Hegg Hoffet Fund for Displaced Women Graduates

by Graduate Women International (GWI), (formerly International Federation of University Women)
Hegg Hoffet Fund for Displaced Women Graduates

Project Report | Aug 23, 2017
GWI Supports Displaced Women Graduates

By Stacy Dry Lara | GWI Executive Director

Graduate Women International is please to share that, through donations to our Hegg-Hoffet program, we recently funded a Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) course for a woman displaced in South Africa.

The PGCE is a one-year qualification to train graduates who wish to become school teachers. GWI is pleased to support the PGCE because it provides training for the initial professional qualification of teachers and also trains other specialists to become qualified educators. The development of teachers is receiving high priority in South Africa, especially among disadvantaged communities. The PGCE is the only qualification that provides professional registration with the South African Council for Educators (SACE) for graduates with degrees other than the Bachelor of Education. The funding of this recent Hegg-Hoffet grant will produce additional women teachers who will help to decrease the barriers girls face when trying to get an education.

This award was especially valuable because the PGCE is not offered by distance-learning or by correspondence.

Hegg Hoffet Fund for Displaced Women Graduates offers displaced women graduates:

  • refresher courses enabling re-entry into professional fields
  • training courses leading to other employment
  • language training
  • other courses to assist with integration into the new country

With the help from GlobalGiving donors, GWI can help other displaced women gratudates. Please join us today.

Links:


Attachments: Share on Twitter Share on Facebook

About Project Reports

Project reports on GlobalGiving are posted directly to globalgiving.org by Project Leaders as they are completed, generally every 3-4 months. To protect the integrity of these documents, GlobalGiving does not alter them; therefore you may find some language or formatting issues.

If you donate to this project or have donated to this project, you can recieve an email when this project posts a report. You can also subscribe for reports without donating.

Sign up for updates

Project Leader:
Stacy Dry Lara
Versoix , Switzerland

Funded Project!

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.
   
Find a Project

Learn more about GlobalGiving

Teenage Science Students
Vetting +
Due Diligence

Snorkeler
Our
Impact

Woman Holding a Gift Card
Give
Gift Cards

Young Girl with a Bicycle
GlobalGiving
Guarantee

Get incredible stories, promotions, and matching offers in your inbox

WARNING: Javascript is currently disabled or is not available in your browser. GlobalGiving makes extensive use of Javascript and will not function properly with Javascript disabled. Please enable Javascript and refresh this page.