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Do you think school violence is becoming a problem?

Posted June 23, 2014 no picture Katongo Kampamba-VOY-ZAMBIA

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There have been quite a lot relating to this problem in news. It is shocking to hear about incidents of cyberbullying, killing, injuring or rape attempts in schools. But what is the reason behind such incidences? Why they are increasing day by day?

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If you watch news channels quite often, then it is sure you must have heard a lot about school violence. There have been quite a lot relating to this problem in news. It is shocking to hear about incidents of cyberbullying, killing, injuring or rape attempts in schools. But what is the reason behind such incidences? Why they are increasing day by day? The answer to above question lies with the people who are living around the students. They include parents, school friends, teachers and society...


Zambia's Child Climate Ambassadors Commemorate World Environment Day

Posted June 17, 2014 Avatar Brighton_EduConnect_Zambia

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On 5 June, child climate ambassadors across Zambia joined the rest of the world in commemorating the 2014 World Environment Day. The local theme was ‘Raise Your Voice, Not the Green House Gases – Protect the Environment.’ In Lusaka, the ambassadors joined the national commemoration at the Olympic Youth Development Centre (OYDC). The activities included a two kilometer awareness walk, school art competition, exhibitions and speeches by the Acting Honorable Minister of Lands, N...


A Human Habitat

Posted June 17, 2014 Avatar Thompson_Youth_Zambia

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I want our government to enforce regulations on how we can keep our surroundings clean. People should be told of what happens to the environment when it is not taken care of. Here is a picture that shows how Mongu, a town in the western part of Zambia, is not cared for by its own people... I wonder what would happen if this kind of dirt is allowed to pile up for more than 5 years.... Let's stand together and find a way to show these people how to keep our environment clean....


Discussion/Debate on Plan of Action UNSLCD 2014

Posted May 26, 2014 Avatar Andres_GEMConnect_CarolBaur_Mexico

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Fellow Student Leaders, We’ve finally concluded our work on the Plan of Action. The ideas and effort you have invested in this document should have begun a change. All of us are already thinking on the issues that we discussed and at the very least are aware of the many problems we face. Action is precisely what we should strive for now. Bearing in mind our Plan of Action, we can still have some insights on what is written. It is important to think on what we have to do and...


Story of a Facebook Page: endviolence à l’école

Posted May 22, 2014 no picture hewan_connecte_maroc

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Voices of Youth Connect has allowed young people from all over the world to express their thoughts without any barriers. As members of associations, it has also allowed us from Morocco to work on subjects that are very dear to our hearts. This time, we tackled a problem that has reached most learning places that are supposed to be where our children are safe: violence at school. Wether it is amongst students or violence between teachers and children; we have decided to voice thei...


Education scope for the future

Posted May 10, 2014 no picture Jonathan_connect_zambia

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One might be asking what is education? Education is the key to success. Education plays a vital role in ones success. But nowadays children have been lacking access to education due to some factors which include floods, long distances from school, and the lack of educational facilities. But if all of these are dealt with, we as a world at large can develop and make a better future for the next generation. Children demand to go to school for it is your right to be educated.


Violence as a measure of failure

Posted May 2, 2014 no picture Jonathan_connect_zambia

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Why violence? Violence has in the past few years been a major contributer to wars, conflicts and distruction of public property. A war cannot break out if people are not violent, live in harmony and unity. We can make a difference! Lets unite as the next generation for a better future. Yes we can!


Youth and Drugs

Posted April 23, 2014 no picture Miguel_connect Zambia

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Kids who learn a lot about the risks of drugs and alcohol from their parents are less likely to use than those who do not. We don't always need to have our guardians or parents telling us what is right and what is wrong because we can also show some responsibility. For youths to be protected from drugs, I think they should try to engage more in extra curricular activities and always ask themselves how taking drugs could affect their future. My personal message to youths around the...


My visit to the Connect Schools. Part 1.

Posted April 21, 2014 Avatar Brighton_EduConnect_Zambia

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It was 5 am in the morning,this time I was heading 352 Kilometers north of Lusaka. Like always, I was very excited because I was going to meet 100 plus young people from 5 School in both Central and Copperbelt provinces of Zambia. After covering a stretch of approximately 300 kilometers north of Lusaka I arrived at Chifubu Secondary School in the Copperbelt Province. Upon my arrival I headed to the headteachers office to pay courtesy and also hear his view on how the pupils are performing academ...


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