All posts tagged with: non-formal education

The Urgent Need for Adequate Investments in Literacy in Africa

Posted September 8, 2013 no picture Biodun Awosusi

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By ‘Biodun Awosusi United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) designated September 8th as International Literacy Day in 1946. Since then, the day is set aside to promote literacy and investment in education. Literacy, according to UNESCO, is “a human right, a tool of personal empowerment, and a means for social and human development.” It is about learning to read and write. Value of Literacy Literacy is a fundamental human right and the bedrock of lif...


Smart Village? Go make one!

Posted September 29, 2013 Avatar Emilia Siahaan

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Education has become the most happening issue in our world. There are some problems that are brought in the field of education, both for the low-income society or middle-to-high income society. The problems also come both from the students and teachers. The inequality to get the same chance for having education, lack of teachers, schools that cannot afford for proper facilities... name it! There are still a lot of problems. However, we can infer that education does matter, wherever...


Youth for Change (Y4C)

Posted September 30, 2013 Avatar Vijay

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Hi everybody this Er.Vijay, Assistant Professor (Civil Engg). I'm 25 years old running my own foundation to support orphaned children in pursuing their education here at Chennai. Considering the global scenario I would like to introduce a great possible concept 'Youth for Change' (Y4C). Y4C is a youth led program that aims to inform, inspire and involving youths all around the world as agents of change in their communities through inter-disciplinary social development projects....