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STAR Leadership Academy holds inaugural graduation ceremony

On Saturday 14 December, the STAR Leadership Academy held its inaugural graduation ceremony at its newly built campus in Shawasha Hills, Harare. The graduation ceremony saw 78 students graduate from the Academy after going through a full-year premier leadership programme that immersed them in a world-class leadership curriculum. During the event, individual students were also ...
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Higherlife Foundation partners with the Ministry and British Council to enhance school leadership in Zimbabwe

In recent years there has been an increased recognition that school leadership influences pupils’ learning and achievements, whether directly or indirectly, by supporting teacher development[Leithwood et al.,2008]  This, in turn, has resulted in the growing support of improving school leadership capabilities in today’s world. In Zimbabwe, a gap in school leadership, together with a new ...
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YYAS Concludes 2019 Program in Ghana, Kenya and Zimbabwe

The *Yale Young African Scholars (YYAS) Program recently completed its 2019 academic program for Africa’s talented secondary school students. A highly intensive educational and enrichment program of the Yale Africa Initiative, YYAS seeks to empower African secondary school students who plan to pursue tertiary education and wish to make a meaningful impact as young leaders ...
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Exclusive High Flyers Program holds first leadership boot camp in Harare

On the 14th – 16th of August, forty-five young and highly talented upper sixth Zimbabwean students were part of the first ever High Flyers Bootcamp, held by the High Flyers team in collaboration with the STAR Leadership Academy. The High Flyers Program, established by Higherlife Foundation for its growing scholars and alumni, launched in May ...
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2019 Yale Young African Scholars (YYAS) Program Kicks Off

On July 25, the Yale Young African Scholars (YYAS) program kicks off its 2019 season with sessions in Accra, Ghana; Harare, Zimbabwe; and, for the first time, in Nairobi, Kenya. YYAS brings together African secondary school students for a cost-free, seven-day residential program designed to introduce students to the U.S. university and financial aid application ...
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Higherlife Foundation and Yale Convene Access Network for Education Leaders Across Africa

Funded by the Higherlife Foundation, the 2019 HALI Indaba brought together the HALI Access Network’s 38-member organizations at a conference center situated on the banks of the beautiful Volta River in eastern Ghana from 26-29 April. The organizations, which work with over 2,000 high-achieving, low-income (HALI) high school students per year across 20 African countries, ...
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