Education

03.02.2016

The Right Livelihood College

The Right Livelihood College

Disseminating and strengthening wisdoms and skills for a positive future “The Right Livelihood College aims to be five things – a hub, a catalyst, an incubator, a multiplier and an accelerator of links between universities and the work of Right Livelihood Laureates, an interactive link between academics and activists.”… »

30.01.2016

Nepal: ‘The mind is everything. What you think, you become.’

Nepal: ‘The mind is everything. What you think, you become.’

Rojina Bajracharya, a Python developer from Bhaktapur, Nepal, is the first winner of Toptal Scholarships for Female Developers. Python is becoming a widely used general-purpose but high-level computer programming language somewhat akin to C++ or Java. Its merit is code readability; it allows programmers to express concepts in fewer lines… »

14.01.2016

Deprived of School, ‘Future of 24 Million Children in Conflict Zones under Threat’

Deprived of School, ‘Future of 24 Million Children in Conflict Zones under Threat’

  Human Wrongs Watch Nearly 24 million children living in crisis zones in 22 strife-torn countries are being deprived of a school education, threatening their own future and that of their societies, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on 12 January 2016 reported “Children living in countries affected… »

11.01.2016

Africa Focuses on Women Rights, Reaffirms Solidarity with Sahrawi People in Struggle for Self Determination

Africa Focuses on Women Rights, Reaffirms Solidarity with Sahrawi People in Struggle for Self Determination

Human Wrongs Watch The African Union (AU) will hold it 26th Summit from 21st to the 31st January 2016, at the AU Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The theme of the Summit is: “2016: African Year of Human Rights with particular focus on the Rights of Women.”… »

11.01.2016

Copehu: “Rescuing the human character in the act of teaching and learning”

Copehu: “Rescuing the human character in the act of teaching and learning”

Two questions were essential to the call of this fourth meeting: how to rescue the deep meaning of education, in the act of teaching, to each one of us? Is this meaning related to vocation? With that each one can contribute with the expression of a new vision that is… »

28.12.2015

Culture, Education and Human Solidarity

Culture, Education and Human Solidarity

Human Wrongs Watch By John Scales Avery* 29 December 2015 Cultural and educational activities have a small ecological footprint, and therefore are more sustainable than pollution-producing, fossil-fuel-using jobs in industry. Furthermore, since culture and knowledge are shared among all nations, work in culture and education… »

20.12.2015

South Africa: who is putting public school teaching jobs up for sale?

South Africa:  who is putting public school teaching jobs up for sale?

Once again time there are rumours that suggest certain teachers belonging to a particular union are selling teaching posts in public schools. Earlier when such rumours were spread the South African Democratic Teachers Union was the first to deny the allegations,  stating point blank that its members were not involved in such practices. »

21.11.2015

Miracles to order in South Africa churches

Miracles to order in South Africa churches

Johannesburg – The ‘business of God’ is not operating properly in South Africa these days, particularly on the side of the so called ”charismatic churches”, though the other religions are also on line for investigation by the Commission For Rights of Cultural, Religion and Linguistics (CRL). The charismatic churches in the… »

12.11.2015

Local languages vital for China’s resilience

Local languages vital for China’s resilience

HK Magazine reporter Adrienne Chum penned an article titled: So You Think You Know Cantonese? in the October 14 issue this year, which tells of translator and etymologist Dr. Chapman Chen’s book, A Comprehensive Dictionary of Orthodox Cantonese Characters and Phrases. The book explores the history of Cantonese in use today,… »

30.10.2015

Andrea Novotny presents a book about learning for nonviolence

Andrea Novotny presents a book about learning for nonviolence

“Preparing the path for the new times, a humanist regard for learning” is a book written by Andrea Novotny, Kity Goyena and Sabrina Di Tomaso which was presented in the Simon Bolivar Andina University on the 28th of October as part of the month of peace and nonviolence in Quito,… »

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