Why AsWeGrow?

Our Blueprint

Quality education in the classroom starts with the teacher (Teach).

Quality education only works with good learning material (Learn).

Quality education needs to be supported outside of the classroom (Eat).

Our History

The organisation was founded on July 27th, 2012 in the United Kingdom.

Even though it is still very young in Great Britain, it builds on insights and experiences gained through Stichting Angels ...learn more

Global Aid To Education Down 10% Since 2010

Posted on Jun 11, 2014

A press release from UNESCO on why we need to act now to resolve the educational crisis causing 57 million children to still be out of school.  Aid to education is seriously declining: it fell by just over 6% between 2010 and 2011, and a further 3% in 2012. Basic education – which enables children to […]

“#TeacherTuesday” Makes Teachers’ Voices Heard Around the World

Posted on May 13, 2014

By Kate Redman, Communications and Advocacy Specialist at EFA Report/ UNESCO Teacher Tuesday is the name of a social media campaign that caught the imagination of teachers and students around the world from February to April 2014. The campaign was started by the team behind the Education for All Global Monitoring Report, the major annual survey […]

#TeacherTuesday – Teaching in Indonesia

Posted on May 6, 2014

An educational impression of Indonesia by Aldo de Pape This week is the Global Action Week on Education and Disability – UNESCO and its #TeacherTuesday bloggers, use this period to look into how inclusive schools in Indonesia are in the education of disabled pupils. An estimated 1 billion people live with a disability – comprising […]

#TeacherTuesday – Teaching in South Africa

Posted on Apr 22, 2014

An educational impression of South Africa by Aldo de Pape Africa has been the topic of multiple blog-posts throughout this #TeacherTuesday series.  A first introduction to the educational growth of this continent was done in Malawi, a country that copes with a chronic shortage in skilled teachers.  The second time around we took you to Kenya and more […]

#TeacherTuesday – Teaching in Australia

Posted on Apr 15, 2014

An educational impression of Australia by Aldo de Pape A previous blog in this series of ten was devoted to the importance of speaking multiple languages in teaching children and the potential effects this could have on their learning outcomes. In this week’s post UNESCO #TeacherTuesday bloggers aim to take a closer look at how […]

#TeacherTuesday: Teaching in Bangladesh

Posted on Apr 8, 2014

An educational impression of  EdTech in Bangladesh by Aldo de Pape Educational technology (also known as EdTech) is a hot topic. It has a certain mystical quality around it that lots of people want to be part of.  This is noticeable from the many new technology initiatives out there that aim to make an educational difference for […]

#TeacherTuesday: Teaching in The Netherlands

Posted on Apr 1, 2014

An educational impression of The Netherlands by Aldo de Pape A recent report launched by UNESCO reveals that the quality of education in this world is at its highest in The Netherlands. Yet Dutch educators are not celebrating and still see lots of room for improvement. UNESCO investigated among children of a primary school age […]

#TeacherTuesday: Teaching in Kenya

Posted on Mar 25, 2014

This is the fifth of a series of ten impressions, launched and executed in collaboration with UNESCO.  An educational impression of Kibera by Aldo de Pape Kenya is a country with enormous potential. It has been deemed as one of the fastest growing African nations on many levels. Whether it is through the growth of […]

#TeacherTuesday: Teaching in a Syrian Refugee Camp

Posted on Mar 18, 2014

This is the fourth of a series of ten educational impressions launched & executed in collaboration with UNESCO. An educational impression of Syria by Aldo de Pape One of the aims of this #TeacherTuesday campaign is to use the voice of teachers to highlight the many obstacles that can prevent a child from receiving a […]

#TeacherTuesday: Teaching in Afghanistan

Posted on Mar 11, 2014

This post is the third of a series of ten educational impressions launched & executed in collaboration with UNESCO. An educational impression of Afghanistan by Aldo de Pape Last Saturday, March 8th 2014, the world celebrated International Women’s Day. It was inspiring to witness all the initiatives celebrating the role of women in society – […]