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

#TeacherTuesday: Teaching in Honduras

Posted on Mar 4, 2014

This post is the second of a series of ten impressions called #TeacherTuesday launched & executed in collaboration with UNESCO An educational impression of Honduras by Aldo de Pape 2014 has been declared as the ‘Year of Inclusion’ by the Honduran government. In this post we aim to explain what ‘inclusion’ in education exactly means […]

Skills to Succeed Grant for TeachPitch

Posted on Mar 3, 2014

AsWeGrow is very happy to have received a Skills to Succeed Grant from the management consultancy, technology services and outsourcing company Accenture. It is the third Accenture grant that AsWeGrow has been honored to receive. It was awarded similar grants in 2012 and 2013. The company’s financial support for this year will be used for […]

#TeacherTuesday: Teaching in Malawi

Posted on Feb 25, 2014

This post is the first of a series of ten impressions called #TeacherTuesday launched  & executed in collaboration with UNESCO. An educational impression of Malawi by Aldo de Pape & Rosalia Arteaga In many conversations about education the word ‘classroom’ takes our imagination out for a stroll. It is a recurring topic of discussion and theories […]

Why Mathematics Matters

Posted on Feb 20, 2014

This post was also published on the blog of MathsDoctor.tv Guest post by Aldo de Pape of AsWeGrow AsWeGrow is very happy to announce its partnership with the online mathematics tutoring company Maths Doctor. A recent article in The Economist speaks about the role of mathematics in today’s society – why it is important and […]


Posted on Feb 18, 2014

By Aldo de Pape AsWeGrow is very happy and honored to be participating with EFA report/UNESCO in a ten week blog series called #TeacherTuesday. In honor of the recent launch of the EFA Global Monitoring Report 2013, that speaks exclusively about the role of the teacher in improving the quality of education, we will post 10 […]

Teaching Teachers will resolve Educational Crisis!

Posted on Jan 29, 2014

By Rosalia Arteaga Serrano & Aldo de Pape  The educational crisis as a result of the worldwide shortage of quality teachers is massive and creates an annually recurring deficit of $129 billion per year as will be revealed in Ethiopia today. UNESCO’s Teaching & Learning report, emphasizes that learning outcomes cannot be improved without investing in teaching […]

Progress in Education: A New “Didacta Magna” for the Millenium?

Posted on Jan 6, 2014

By Leila de Pape (@leelooshn) In 1657, Comenius provided us a first draft of what a school system should teach us in his work Didacta Magna. About 350 years later, in 2006 European countries finally agreed on what their educational system should provide in developing a framework of “European key competences”. Following this, all schools […]

A Song for Girl’s Education

Posted on Jul 22, 2013

Visiting the schools of Kenya was an experience we are not likely to forget. In the coming weeks you will be able to read several blog posts about our journey through this amazing country and its educational system. In this post we have attempted to describe what it is like for a girl in Kenya […]

‘Talking to Teachers’ – AsWeGrow Publication in Fidal Magazine

Posted on Jun 22, 2013

 This short article was translated into Spanish and published in the March edition of Fidal Magazine affiliated with the Latin American organisation Fundacion Fidal. Building Classrooms for Quality Education AsWeGrow builds and rebuilds classrooms within existing schools so all children can receive the education they deserve. Education is a word spoken and heard by many people […]

Teachers Wanted!

Posted on May 31, 2013

AsWeGrow is looking to interview teachers.  Quality education in the classroom starts with them – which is why it is crucial to have their input! Currently we are very busy building our Teach Program and for this we are looking for feedback from the tigers who make school-life a reality, tirelessly trying to give all […]