WAAW Foundation Free STEM Teacher Training for Teachers in Africa 2017

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WAAW Foundation is calling for applications from STEM Secondary Teachers across Africa who are interested in the upcoming WAAW STEM teacher training workshop.

Application Deadline: 30th July 2017.

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: Countries in Africa

To be taken at (country): Nigeria

Eligible Fields of Study: Subjects in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Fields

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About the Award: WAAW Foundation understands that training STEM Teachers is a critical component in ensuring that African girls are trained in STEM.

For STEM secondary school teachers and educators in Africa, the WAAW Foundation offers engaging, rigorous teacher professional development model which provides tools to empower teachers and their students and transform the classroom into a collaboration space where STEM content comes to life.

Type: Training

Eligibility: This training is for all STEM Secondary Teachers across Africa

Number of Awardees: Not specified

Value of Programme: 

  • hands-on learning away from the blackboard
  • Africa-focused integrated curriculum that help teachers break down the rote memorization methodologies which are prevalent in the African educational system and which stifles creativity.
  • Teachers are trained to develop cutting edge STEM curriculum for their classrooms using affordable locally available resources, train in digital literacy and employ technology and free online resources to enhance learning and engagement in their classrooms.
  • Resources for continued learning for STEM teachers and facilitate communities and networks for peer support, mentoring and continued engagement.
  • STEM competitions that motivate teachers to keep innovating in their classrooms.

Duration of Programme: July 31st – August 4th, 2017

How to Apply: Visit Programme Webpage to apply

Visit Programme Webpage for details

Award Provider: Working to Advance STEM Education for African Women (WAAW) Foundation.


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