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How To Motivate 60 Million Teachers

The nonprofit group STIR Education sees the existing teacher force as the solution, not the obstacle, to improving learning in the developing world.
Source: Cristina Spano for NPR

"I was talking to a secondary teacher in Uganda," Sharath Jeevan tells me when I ask about his organization's impact. "I asked her: What's the biggest change you've seen in two months? She said, 'I stopped beating my [students]. I know now how to engage kids in a much more constructive, positive way.' "

Jeevan is the founder and CEO

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