Source: Teach For Nigeria


First Application Deadline: April 4, 2020.
Second Application Deadline: May 23, 2020.

The Teach For Nigeria Fellowship 2020 program is a 2 year full-time paid commitment in which we place Nigerian graduates and professionals to teach in Nigeria’s under-served schools in low- income communities.
The Teach For Nigeria Fellowship is a transformational leadership program that equips Fellows with transferable leadership skills to effect change beyond the classrooms in the communities we serve.

As a Fellow, you will set targets and work towards ambitious goals that will put your students on a different life path. The experience will not only develop your leadership skills but also give you first-hand exposure to the educational crisis in our country. It will help you develop an awareness of the wider issues relating to educational inequity – and deepen your understanding of their potential solutions.

Teach For Nigeria partner schools are located in three states (Lagos, Ogun and Kaduna State).

For Fellows posted to Lagos state, you will be required to teach in the Junior Secondary School, while Fellows posted to Kaduna and Ogun states will be required to teach in primary schools.

Through the two years Fellows receive ongoing support through a combination of in-person training sessions, leadership forums, as well as online training courses and resources. Additionally, we will build partnerships with key public and private sector entities in order to develop pathways to accelerate alumni leadership in critical areas.

After the two-year program and as an Alumni, you will be supported to use these skills and knowledge to advocate for and lead educational reform in whichever path you choose.


  • Opportunity to be part of a movement that is changing lives and that will change society
  • Extensive leadership development training
  • Intensive teacher training
  • Real responsibility from day one
  • Opportunity to be a part of a global network of change agents from across 52 countries
  • Access to a Mentoring Programme, offering a unique opportunity to achieve professional and personal development
  • Access to professional development and network of supporters
  • Ongoing leadership development, coaching, business training and skills workshops
  • Opportunity to design and implement a social change project
  • You will receive a post graduate diploma in education at the end of the program.
  • A stipend for two years including during the school holidays.


  • Teach For Nigeria does not provide accommodation for Fellows. However, accommodation is provided during the six-week residential training program at the training institute which all prospective Fellows must attend.
  • The Teach For Nigeria team will review the applications of prospective fellows and if successful, the candidates will be invited to write an online test and thereafter attend an assessment day in Lagos and Kaduna. If successful, an offer will be made to join the fellowship.

How to apply:

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