Education

25.05.2016

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… »

21.04.2016

Ecuadorian students in UK raise funds for earthquake survivors

Ecuadorian students in UK raise funds for earthquake survivors

Ecuadorian students in the UK have set up a crowd funding page in the hopes of raising much needed funds to support humanitarian efforts following last Saturday’s earthquake. Some 570 people were killed after the country was rocked by a 7.8-magnitude earthquake, 5,000 were injured and 200,000 people were… »

14.04.2016

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

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

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,… »

18.03.2016

Roma Feminists Navigate the Tricky Terrain of Ethnic Stereotypes

Roma Feminists Navigate the Tricky Terrain of Ethnic Stereotypes

 Last year, as the news broke in the Romanian media that a man who had died of AIDS had infected over 30 young women with HIV, it became clear to me that much needed to be done on sexual education in Romania. In Roma communities in particular, there is… »

14.03.2016

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,… »

04.03.2016

Honduras: Goldman Environmental Prize winner Berta Caceres killed

Honduras: Goldman Environmental Prize winner Berta Caceres killed

Berta Caceres, who won the 2015 Goldman Environmental Prize, has been shot dead at her home in the town of La Esperanza, the killing done by two assailants who broke into her home, says a member of her group, the Indian Council of People’s Organizations of Honduras. Fellow activist Tomas Membreno said in a… »

18.02.2016

Global Week of Action Against Gun Violence

Global Week of Action Against Gun Violence

  Join the Global Week of Action Against Gun Violence: 1-8 May 2016 Dear IANSA members and friends, We are pleased to announce the dates for this year’s Global Week of Action Against Gun Violence: 1–8 May 2016. This week has been chosen to give IANSA members sufficient time… »

15.02.2016

Do the new elections in Uganda mean renewed and increased ritual murders?

Do the new elections in Uganda mean renewed and increased ritual murders?

Milena Rampoldi, ProMosaik e.V.: New elections in Uganda are to be held imminently. It is most likely that the  president of the country, Yoweri Museveni, who is running for his seventh term will remain president of Uganda, as usual, after these elections. However, I am not concerned about who will be the… »

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