News 2014

15/11/2014New teacher initiative in South Africa

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In Limpopo Province in South Africa, the performance of children at primary school level is low. One important reason for this is the lack of comptence among teachers. Therefore the Roger Federer Foundation started a new teacher training and supervision initiative with the purpose to ...
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30/09/2014Tickets Match for Africa 2

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Exhibition Night on behalf of the Roger Federer Foundation:Tickets for the match between Swiss tennis stars Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka available nowZurich, 30 September 2014 – On Sunday, 21 December 2014, the two most successful Swiss tennis players of all time, Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka, ...
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18/09/2014The Match for Africa 2

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The tennis highlight to finish the season: Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka will play on December 21, 2014 at Zurich's Hallenstadion to benefit the Roger Federer Foundation. Zurich, September 18, 2014 – Shortly before Christmas 2010, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal put on an exciting show for their ...
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11/09/2014Watch volume 8 of our documentary series

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The drive north from Lilongwe requires nerves of steel. It's the rainy season, so the streets can become slippery in just seconds. In the eighth episode of our documentary series "Growing up in Malawi," Janet Kuyeli visits numerous daycare centers in the northern region. The bumpy ride ends ...
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27/08/2014Join us on a fieldtrip to Zambia

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We invite you to accompany the CEO of the Foundation, Janine Händel, on one of her fieldtrips to Zambia, visiting several community schools that are part of our programs. Such a visit includes not only the inspection of the progress made in the classrooms, but long meetings and discussions with the ...
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13/06/2014Know more about the context

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We have posted on our "worth knowing" page under the chapter "research" a link of WIDE (World Inequality Database on Education). This is a very useful tool to know more about inequality in education around the world. The introduced tool gives you the opportunity ...
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19/05/2014Evaluation of the first phase of our ECD initiative in Malawi

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In April 2014 ended the first phase of our ten year initiative in Malawi in order to improve the quality of learly learning in this country. It was for all of us an exciting and intensive time of learning and we are proud to present you the findings of the external evaluation and our plans to go forward. ...
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01/05/2014Additional partner in Zimbabwe

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Zimbabwe is for the Roger Federer Foundation a country of priority. Only a few donors are remaining to fund programs there despite the fact that the humanitarian needs are tremendous. Therefore we are launching a new early childhood care and education initiative in Matabelland North and ...
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21/03/2014Annual Report 2013 at your disposal

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04/03/2014New background information on our homepage

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There is an intensive exchange of ideas about education out there what has led to numerous insights and to a valuable bank of experience. Therefore we added to our homepage a new information chapter where we publish reports, policy papers or other relevant documents of interest ...
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19/01/2014Watch the sixth volume of our documentary series

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It has been two years since the after-school day care center in Mbwetu underwent renovation, and a lot has happened. Thanks to a clever business idea, the center earned additional income to buy spinach and a helping of fresh fish for the children. Nevertheless, drinking water is still a major problem. ...
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09/01/2014Charity Night Roger and Friends in Melbourne

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On January 8 Roger had the huge privilege to play an exhibition match against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the  Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne. Thanks to the unique genorisity of the Australian public more than one million Australian Dollars in favor of the Australian Tennis Foundation and ...
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