Education

03.03.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

South Africa: plight of creches in rural areas

South Africa: plight of creches in rural areas

South Africa – Early Child Development sector is an important income earning sector in South Africa, particularly to those rural women who are zero rated. These are women who live in townships and rural villages earning a living by raising children from birth to 5 years in their own home-style … »

25.02.2015 Robert Burrowes

Why Do We Fear Challenging Authority?

Why Do We Fear Challenging Authority?

Have you ever noticed your own inclination, or that of other people, to believe what you/they are told by someone seen to be in authority? For example, did you know that there is overwhelming scientific evidence that the 911 destruction of the World Trade Center buildings 5, 6 and 7 … »

22.02.2015 Human Wrongs Watch

Mother Language Day: The Role of Native Tongue in Education

Mother Language Day: The Role of Native Tongue in Education

Human Wrongs Watch Mother tongue education is not only a force for quality learning, it is also essential to bolster multilingualism and respect for linguistic and cultural diversity at a time when societies are transforming quickly and many languages are under threat, the United Nations agency mandated with … »

14.02.2015 Human Wrongs Watch

Yemen: 900,000 Children Malnourished

Yemen: 900,000 Children Malnourished

Human Wrongs Watch Geneva — The political and economic crisis engulfing Yemen is having a dangerous impact on the country’s youths, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on , 13 February 2015 said as it warned that increasing numbers of children are suffering from malnourishment while fewer are attending … »

29.01.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

Philippines: Promoting a Life of Non-Violence

Philippines: Promoting a Life of Non-Violence

Press release: Komunidad Para Sa Tao the Community for Human Development Out of more than 500 organizations/individuals that submitted their proposals to the Psychological Association of the Philippines, Edmongino Camacho of the Medical City and The Community for Human Development, was among those chosen to present a paper … »

12.01.2015 Iván Novotny

A generation seeks to transform education paradigms

A generation seeks to transform education paradigms

At times the wind blows strongly in Punta de Vacas. In every blast the harmony shared between the educators who had come to attend the Third International Gathering “Towards Humanising Education” grew stronger. That strength of the Andean winds that descend from Aconcagua drove the projects that grew from aspirations … »

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