Join the movement for education reform
Metis is growing a movement of leaders who are changing the face of education. We are searching for a diverse, innovative crew of entrepreneurs, leaders, government officials, and researchers committed to transforming education to join us.
Applications for Metis' Cohort III will open in September!
The 6-month Fellowship supports leaders to drive higher quality education initiatives, by providing:
Communities of Practice kickoff retreat + one Friday a month: workshops, guest speakers, site visits, readings, tools, and resources linked to practical capstone project, that equip Fellows with the mindsets and skills to:
Reimagine Education, learning with and from other Fellows about education innovations in Nairobi and around the world
Design Innovations that improve education quality and learning outcomes
Lead their teams to drive change and sustain long-term impact
1-1 Coaching for 2 hours a month: individualized support to strengthen skills and overcome growth areas (such as strategy, program design, financial modeling, goal setting and execution, impact measurement).
Curated Connections to sources of Talent: potential advisors, team members, vetted service providers (legal, marketing, mental health, etc) and Capital: opportunities for grants and impact investment, with support to pitch and apply.
A curriculum that guides leaders through the METIS Way, a design-thinking approach to innovation in education.
To be eligible for the Metis Fellowship, you must be:
A leader within an existing school or education organization, or an entrepreneur launching a new school, education non-profit, or education business
Committed to ensuring that all children attend schools that help them fulfill their potential, from early childhood, primary, secondary, to vocational and university
Open to learning, accelerating your leadership, and collaborating with other leaders from across Nairobi's education sector
Kenyan based in Nairobi