Learning Why High-Quality Teachers Are Key for a Country's Development

Speaker: Anseye Pou Ayiti

Anseye Pou Ayiti aims to tackle the Haitian education system, which faces both access and quality challenges, by recruiting and training high-quality Haitian teachers for existing schools. Its goal is to raise education outcomes in disadvantaged areas of Haiti so that new generations of children can contribute to the society’s development.

An educator trained by Anseye Pou Ayiti teaches a class. Photo courtesy of Anseye Pou Ayiti.

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About This Speaker

Key Info about the Speaker

Name: Anseye Pou Ayiti
Type: Nonprofit
Founded in: 2014
Headquarters: Delmas, Haiti
Operates in: Haiti

Watch This Video

Paul, Nedgine (Co-founder and Director of Anseye Pou Ayiti). "Anseye Pou Ayiti: How Are University Graduates from Cities Going to Have Impact in Rural Classrooms?" YouTube video. Posted by Anseye Pou Ayiti, January 2015.

Who Will Be Your Interlocutor?

Name: Pierre Fenel
Title: Director of Training & Support at Anseye Pou Ayiti
More: M.A., Teacher Training & Professional Development, SIT Graduate Institute, Brattleboro, Vermont, USA, 2005; Language Professor at State University of Haiti, Port-au-Prince, 2005–present.


Learning Goals of the Videoconference

  • Explain how poverty is responsible for low level of education in developing countries through the example of Haiti’s rural communities.
  • Explain the pivotal role of education in a country’s long-term development.
  • Explain how education quality depends on how a school system is able to recruit and train high-quality teachers.
  • Analyse the factors of gender-based inequalities in education and examine strategies to encourage girls’ schooling in developing countries.
  • Identify the objectives, key programs, and accomplishments of an educational nonprofit whose mission is to recruit and train high-quality teachers for schools in disadvantaged areas.
  • Identify skills and strategies required to create effective change for an educational issue through social innovation.

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