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31.05.2016 Pressenza Hong Kong

Let’s not burst our only balloon

Let’s not burst our only balloon

If you start pumping air into a balloon, you should expect that eventually it will burst. Each balloon has specific limits to absorb air. Our world is like a balloon. Surprisingly, we are pumping air into it but not expecting any incident of bursting. We are told that it will… »

29.05.2016 Pressenza London

WAS-NS school teachers at the Knesset

WAS-NS school teachers at the Knesset

WAS-NS School teachers visit Israel’s parliament, the Knesset, speak in a meeting on hate crimes and attend a plenary discussion on improvement in the status of Arabic language in schools By Neve Shalom -Wāħat al-Salām* (Oasis Of Peace)  Thursday 26 May 2016 On Tuesday, November 24 the Knesset marked… »

25.05.2016 Pressenza London

Young People – The Model doesn’t fit any more

Young People – The Model doesn’t fit any more

By Mary Bolinbroke for Occupy London We live in a society that has spent many decades establishing a culture of pressures and materialistic milestones to push our kids into their future. Democracy built around corporations has neatly set up guidelines for our lives. Young people are now… »

14.04.2016 Pressenza Hong Kong

Occupy London Tours

Occupy London Tours

Let the sunlight in: uncover the big issues this Spring with Occupy London Tours Finally Spring’s arrived – and what better time for some political spring-cleaning! Join us on an Occupy London Tour and prise open those murky corners of UK politics and its economic elite to let a bit… »

31.03.2016 Nava J. Thakuria

An Indian author’s love for the mother tongue

An Indian author’s love for the mother tongue

Guwahati: Celebrated Kannada writer Santeshivara Lingannaiah Bhyrappa, who is widely regarded as one of modern India’s foremost novelists, opines that children in schools across India should be taught in their mother tongue. Professor Bhyrappa, who was recently at Guwahati Press Club for an interaction programme, however also emphasized the learning… »

29.03.2016 Tony Henderson

Bikes to enhance high school education for girls in Lahore

Bikes to enhance high school education for girls in Lahore

As long ago as 2006, the government of the Indian state of Bihar introduced an innovative programme that aimed to improve school access and reduce the gender gap in secondary school enrollment by providing girls who continued to secondary school with a bicycle. Over the years, using data from household surveys,… »

14.03.2016 Palestine News Network

Palestinian wins best teacher in the world

Palestinian wins best teacher in the world

On Sunday night, the Palestinian teacher Hanan Al-Hroub won the one million dollar Global Teacher Prize amongst ten teachers nominated from all over the world. About a month ago, the prize, organized by the Varkey Foundation, has chosen ten finalists from countries all over the world including Kenya, India, Pakistan,… »

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