Launched by Discovery Communications in 1997, Discovery Learning Alliance is opening new doors to education in 16 countries, reaching millions through schools and millions more through broadcast television and mass media initiatives in the developing world. Leveraging Discovery’s world-class programming and education expertise, DLA extends Discovery Communications’ mission to help people satisfy their curiosity.

Discovery Learning Alliance uses the power of media to transform education and improve lives in under-resourced schools and communities around the world.

Meet Our Board

They’re on the front lines of learning – the principals, teachers, parents and community members that make learning come to life by organizing afterschool clubs, leading dynamic classroom lessons, hostimg movie screenings, and so much more. Here are a few of the awesome educators making a difference around the world.

“Being a science educator with not enough resources – such as laboratories where learners can see or make experiments – is not easy, but the DVDs came as a solution.”

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Henry Prempeh teaches at Asem Mixed Experimental Junior High School in Kumasi Ghana.

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“I’ve worked for nine years in municipal schools. I’ve also taught theater and produced children’s plays. I have used videos in class on a weekly basis.”

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“I used to think that a good teacher is one who stands in the front of the class and delivers information in a serious tone. I used to teach without smiling. It’s opposite now … things are better.”

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We’re looking at the big picture – long term, sustainable education interventions that can change lives and entire communities – and we’re working with a group of amazing partners and supporters that make it possible.