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Teach Like a Champion on Flipboard

By John Gustafson | John Gustafson created a magazine on Flipboard. “Teach Like a Champion on Flipboard” is available with thousands of other …

Teachers Without Borders

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60 Stunning Photos Of Girls Going To School Around The Globe

Every child deserves an education.<p>Nelson Mandela once said: “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”<p>And it’s true, education is one of the greatest resources the world has to offer. Unfortunately, young girls and women ― half of world's the population ― are …

Education

Yemen at 'point of no return' as conflict leaves almost 7 million close to famine

Governments have been warned they face enduring shame should famine take hold in Yemen, where two-thirds of the population face severe food shortages<p>Aid agencies have warned that Yemen is “at the point of no return” after new figures released by the UN indicated 17 million people are facing severe …

Yemen

Online tool to track African women in STEM

Refugees in Europe: Then and Now

Seven decades after World War II, refugees fleeing conflict continue to seek safety beyond their homelands.<p>UNICEF’s humanitarian work began in the …

Refugees

Children in crisis

Nearly 50 million children at risk as conflict and disaster engulf 48 countries.<p>From Syria to Yemen and Iraq, from South Sudan to Nigeria, children …

The long-distance learners of Aleppo

<b>Mariam Hammad, despite every adversity of war and hardship, is trying to be a student in Aleppo in the dark heart of Syria's civil war.</b><p>"My city has turned to ruins," she says.<p>Despite being in constant danger, forced out of her home twice by shelling and living without regular supplies of …

Syria

The environmental catastrophe in our backyard

SLAB CITY, California<p><b>Wounded sea creatures abound on the shore of the Salton Sea.</b> The head of a seagull, still bleeding. But what happened to the …

Travel

Where do refugees actually live?

BERLIN<p>Europe is still reeling from last year’s refugee crisis. Anti-immigration fervor contributed to Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi’s recent …

Refugees

Emergency Appeal: Help refugees in the U.S. now

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) today announced its first-ever emergency appeal focused exclusively on aiding refugees already in the United …

10 Concrete Ways To Take Action Against The Muslim Ban

Do not allow yourself to become desensitized or fatigued.<p>The #MuslimBan is personal for me — as it should be for every soul on the face of planet earth. I will not respond with silence, indifference or hatred; I will respond with love, resistance and power. TEN CONCRETE ACTION ITEMS BELOW.<p>While I …

Refugees

Suddenly, Muslims are America’s pariahs

Officers ‘just following orders’, confused children, fearful parents: with Trump’s vile ban, Islamophobia has finally burst its banks<p>Within minutes of Donald Trump signing his executive order banning the entry of nationals from seven Muslim-majority countries, the horror stories started coming …

Islamophobia

What the Trump Refugee Ban Means for an ISIS Survivor

On Saturday, I spent a damp, cold day at Khazir camp, about an hour outside of Erbil, which houses thousands of Iraqi civilians who have fled Islamic …

Chaos breaks out in the wake of Trump's "Muslim ban"

The impacts of President Donald Trump's sweeping executive order to temporarily block refugees from entering the US and ban immigration from seven …

#MuslimBan – Silence No Longer An Option

By Sajid Iqbal<p>Editor, The Revival<p>Let me spell out what a #MuslimBan is announcing to the world; if you still choose to remain silent on this, then …

Is this the world's most oversubscribed school?

<b>Is this the most oversubscribed school in the world?</b><p>The VidyaGyan Leadership Academy, a boarding school in India's Uttar Pradesh state, is offering an elite education for pupils drawn from the rural poor.<p>There are about 200 places on offer each year - but such is the appetite for families to get a …

Education

6 Paths to Better Leadership

Leadership in education is more important now than ever. Demands on instructional time are escalating, and accountability pressures are increasing. …

The Education for All Act Stops Short Before Passing the US Senate

After a long and hard fought battle, the Education for All Act, or EFA, came up just short of becoming law after making remarkable and unprecedented …

Government

No Fear

Where women are up front and men are in the back seat<p>“Laughter is poison to fear.” <br>― <b>George R.R. Martin</b><i>,</i> A Game of Thrones<p>People say I don’t get …

Women's News

I Want to Meet the King of America

When we fix one heart, we capture so many more<p>“I slept and dreamt…that life was a joy/I awoke and found…that life was duty/I acted and behold…duty …

Kabul

How Could This Happen Again?

Across age, race, gender — a tragic tie that binds<p>“For in the end, it is all about memory, its sources and its magnitude, and, of course, its …

Elie Wiesel

The Time of the Running

Brains are evenly distributed; education is not<p>“Ukize Inkuba Arayiganira”<br>If you survive a tragedy, you should speak about it.<i><br>— </i><b>Rwandan proverb</b><p>I’ll …

Africa

Pascal’s Wager in a Cab

Once again, facing the courage of my contradictions<p>“All things in the world are two. In our minds we are two, good and evil. With our eyes we see two …

Dick Cheney

Peace: Brought to You, Live

<i>The Voice of Teachers</i><p>“Good Morning, Vietnam!” <i><br>—</i> <b>Robin Williams</b><p>Raphael Oko’s radio show, “The Voice of Teachers,” spread to Niger, Plateau, and Kaduna …

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Time is Not on our Side

The tyranny of the urgent<p>“…a choice must be made by all lovers of peace: either to bring it into the modern world, into a rational state of being …

Port Harcourt

Education in a Flood

A tragedy in multiples of two<p>“When you shake another’s hand, that is the time you feel your own.” <br>—<i> </i><b>Martin Buber</b><p>In late July, 2010 monsoon rains in …

Education

Bulls and Mosquitoes

Connecting culture, science, safety, and community welfare<p>At 2:28 pm on May 12th 2008, a 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck Sichuan Province. Reports …

Earthquakes

My “Favorite” Dictator

From bottom up to top down—living with confusion<p>“You are free; you are free to go to your temples; you are free to go to your mosques or any other …

Fork Lift Heroes

Saving lives, one forklift at a time. Anyone can make a difference.<p>“Formerly the things which happened in the world had no connection among …

Jesus