Education

26.08.2019

Migrants Deserve Better

Migrants Deserve Better

By Nan Frydland Adult Education is the guise under which the U.S. government ostensibly provides migrants with the knowledge and instruction needed for integration into this society. Education, of course, is key, but what kind of education is required to facilitate acquiring the skills and competencies necessary to succeed in… »

07.07.2019

Kenyan Universities Aim to Be “Greenest in the World”

Kenyan Universities Aim to Be “Greenest in the World”

In Kenya, over 70 universities are being called on by the UN Environment Programme and the Kenyan Government to work together and transform their campuses to be the “greenest in the world”. This comes as Strathmore University in Nairobi has put in place one of the greenest campuses in Africa… »

26.06.2019

Chile: [President of Teachers Union] Mario Aguilar and 38 other teachers demonstrating peacefully arrested

Chile: [President of Teachers Union] Mario Aguilar and 38 other teachers demonstrating peacefully arrested

The Chilean Carabineros dissolved and repressed the teachers who were demonstrating in front of the Government Palace, in a peaceful manner headed by the President of the Union Mario Aguilar. For a year, all of Chile’s teachers debated, analysed and ended up resolving a 12-point petition that has led them… »

02.06.2019

30M in Brazil: second tsunami for education in two weeks

30M in Brazil: second tsunami for education in two weeks

By RBA/Reportage by Felipe Mascari and Rodrigo Gomes/ Translation by Pressenza London Photos Mídia Ninja, Jonas Santos Mídia NINJA, Leandro Medeiros Students NINJA, Cassiano Marquez Mídia NINJA São Paulo, Rio and Belo Horizonte had the largest mobilisations. “They shook the anthill and this is what it turned out to… »

13.05.2019

IV Latin American Humanist Forum 2019: day 2

IV Latin American Humanist Forum 2019: day 2

IV Latin American Humanist Forum 2019 Building Convergence “The aim of the Humanist Forum is to study and establish a position on the global problems of today’s world. From that point of view, it is a cultural organisation in a broad sense that is concerned with structurally relating the… »

11.05.2019

The IV Latin American Humanist Forum began today in Santiago de Chile

The IV Latin American Humanist Forum began today in Santiago de Chile

The Latin American Humanist Forum is an instrument of information, exchange and discussion among people and institutions belonging to the most diverse cultures of Latin America. It is a permanent activity, so that all relevant information circulates immediately among its members. It will be held in Chile on May 10,… »

10.05.2019

What should British universities do about benefits received from past wrongs?

What should British universities do about benefits received from past wrongs?

Steven Greer, University of Bristol for The Conversation The University of Cambridge has embarked on a project to discover how it may have contributed to, and benefited financially from, slavery. This venture follows hot on the heels of a similar investigation at University College London, and a… »

21.04.2019

“We want to show it is possible to change towards another way of life without violence or discrimination”, Carlos Crespo

“We want to show it is possible to change towards another way of life without violence or discrimination”, Carlos Crespo

We interviewed the Ecuadorian academic based in Peru, Carlos Crespo, in his capacity as coordinator of the Network of Humanist Educators that has been working in the context of the next IV Latin American Humanist Forum, in order to know what they have been doing, since when this process exists… »

20.04.2019

2ª Human chain of school children for Peace and Nonviolence – A Coruña

2ª Human chain of school children for Peace and Nonviolence – A Coruña

3,500 children from 8 schools in the city of A Coruña, will be participating on 26/04/19 along the Paseo Marítimo, between two symbols of the city, the Millennium obelisk to the Tower of Hercules. Human chains symbolize an act of human expression, carrying out a combined act between numerous boys… »

15.01.2019

Ten Reasons to Support the LA Teachers

Ten Reasons to Support the LA Teachers

By Danny Katch MORE THAN 33,000 members of United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA) are on strike today, shutting down the country’s second-largest school district which serves almost half a million students. Educators are demanding that the Los Angeles United School District (LAUSD) fund schools that working-class students deserve — including… »

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