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Worldfund and Google: a partnership to train leaders of LISTO program

A new step in a great partnership: this week the staff from Worldfund’s LISTO program started training at Google Mexico for certification in Google Suite for Education. This training will go on for six weeks and will focus on digital solutions and platforms of content distribution. “Technology has brought a lot of positive changes related…
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Our hearts and minds are in Mexico: staff, educators, students

A 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit Mexico last Tuesday, in the anniversary of another devastating quake, in 1985. The epicenter was about 93 miles southeast of Mexico City, in the populous state of Puebla. The extent of the damage and people’s injuries are growing each day. More than 250 people have been reported dead so far.…
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STEM Brasil ends phase 1 in Rio: Phase 2 is on its way

Congratulations to the partners of STEM Brasil in Rio de Janeiro! In August 17th, in an event held by the Secretaria de Educacao (Seduc-RJ), teachers and students got together to share experiences and to celebrate the positive feedback at the end of the program’s first phase, in 27 schools. The new program has started in…
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IAPE Trainers Corps 2017 program has begun

After a two-day intensive orientation class in Mexico City, English teachers from Mexico went to Dartmouth College, where they were housed in residence halls at Dartmouth College. Participants were introduced to dynamic language teaching techniques pioneered by world-renown language professor John A. Rassias, the creator of Rassias Method. The program The IAPE English Trainers Corps…
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Worldfund Award Dinner celebrates results of 2017

Over the last 15 years, Worldfund has become an influential international network of committed global citizens who believe in the power of education. On June 8th we were proud to share our accomplishments at the 2017 Education Leadership Award Dinner: 8,000 educators and nearly 4.4 million students impacted by our three programs: IAPE, LISTO and…
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Partners from Maitri Trust visit LISTO schools in Mexico

The LISTO team at Tehuacán, Puebla, was honored with the visit from Jo Davies and Luke Aspinall, our friends and partners from the Maitri Trust. The three-day agenda in Mexico included program and staff meetings, indidividual meetings with board members and also a visit to a LISTO training. Jo Davies began working with Maitri in 2009…
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STEM Brasil Director speaks at independent games festival

Marcos Paim, STEM Brasil‘s Director and Worldfund’s Head of Technology, was a guest speaker at BIG Festival – International Developers Conference & Games Exhibition on July 1st in São Paulo, Brazil. BIG is the largest independent games festival in Latin America. Marcos Paim was part of the panel ‘BIG Impact: Building the Play – Learning Maker’. Among all the…
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SEP and Worldfund host Congress in Puebla

In order to guarantee the quality of English language teaching and offer better opportunities for professional development, teachers and school principals participate in the First Educational Congress in Puebla. It is an initiative jointly promoted by the Secretariat of Public Education (SEP) of Mexico and Worldfund to strengthen the relationship between English teachers in Puebla and,…
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