Around the world, the neighborhoods in which children are born largely determine the kind of education they'll receive and, ultimately, their options in life. Globally, 250 million children lack the skills necessary to read, write, or perform basic mathematics. This educational inequity is a global problem that affects us all—perpetuating poverty, fueling prejudice, and weakening economies. Teach For All is working to change this. A world of expanding educational opportunity and decreasing disparities is a more prosperous, peaceful, and sustainable world where more children are able to fulfill their dreams. Because education is a shared global value, we are working together to improve it across country lines.
Teach For All is a growing network of 34 independent partner organizations with a shared vision of expanding educational opportunity in their countries. Each partner recruits and develops leaders to teach in their nations' high-need classrooms and to work throughout their lives to increase opportunity for children. At Teach For All we believe that leadership is the key to transforming education and—ultimately—kids' futures. The teachers and alumni of the organizations in the Teach For All network are leaders for change in classrooms, schools, education systems, and communities.
Similarities in the nature of educational inequity from place to place lead to shareable solutions. Teach For All works to accelerate partners' progress and increase their impact by drawing on the network's knowledge base and sharing the innovations continuously emerging from across the globe. Teach For All adds value through capturing and spreading knowledge, fostering direct connections and learning across the network, accessing global resources for the benefit of the whole, and contributing to the leadership development of staff, participants, and alumni.
Together, Teach For All programs around the world are working to ensure that one day, all children—everywhere—can attain an excellent education.