The Fellowship

Start your transformative leadership journey with the Fellowship as your foundation towards creating long-term systemic change in education.

Your Impact Career Starts Here

This Fellowship is the foundation for your impact career towards the future leadership roles and social impact opportunities.

Leadership Development and Professional Growth

You will be provided with training, coaching , externship opportunities, project support and learning resources to further develop your leadership skills during the 2 years.

Transform Education In The Long Run

Be exposed to various perspectives and approaches to tackling education inequity, which can potentially spark new ideas for impact initiatives.

School-Level System Impact

Collaborate with school teachers and the community to understand roots of education inequity.

Access A Global Alumni Network

Access international learning exchanges, graduate school opportunities, connect and collaborate beyond the duration of the Fellowship as a Teach For All and Teach For Malaysia Alumni.

Shared Purpose

Work alongside highly passionate and like-minded individuals from diverse backgrounds championing the same vision and mission.

Community Engagement

Collaborate with the community to co-create, plan and implement initiatives based on their needs. Engage with stakeholders in different professional setting and build connections in advocating for the community’s needs.

Your Fellowship Journey

Building leaders, shape our future.

Eligibility Criteria

Fellows under the Teaching Partner Pathway are employed by Teach For Malaysia for a duration of two (2) years, and placed in high-need schools around Malaysia. Fellows under this pathway have the opportunity to collaborate with existing teachers (a.k.a. Guru Hos/ Host Teachers) to enhance classroom environment & outcomes for students with varying backgrounds and learning capabilities.

Throughout the 2 years, Fellows will spend 50% of their time focused on classroom teaching, 30% on community engagement projects, and 20% on personal & professional development with Teach For Malaysia.

To be eligible to join the Fellowship, you must:

  • Be a Malaysian citizen below 40 years old
  • Hold an accredited Bachelor’s degree in any discipline
  • Have strong verbal and written English and Bahasa
  • Be a graduate from a local or overseas university
  • Have a strong academic track record
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Unlock Your Leadership Potential 

Acquire these transferable leadership skills throughout your Fellowship journey. Apply them in a real-world setting and hone your unique leadership style as you make a meaningful impact. 

Communication Skills

Hone your communication skills by interacting with various people. Learn and apply non-verbal skills such as active listening and body language recognition.


Tackle any problems with ‘out of the box’ solutions. Look at problems with various perspectives and determine the best ways to overcome them.


 Learn to thrive outside of your comfort zones. Adapt to new environments quickly. Develop a lifelong learning mentality, and learn to adapt to just about anything.

Cultural Awareness and Empathy

Understanding different cultures is crucial especially in Malaysia is crucial. Build up cultural awareness and empathy to work better and be recognized as an respected leader.

Conflict Management

Manage conflicts efficiently and realign everyone’s energy towards the main objective. Build stronger bonds and understanding with every resolved conflict.

What Our Fellows Say

Meet Our Fellows!

The backbone of our movement.

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Learn More About Fellowship

We invite everyone who is passionate about education to join our national community of leaders. 

How To Apply

Learn more about our application process

The Fellowship Journey and Beyond

Learn more about the Fellowship’s leader development framework, what being a full-time teacher entails and an overview of our Alumni network

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Fellowship FAQ

Find out answers to frequently asked questions about the Fellowship

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