Bringing Africa to Curricula in Schools across the America
In this more interconnected world, our educational system must equip young people with a deeper understanding and appreciation for African cultures, histories and economies.
By some estimates, U.S. and Africa relations will affect more than 2.8 billion people by the year 2050. According to the UN, soon after a child that is in kindergarten today joins the workforce, the African continent’s population will have steadily grown to 2.4 billion people, accounting for 54% of the global population increase. With the African continent quickly evolving into the next frontier for economic growth, global education and in particular focusing on Africa in our schools is vitally important. Our youth must be equipped with the knowledge, understanding and skills required to work competitively and lead in a global market.
Teach Africa, The Africa Society’s response to the demands of an increasingly globalized world, specifically addresses the lack of Africa education in school curricula throughout the United States. This innovative and multiphase program increases Africa education by targeting school administrators, teachers, and students- who are the leaders of tomorrow.
Consider making a contribution to support Teach Africa, a high impact flagship program initiative of The Africa Society. Teach Africa:
-Provides pedagogical training on Africa to educators in the United States.
-Immerses students in a full day of learning focused on African achievements, people, cultures, histories and economies.
-Has been implemented in the Washington Metropolitan Area, the San Francisco Bay Area, Houston, Texas, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Portland, Oregon, Atlanta, Georgia and Los Angeles, California.
-Has resulted in the training and orientation of over 450 superintendents and principals, 4,500 educators, and educated over 12,000 students.
Join The Africa Society in bringing Africa to school curricula across the country.
Our goal is to continue to expand this program to cities across the United States.
The Africa Society is changing the narrative and causing millions of people to rethink Africa.