Nancy Kisangau is a fourth year student at Kenyatta University pursuing a Bachelor degree in Law. Prior to this, she worked in the Kenya National Human Rights Commission as an attaché in the Reforms and accountability department. She has also worked in the government sector as an intern in the National Housing Corporation, a state parastatal committed to effectuating housing rights for Kenyan citizens.
After graduating with a BA in Economics and English, Amanda worked for the Chilean Ministry of Education as an English teacher in Chile. While there, she volunteered for an urban development NGO that was carrying out 24 community projects and helped draft Frutillar, Chile’s successful application to the UNESCO Creative Cities Network. During her career, she has worked with international youth on educational programs sponsored by the British Council and the U.S. Department of State. She is a former White House intern and an incoming Fulbright Scholar.
Felix is currently a National Youth Service Corp member serving his country, Nigeria at Ministry of Works, Uyo, Akwa Ibom. He graduated from Swansea University, with a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering in 2014 and went on to complete a Master’s degree in Civil Engineering in 2017. Felix developed a strong devotion to Youth Empowerment and giving back to his Community during his time at Swansea University from various leadership roles e.g. Sports Officer and Trustee of Swansea University Students’ Union, Treasurer of 2 societies etc. These experiences gave him an appreciation of how initiatives can significantly impact people’s lives.
Harun Momanyi is a youth empowerment expert, a socioeconomic development journalist and an entrepreneur. He is passionate about the SDGs. Originally from Kenya, Harun currently works as the Head of Kenya with Reform Africa Group, a Pan-African organization focusing on creating solutions to help youth realize meaningful employment and tackle life challenges better. In 2014, he was finalist in the Haller Prize for Development Journalism, became and ambassador for the NUHA Foundation Global Blogging Prize in 2015, a Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 nominee in 2018 and was shortlisted for the BBC World News Service Komla Dumor Award in 2018.
Victor is an Engineer and a problem solver. He is passionate about education and poverty eradication. Victor currently works as Cofounder and facilitator of Tech the girl Child Africa (TGC) an outreach program that seeks to engage over 10,000 girl child, especially in Africa with STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics).
Victor is also serving as Director of sales and marketing at Mingcart, a company he cofounded in 2016 to unify Africa through culture and traditions.
Victor has received a number of prestigious National Merit Scholarship awards for his dedication to education. He hopes see everyone educated someday.
Ezinne is a youth passionate about issues pertaining to inclusive growth, sustainable development, climate change and the enormous transformations taking place in especially in Sub-Saharan Africa. She seeks to earn a doctorate degree in Development Economics and her career goal is to be a development economist in an international development organization.
The COVID-19 Pandemic could disrupt the global efforts to advance a more sustainable and inclusive world.
Now is the time to recommit to those efforts inspired by the Sustainable Development Goals.
Changemakers everywhere are critical to translating the ambitious vision of the SDGs into reality. Global communities such as those sustained by the Global Schools Program are critical to support the collaboration, exchange of ideas, and creativity that are essential to building a better world.
– Ford Foundation Professor of the Practice of International Education,
FERNANDO M. REIMERS
The Global Schools Program, an initiative of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network Youth, is launching the Teachers Advocates program to help schools develop a long-term strategy to implement Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) in their curricula.
Teacher advocates program
This program will provide support to the Global Schools network of
in 70+ countries
The Teachers Advocates Program is a continuum from the Global Schools Pledge, and aims to provide more support after schools commit to implement ESD and create a more structured mechanism of engagement within and between them.
The Teachers Advocates Program will allow Teachers to act as action planners and connectors within the school to ensure the implementation of a school-wide long-term strategy to bring the SDGs, Global Citizenship, and 21st Century Skills within school curriculums and operations.
Receive a free online training;
Receive optional monthly online workshops and conversations on the SDGs and ESD;
Join a network of like-minded teachers working to implement activities and lessons on global issues within their classrooms;
Participate in the forefront of efforts taken by the United Nations, governmental, and civil society in developing and leading a global movement for sustainable development.
Download the Terms of Reference here:
Access a free training course on the SDGs and Global Citizenship Education.
Participate in optional monthly online workshops and conversations on the SDGs, design-thinking, entrepreneurial education, and more.
Receive a certificate after the completion of the Training as well as after the completion of the program.
community of practice
Build professional and personal relationships with high-level stakeholders in civil society, business, government and the United Nations.
Work with a diverse and exceptional group of individuals and educators with a variety of cultural, religious and political backgrounds, committed to sustainable development.
Join a community of 45,000 like-minded teachers in 1,000 schools working to implement activities and lessons on global issues within their classrooms.
Join the Global Schools Program Educators forum to discuss activities and action plans with teachers in 70 countries around the world.
Connect with 850,000 students in classrooms globally.
Making an impact
Act as a leader in your community and help your school establish a long term plan for implementing global citizenship education, including on topics related to climate change, social justice and inequality, sustainability, gender and society, and more.
Ability to serve as a Mentor for future cohorts.
Ability to be at the forefront of efforts taken by the United Nations, governmental and civil society in developing and leading a global movement for sustainable development.
Have a positive impact on your school community and the lives of your students, helping them become more globally minded citizens.
Be employed at any primary or secondary school worldwide, including those outside of the current Global Schools Program network.
Teachers working through fellowship programs at primary and secondary schools (ie Fulbright, Teach for America, UN Volunteers, Peace Corps) are eligible.
Teachers employed at Teacher training colleges, universities, or post-secondary institutions are not eligible.
Possess a high-level of English to complete the Teachers Advocates Training and use the English lesson plans and resources.
Commit at least 5 hours per week for this role.