Legacy

“Nothing ever haunted me more than the children who lived behind bars with little or nothing to go by,” says Romy Titus, a journalist and sportscaster in South Africa, and one of 500 fellows taking part in the
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