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2019 Global Scholars Program Welcomes Young Leaders from 20 Countries

Now in its ninth season of delivering a transformative experiential learning experience in self-awareness, service learning and social impact to scholars across the globe, the ALA Global Scholars Program is much more than just a holiday program. This year, we welcome more than 150 young leaders from 20 countries to participate in five distinct GSP sessions between June 24th and August 15th.

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Meet Colette Campbell: ALA’s Catalyst Term Student, 2018

In April 2015, African Leadership Academy launched its Catalyst Term program, offering an opportunity to extend its global offerings to a select group of students from abroad. Meet Colette Campbell,…

Team teaching, the ALA way: How our holiday camps and Educator Program brings staff and alumni together

Welcome to the second in our two-part series on GSP’s Educator Program, an essential component of African Leadership Academy’s Global Summer Program, which sees educators from around the world team…

ALA’s holiday Educator Program: Teachers from the World’s Leading Schools Share What They Have Gained

African Leadership Academy’s Global Scholars Program is facilitated by a team made up of educators from around the world, members of ALA’s Entrepreneurial Leadership faculty, and ALA alumni. This combination…

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What Leadership Means to Me: ALA’s holiday program students reflect on Mandela’s Centenary

  ‘The youth of today are the leaders of tomorrow.’ – Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (1918-2013) Anti-apartheid revolutionary, political leader, philanthropist Holiday camps hold numerous benefits for youth: most promote physical activity, encourage…

Exploring Africa on a Student Budget

“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” St Augustine Many young people put off travelling, thinking that they will get around to…

Global Learning and ALA: The Power of Experiential Education

Education is a social process. Education is growth. Education is not a preparation for life; education is life itself. – John Dewey ­If John Dewey, American education reformer and “grandfather”…

ALA welcomes 130 young leaders for 2015 GSP

One hundred and thirty young leaders from all over the world have been immersing themselves in the study and practice of Entrepreneurial Leadership at the 2015 Global Scholars Program (GSP)….

ALA WELCOMES INTERNATIONAL EDUCATORS FOR GSP 2015

African Leadership Academy (ALA) is delighted to announce the third cohort of candidates for its Entrepreneurial Leadership Educator Certificate. From nearly 200 applications only 36 have been selected to take…

Global Scholars Program 2012

This year’s Global Scholars Program was held at the African Leadership Academy’s campus from 15 July through August 4. The purpose of GSP is to introduce the participants to the core Leadership,…