This issue of OnPractice is taking a slightly different format than normal as we hear from one of our school leaders in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Heritier Fima will share with us his perspective on what Transformational Education looks like. A complete transcript (in English) can be found after the video. I want […]
The child had already developed a lack of trust in others.
“They want reform. They want change. They need jobs, education and so on. It’s very basic living issues that are driving the unrest,” said TeachBeyond President George Durance about the rioting in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Civil unrest began in early October when DRC President Joseph Kabila postponed elections for two years. George was interviewed on Mission Network […]
A reproducible model for transformational education is developing in central Africa with assistance from TeachBeyond consultants.
FATEB Kinshasa Academy, our partner school in the Democratic Republic of Congo, finished its first year of Kindergarten class with a school celebration thanking the Lord for the great opportunity to transform the lives of students and parents. FKA will be adding a first-grade class in September and teachers hope to welcome many new students. […]
In the midst of being who God made us to be, we were light to a heart that needed tending and we ministered simply by our actions.
I have had more faith conversations this term than I have the last two years combined. Even better, students are impacting their peers!
“I was encouraged to see our little school, three months old, being ‘transformational’,” said Tammy Peters, one of TeachBeyond’s teacher-trainers working in Africa. “They are sharing God’s light and making a contribution to the needy educational communities right around the corner from them.” FATEB Kinshasa Academy in the Democratic Republic of Congo recently was the […]
Nine kindergarten students run into the brightly painted classroom, eager to begin another day of learning. Teachers who will pray for and with them warmly greet them.
From a teacher in West Africa: A group of us foreign teachers played a soccer match against some of our school’s national staff. The majority of our national workers are from a Muslim background, so it was an awesome time to show unity and God’s love. What an opportunity to begin making friends. Along […]