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What are the barriers to education in Brazil & Mexico?

Publié 23 septembre 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...


Education in Brazil: My History and inspiration

Publié 25 novembre 2013 no picture Bianca de Oliveira

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People have a very limited and prejudiced view of Brazil. Brazil: the country of soccer, samba, carnival, celebration, and joy. It's just not like that. Brazil is much more than that. It’s full of critical and historical problems. The main one for me is education. I'm going to tell you my experience: I studied for 11 years in a private school, but I had to leave in high school because the price greatly increased. My mother recommended a well-known public school here in Sao...


How Did We Improve Voices of Youth Maps with YOUR Help?

Publié 31 octobre 2013 Avatar JulieVOY

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Background: A few months ago we asked you to help us improve Voices of Youth MAPS. With over 300 applicants, 50 were selected to help us test the Urgency Rank feature. Check It Out: One of our mappers said the Urgency Rank feature “is a quick and easy method for people around the world to report problems in society. The platform offers the possibility to not only report on the subject but also include pictures, so the message is clearer.” Check out the rest of the article a...