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Ecological Literacy

Ecological Literacy is a basic life-skill that every human being on our planet should be supported to develop and is part of our personal development. Ecology as a science is about the relationships between organisms and their natural environment. Over... Read More

Could the Arab spring bear fruits?

“It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” Charles Darwin’s comments are perhaps more relevant now than ever before; adaptation to change is at the centre of... Read More

In Transit …

I am sitting at the Boston International Airport (USA), in a coffee shop waiting for the check-in to open. I am in transit to my next destination – Paris– to go back home to Mauritius. I decide to use my... Read More

Reflections from an EFS Mentor

When I looked back, reflecting on the last three years as Mentor for EFS for Loreto College Curepipe (LCC), I saw myself sitting with my notebook in the conference room at ICJM, evasive about what we could learn about what... Read More

Music Education for Social Change

This article has been created to showcase how Music Education can be a powerful catalyst for positive Social Change. Through this interview with José Thérese, Director of Atelier Mo’zar, School of Music, the reader learns of the amazing ways that... Read More

What is the purpose of education?

As a former student in the conventional education system of Syria I know I have asked myself this question a million times: what is the purpose of education? I couldn’t see the point of memorising text books, or reading the... Read More

What is Education for SD?

Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) or Sustainability can have many interpretations although the following do provide, in my opinion, the most pragmatic interpretation: Educating people to implement development that is Sustainable (that lasts) over the Long Term. Teaching development patterns... Read More

The power of Storytelling

This the fourth article in the series of ‘co-creating the Future We Want‘ from a climate change and sustainability perspective. We completed the last article by introducing Climate Conversations. In this article we dive more deeply in the power of... Read More
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