We Need Almost 70 Million More Teachers By 2030
Without qualified and motivated teachers, children stand little chance of realizing their potential. Unfortunately, there are massive shortages of qualified and competent teachers across the world, especially in sub Saharan Africa.
Our mission is to build a critical mass of highly trained and enterprising education changemakers who will lead grassroots improvement within their communities.
We combine 1-on-1 support with scalable forms of elearning technology to create an impact that’s holistic yet scaleable. It’s a modern solution to long standing problems and it’s one that’s been recognized by the likes of UNICEF and Global Citizen.
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The single greatest effect on student achievement is not race, it is not poverty – it is the effectiveness of the teacher.
Modern solutions to long standing challenges
Our programs are built on what’s always made a great teacher, amplified by modern tools. By blending scalable digital solutions with community-based leadership, we’re tackling the teacher gap at scale never before attempted.
A Global Mission, Close to Home
1 Million Teachers was founded when Hakeem Subair couldn’t find suitable education options for his family. Today, we’re a globally recognized programming partner, dedicated to creating enough high quality teachers to ensure all children can access a proper education.
Following the sponsorship of 100 teachers in Nigeria in 2018 under the 1MT Blackbelt program, we...
One Million Teachers (1MT), a Canadian educational technology startup, has signed a partnership agreement with Sterling Bank Nigeria to kick off a training programme for teachers in Nigeria.
The Faculty of Education at Queen’s University formalizes its partnership with 1 Million Teachers by signing a partnership agreement in September. 1 Million Teachers (1MT) is a startup created by Hakeem Subair, a graduate of the Master of Innovation and Entrepreneurship program at the Smith School of Business.