Education

Digital technology and education: social necessity or business as usual?

Before attempting to provide a response to the question posed about what could be a possible digitalisation agenda to guarantee the Human Right to education, and to enter into the specific subject of the relationship between digital technologies and education,…

Urgent appeal to protect education in emergencies

Conflicts, climate and environmental disasters and public health emergencies have a devastating impact on the right to education for millions of people. Before the COVID-19 pandemic, the challenges to fulfilling the human right to education were already enormous, with an…

EDUHRED’s new Agora on education as the basis of a nonviolent community, with Anabella Coiro

Humanist Educators in Network (EDUHRED) presents its Agora with Anabella Coiro, on education as a basis for building a community based on nonviolence. It will take place next Sunday, April 24, at 12 pm in Argentina. For those who do…

Remember RUDN University

In an insightful long-ranging conversation, the newly appointed Rector of the RUDN University (Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia), Oleg Yastrebov, discusses the latest developments, educational reforms, students’ enrollment as well as cultural diversity in his multinational university. By Kester Kenn…

The fallacy of information

The information fallacy consists of believing that, if we provide people with truthful, objective and undistorted information, they will be able to digest and act rationally with respect to it. Nothing could be further from the truth. The fallacy of…

A Minister of Education who focuses on school coexistence

Immediately afterwards the 2010 earthquake, at Fundación Semilla we took on the task of supporting schools in the devastated area of the O’Higgins Region, through Post Traumatic Stress Containment programmes. Soon after, we realised that the stress was caused by…

Participation is the new coexistence in Chile

Since the return to classes a few weeks ago, we have seen through the media and social networks various acts of violence in educational establishments and in different parts of the country. The big difference is not the aggressions, but…

PDT: It doesn’t make a difference where you are born or where you study.

On 11 January, the results of the Transition Test (PDT), the instrument used in Chile to determine university entrance, were released and, once again, it is clear that it doesn’t matter where you are born or where you study. So…

I will never kill another person! I believe it is wrong – Yurii Sheliazhenko Ukrainian peace activist talks to young students

The following text is taken from the last of part of the video of Yurii Sheliazhenko “Don’t lie like Boris Johnson!” My name is Yurii Sheliazhenko and I am a Ukrainian peace activist. I live in Kyiv the capital of…

Face 2 Face with Dr. Saundra Yancy McGuire

LIVE SHOW – Friday, March 11th at 12 (noon) On this show, we speak with Dr. Saundra Yancy McGuire, internationally acclaimed learning specialist, teacher and author of “Teach Students How to Learn and Teach Yourself How to Learn”. Her most recent recognition was being…

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