All posts tagged with: education

Is It Fair

Posted October 8, 2014 no picture Children's Radio Foundation

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The Optimistic Youth Reporters are from Cosat High School in Khayelitsha, Cape Town. They asked their fellow pupils and teachers about the way classes are arranged at their school and how this affects the learning process.


Getting Hit By A Car

Posted October 8, 2014 no picture Children's Radio Foundation

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Kamva thought it'd be a pretty normal day as he made his way to his Khayelitsha school one morning. Little did he know it would end with him in hospital. He reflects on his ordeal.


Book review: How to win friends and influence people

Posted October 3, 2014 Avatar maryb

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How to win friends and influence people? This might be a question some of you have asked at some point in the past. Do you think it is about having reputation, about having money or success? Do you have to be an extrovert or to have some dark-magic techniques in order to make people go the way you want? Well, NO! And Dale Carnegie explains that in his book, which has as title exactly this question. This piece of writing is a self-help bestseller, one of the first ever published,...


#Read2Riches: Social Media & Reading Culture

Posted October 2, 2014 no picture Fasoranti Damilola

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As we scan for the latest gists on Social Media with our handy gadgets, today's youths are beginning to think towards climbing the seat of power, making their voices heard, reinventing the wheel of tradition and getting enlisted among world heroes via Social Media. Social Media is definitely marking its footprint on the productive years of the young people and adults alike. Teachers, educators and parents daily express their concerns as technology and Social Media seems to be t...


Will Innovations Solve Africa's Pressing Challenges?

Posted September 30, 2014 Avatar Brighton_EduConnect_Zambia

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As you may be aware one of the great things about social media is its reach and, as we saw from the various forms of the Arab Spring, its ability to bring about rapid change. A number of initiatives have been using social media platforms in Africa in innovative new ways – particularly when it comes to engaging and activating wider audiences – and particularly the youth – around issues that matter the most to them. On the 22nd of October 2014 I spoke at Strathmore Universi...


What matters to youth in Algeria

Posted September 28, 2014 no picture GHEBOULI Zinelabidine

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Youth are the hope of every country, they represent a major power. If we could use this power for the good of the country, I assure you that the future will be such a great one. But if we try to create obstacles and to prohibit those youth from building their country, I can say we won’t get anything, we will be like someone who is playing with the fire! I guess if the leaders of a country don't try to encourage youth, these leaders must expect a disaster in the future. They w...


What are the barriers to education in Brazil & Mexico?

Posted September 23, 2014 Avatar KateVOY

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Yesterday a really interesting event took place at the UNICEF offices in New York. A group of youth delegates from Brazil and Mexico shared their personal stories and views on what the barriers are to education in their countries. The issues that they raised included: 1.Schools where teachers don't speak indigenous languages; 2. Poor quality of text books; 3. Violence and discrimination - especially for LGBT and indigenous youth; 4. Schools that are located far from w...


SO THERE'S CLIMATE CHANGE, WHAT NEXT?

Posted September 23, 2014 no picture Andrew Jikanza - VOY - Zambia

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SO THERE’S CLIMATE CHANGE, WHAT NEXT? When I ask people questions regarding climate change I receive many answers; but most of them go along these lines: "it is God who made the Earth he obviously has a plan," or "the earth is probably just changing to prepare us for evolution". Whatever the case Earth is our home and it is our responsibility to maintain it. When dealing with a problem we often need to first identify the problem; in this case the problem is climate change. Climate...


THE VOICE OF SOCIAL MEDIA

Posted September 23, 2014 no picture Katongo_VOY_CONNECT

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THE VOICE OF SOCIAL MEDIA# In today’s world people can communicate over great distances. You can even chat with someone who is on the other side of the globe as though you were in the same room. All this is possible because of social media. Social media is an essential tool in the work that we do as advocates for change and if anything voices of youth is a social networking site. Not long ago I had the privilege of attending the Zambia Children’s Climate Conference 7 and o...


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