21st century education 

I believe that, globally, educators should focus more on the students than themselves. Not that they are not important but the reason why they go to school is to change the mind and heart of the students. 

It is important to be a global minded educator because as an educator, you get a lot of opportunities to travel all around the world and inspire other educators and students across the globe. 

You can’t afford to struggle solving educational inequalities because through the teaching and learning your heart and mind is changed. The love of the children will result to the love of your profession and you will understand that as a teacher you are not there as an expert or dictator but an instructor. 

Kevin Baloyi leading a workshop at an EdTech Summit
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Author: Kevin Baloyi

Kevin Baloyi was born and bred in Alexandra Township, Johannesburg, South Africa. After graduating from the LEAP Science and Maths School and following a gap year, Kevin joined the Future Leaders Program in 2014 with plans to become a teacher. He is currently working at LEAP in Johannesburg as a student teacher and is a student at the University of South Africa studying for his Bachelors of Education. Kevin was part of a select group of teachers-in-training who traveled to the U.S. in 2016 as a part of a Global Teachers Institute and Teach WIth Africa exchange program studying schools and programs in California. Kevin is passionate about Education and Technology and has taught himself many technology strategies that he plans to incorporate in his teaching. Kevin presented at the AXIS Summit in July 2016, about the importance of the objectives concerning the lesson plan. He was also part of the EdTech Summit Africa in 2016 as a presenter, talking about the Millennial Generation and Game-Based Learning. He recently started a production business, designing logos as well as taking and editing videos.

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