How Microfinance Empowers Access to Education in Sub-Saharan Africa

How Microfinance Empowers Access to Education in Sub-Saharan Africa

Magdalene Sackey was in a bind. The proprietor of a low-fee private school in Ghana with ambitions to expand capacity, she had acquired land for a new campus in Mataheko, a town in greater metropolitan Accra.

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Action-Packed TFET Training Makes Professional Development Fun for Teachers

Action-Packed TFET Training Makes Professional Development Fun for Teachers

An integral portion of the TFET program are the in-person trainings that consist of a two-tier “train the trainer” model in which a group of “master teachers” completes the first tier of training and then replicates the experience to their fellow teachers at their schools.

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IDPF Featured in New Book as a "Disruptive Innovator"

IDPF Featured in New Book as a

We are very proud to share that the IDP Foundation, Inc. (IDPF) is featured in the highly anticipated Clayton Christensen book, The Prosperity paradox: How Innovation Can Lift Nations Out of Poverty.

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Building School Capacity: Takeaways from a decade in Ghana

Building School Capacity: Takeaways from a decade in Ghana

Lily Baah began her school on a shoestring, in Apaaso, Ghana in 2005, with six nursery students.

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Muppets Take Accra

Muppets Take Accra

IDP Foundation, Inc. (IDPF) and our partners at Sesame Workshop, with the help of researchers from NORC at the University of Chicago, had the opportunity to present the Techniques for Effective Teaching (TFET) program at the 2018 mEducation Alliance Symposium on November 6 in Washington DC.

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Our Branch Coordinator for October is…Samuel Owusu!

Our Branch Coordinator for October is…Samuel Owusu!

The IDP Foundation loves recognizing the Branch Coordinators of the IDP Rising Schools Program (IDPRSP) for their passion and commitment to making the program successful and sustainable.

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IDPF and Harambe Partnership Supports Enrichment Program for Senior High School Students

IDPF and Harambe Partnership Supports Enrichment Program for Senior High School Students

In late August, IDPF and Harambe Entrepreneur Alliance teamed up to support Ghana's Ashesi University’s annual enrichment program, the Ashesi Innovation Experience (AIX).

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Announcing the IDPRSP Branch Coordinator for September: Patience Donkor!

Announcing the IDPRSP Branch Coordinator for September: Patience Donkor!

Announcing the branch coordinator for September...Patience Donkor!

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Techniques for Effective Teaching: Making Teaching and Learning Fun

Techniques for Effective Teaching: Making Teaching and Learning Fun

Earlier this month, teachers, proprietors and head teachers from 45 of the nearly 600 schools that have participated in the IDP Rising Schools Program (IDPRSP) in Ghana gathered for another Master Teacher Training session in the Techniques for Effective Teaching (TFET), led by Sesame Workshop.

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Collaboration, Learning, and New Partnerships at Global Schools Forum 2018

Collaboration, Learning, and New Partnerships at Global Schools Forum 2018

The Global Schools Forum (GSF) is an international non-profit membership organization for school operators that serve the millions of students around the world who attend non-state schools in low- and middle-income countries.

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