Pan African Competition- Teach A Man To Fish

Pan African Competition- Teach A Man To Fish

Postby adouze81 » Wed Sep 26, 2007 2:51 pm

Teach A Man To Fish is a UK registered charity no. 1112699 –
1st Pan-African Prize for
Entrepreneurial Teachers
There are remarkable teachers in Africa - extraordinary individuals who ‘go the extra
mile’ to find creative ways to bring education to their students.
They transform limited resources into astonishing results, drive change within their
communities and develop educational initiatives which are copied nationwide.
It is time to recognize those teachers, and to acknowledge the huge contribution they
make towards improving the lives of their fellow Africans.
The Competition
Teach A Man To Fish, in partnership with Educating Africa is proud to announce the 1st Pan-
African Prize for Entrepreneurial Teachers.
This competition is open to teachers working in Africa at all levels of education, from primary
through to tertiary, as well as in non-formal education.
As well as a first prize of $10,000 and two runners-up prizes of $5,000, the best entry from each
country will receive an award of $1,000.
The top three prize-winners will also be invited to collect their awards at the Financially Self-
Sufficient Schools Conference 2007 being held this December in Paraguay, South America.
Entrepreneurial Teachers
We’re looking for teachers that go beyond their traditional job descriptions.
- They’re innovators: developing new approaches to increase quality, relevancy and access to
- They create impact: bringing measurable benefits to their students, schools and
- They’re leaders: by setting an example and raising their voices they lead change within their
institutions and society
- They rise above financial constraints: achieving astonishing results with limited resources
Is this you? Do you know a teacher like this?
Enter now for a chance to have your achievements recognized worldwide –
visit for more details!
Teach A Man To Fish is a UK registered charity no. 1112699 –
Entry Details
Entrants will need to describe in 1000 words or less their achievements as teachers and
their contribution to education in Africa.
All entries will be assessed against four criteria of innovation, impact, leadership and
creative use of limited resources.
There are three ways to submit a competition entry:
• Online Applications - To fill in and submit an online application visit
• E-mailed Applications - A downloadable form can be found on the competition website (as
above). This form can be completed offline and sent as an attachment to an email to
• Postal Applications - Print off the downloadable form and fill it in by hand, then send via
All entries must be received by TeachAManToFish before the 15th October 2007.
TeachAManToFish is an international non-profit organization working to
improve the relevancy, quality, and availability of agricultural
education in developing countries.
Our pioneering approach uses profit-making school-run businesses as a platform for teaching
entrepreneurship and agricultural skills. This model not only allows schools to generate additional
income - improving their financial sustainability - but more importantly enables them to offer a more
relevant and higher quality education.
For more information, click here
Educating Africa is a foundation committed to introducing cost effective and
sensible education initiatives throughout Africa, and to acknowledging some of
the tremendous educational projects that have been developed across the
It is apparent that there are superb educational ideas, generous benefactors and intellectual capital
that is willing and able to be invested in worthwhile educational projects. However, often there is a
mismatch in linking the various groups. Educating Africa seeks to bridge this gap and match up these
For more information visit
Please help us to spread the word about this prize by forwarding this flyer to any of your friends
and colleagues who might be interested.
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