Check out some of the highlights from the 2018 Student Business Club Competitions in Kampala. Each year, the competitions are an exciting opportunity for Student Business Clubs to showcase the innovative projects they’ve created and compete against other Educate! Clubs for awards in categories like bookkeeping, sustainability, innovation, and teamwork.
Co-Founder and Executive Director, Boris Bulayev, shares Educate!’s mission and how skills-based education can disrupt the systematic cycle of youth unemployment. Educate! is featured as a recipient of a 2018 Klaus J. Jacobs Award, which are awarded to 10 social innovators and change makers in the field of child and youth development.
Hawah Nabbuye, Educate! Deputy Country Director and 2018 Echidna Global Scholar at the Brookings Institution, describes her work on national education policies in Uganda that support the use of gender-sensitive pedagogy and how they translate into practice at the classroom level.
What do you get when you have a government committed to implementing a competency-based curriculum, teachers dedicated to creating a hands-on learning experience, and youth with untapped potential? Thousands of secondary school students expertly primed to drive Rwanda’s economy and leave their entrepreneurial mark on the world.
Check our the excitement from our first ever National Student Business Club Competition in Rwanda.
Educate!'s annual Student Business Club Competition in Uganda was featured on the local news station NBS. The Competition brings together the top Educate! Student Business Club from each of Educate!’s community units. The top Clubs from across the country showcase their projects and compete against each other to win awards in various categories, including sustainability, bookkeeping, marketing, budgeting, and teamwork.
Check out local news coverage from Educate!'s 2017 Global Education Conference. The annual conference brings together teachers, government officials, and other key stakeholders in education to create a support network and learning opportunities for educators to drive forward skills-based education in their schools. The Conference showcases the work teachers are already doing in skills based education while creating a platform for teachers to lead a dialogue with government officials and other stakeholders around skills-based education and the education system.
For the first time ever Educate! was featured in a broadcast television segment! The Al Jazeera English documentary series, Rebel Education, selected us as one of six institutions across the globe that is breaking the mold and creating a radically new vision for 21st century education.
Educate!'s flagship program, The Educate! Experience, was named a WISE Awards winner, chosen for providing one of the most innovative and effective approaches to current global education challenges.