Archive for May, 2013

Girl Rising

Girl Rising

A powerful documentary film, in part supported by The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), is currently playing across the US.

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Let the students sleep

Let the students sleep

Who amongst us hasn’t pulled an ‘all-nighter’ to complete an assignment or study for an examination?

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Suffering in Syria

Suffering in Syria

Violations against youngsters include targeted killings at schools, the torture of children in detention, the abduction of children, sexual violence against children and the use of children as human shields and child soldiers.

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Making education possible in Mongolia

Making education possible in Mongolia

In many parts of Mongolia, such as Uvurhangai Province, communities still pursue a traditional herders’ existence, making it difficult for families to send their children to school.

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Playing the blame game

Playing the blame game

It is becoming extremely difficult to be a teacher, a parent or a student in South Africa.

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Rising together against women abuse

Rising together against women abuse

Amidst the outcry over the current gender violence crisis in South Africa, it is heartening to know that there are young men prepared to stand up for what is right and just.

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Roedean loves reading

Roedean loves reading

The girls at Roedean School (SA) love to read, read, read. So much so, says senior school librarian Marj Brown, that four of them — junior students Katie Duvenage, Julia Kinghorn, Jessica Wise and Shreeya Khoosal — recently beat pupils from 105 other South African schools to win the South African Kids’ Literary Quiz.

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Elkanah House reminded about rhino

Elkanah House reminded about rhino

On 26 April 2013, the team from Rock ‘n Ride 4 Rhino visited the Elkanah House Senior Primary School campus to talk to pupils in grades 3 to 6 about rhino poaching in South Africa. It was a privilege to hear Jason Hartman, singer-songwriter and 2009 co-winner of season five of the television singing competition Idols (South Africa), singing.

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German International School Cape Town undergoes impressive R18 million upgrade

German International School Cape Town undergoes impressive R18 million upgrade

The German International School Cape Town is proud to announce an R18 million upgrade to its facilities.

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From the editor

From the editor

“You who are on the road, must have a code that you can live by,” sang folk group Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young.

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