Tag Archives: young people

The makers of the Young Plato documentary about how philosophy is changing the lives of young people at a primary school in Ardoyne

YOUNG Plato has just won the Irish Council for Civil Liberties Human Rights Award at the Dublin International Film Festival. It’s a well-deserved reward: this uplifting and inspiring documentary from directors Neasa Ní Chianáin and Declan McGrath examines the positive impact education can have on young people, their families and …

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A photographer tells the story of the fight for equality in SC | Way of life

ORANGEBURG, SC – Orangeburg photographer Cecil Williams has captured thousands of images of African Americans’ struggle for equal rights over the decades and is now set to unveil a series of wall art that depicts their history in the state. It’s a story he hopes will reach middle and high …

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Will we soon be eating chicken from animal cells?

The brisket I ate came from tissue that had developed short meat fibers and had been pressed in plastic molds to approximate the size and shape of a small boneless brisket. It had less chew but a lot more flavor than a typical grocery store breast. The biggest difference was …

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Business notes – February 2022

New Flights Sustain Traffic at Tri-Cities Airport The Tri-Cities Airport is reporting a respectable increase in air traffic in 2021 thanks in part to the arrival of new carriers. With 346,503 people boarding flights, boardings are up 83% from 2020, when the Covid-19 pandemic hurt travel and left planes nearly …

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Pupils at Larkmead School in Abingdon take part in a philosophy project

Staff and pupils from Larkmead School in Abingdon have been selected to take part in a project which aims to develop teachers and philosophical learners in the classroom. Faringdon Road Secondary and Sixth School has been chosen as one of only six to be involved in the three-year project run …

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University president Edward Waters says critical race theory backlash and HBCU bomb threats are linked – Reuters

Edward Waters President Dr A. Zachary Faison Jr. Photo: Danielle Prieur This month’s bomb threats against more than a dozen HBCUs, including 2 in Florida, are blamed on minors with ties to a violent neo-Nazi group. University President Edward Waters says political discourse around critical race theory is radicalizing people. …

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School board candidate takes on LGBTQ books, Critical Race Theory

With the Tulsa Public School Board District 7 headquarters open, one candidate hopes to charm voters with his far-right beliefs. Former District Attorney Tim Harris comes forward with a platform filled with hateful rhetoric. Linking Hillary Clinton to Saul Alinsky and anti-capitalist sentiment, Mr Harris appeared disgusted by a book …

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Honor Martin Luther King Jr. today by rejecting critical race theory

OPINION: Having fled communist Cuba as a political refugee, I grew up in a school system that created a false reality through Marxism. Castro’s regime tried to mold us into what Che Guevara called the ‘new man and new woman’ – who could reform their ‘individual conscience’ to rid themselves …

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RewirEd Summit – Driving innovative and radical change in global education

Young people, skills and the future of work focus on day one Highlights of the B-Roll available via: https://we.tl/t-6jJuSMLA2G B-Roll, photos and press releases available via: https://markettierscloud.egnyte.com/fl/3Cd4bb0Raf DUBAI, UAE / ACCESSWIRE / December 12, 2021 / Young people, skills and the future of work kicked off the three-day RewirEd Summit, …

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The power of philosophical collaboration in Riyadh

There are many reasons why I am eagerly awaiting the Riyadh Philosophy Conference – the first such event to be held in the kingdom. To begin with, the conference, December 8-10, will feature presentations from a wide range of leading living thinkers on some of the most important issues facing …

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Readers ring the bell: Why Critical Race Theory is Necessary, Stolen Elections, and the Airlines’ Outlier Assumptions | first words | Orlando

¶ Rubio and Scott: “Stop finalizing the redistribution” My name is Shirley and I have lived in Florida all my life. I was absolutely appalled at the boastful and arrogant propensity to cheat in the face to win shenanigans at work to keep some of us the people from voting. …

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Project 1619 book may still be in school libraries, despite critical prohibitions in state racial theory: expert

Even though states like Florida and Texas have banned the teaching of certain concepts related to critical race theory in public school classrooms, some legal experts believe that school libraries can still stock books that promote the concept, the historical accuracy of which has been widely regarded as inaccurate. William …

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Critical Race Theory Debates Drown Student Learning Experiences

A Black Lives Matter anti-racist rally at the Vancouver Art Gallery on May 31, 2020 (GoToVan / Wikimedia Commons) “Journey to Justice: A Critical Race Theory Primer” is a joint initiative between Mrs. magazine, the National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA) and the Karson Institute for Race, Peace & Social Justice. …

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Philanthropy Philosophy – The Jerusalem Post

Meir Panim has a unique philosophy, says Mimi Rozmaryn, Director of Global Development, which extends to both clients and benefactors. “Meir Panim was founded to create a positive experience for its recipients, to give with dignity and respect so that there is an elimination of the stigma of being on …

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Hansen: The critical debate on racial theory is a distraction from the real issue: making schools places where children can truly be themselves

Get essential education information and commentary delivered straight to your inbox. register here for the daily 74’s newsletter. An children return to school this fall, the world of education is turned upside down by the critical non-problem of racial theory. I say no problem because no school or district teaches …

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The Ayushman Bharat program for the poor is dedicated to the Antyodaya philosophy of Deen Dayal Upadhyaya: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday dedicated the Ayushman Bharat program to the Antyodaya philosophy of former Bharatiya leader Jana Sangh Deen Dayal Upadhyaya. Calling Upadhyay one of the greatest thinkers of the last century, Prime Minister Modi said: “His economic philosophy, his policies aimed at empowering society, the Antyodaya …

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What to know for the next JCPS board meeting

JCPS Superintendent Dr. Marty Pollio on Critical Teaching of Racial Theory Pollio is concerned that this bill will hamper JCPS ‘efforts to better serve students who identify with Breonna Taylor. Louisville Mail Journal LOUISVILLE, Ky. – As debates over masks and “critical race theory” multiply and frequently merge, Kentucky’s next …

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School Boards Now Fight COVID and Critical Race Theory

Local school boards across the country are increasingly becoming cauldrons of anger and political divisiveness, seething with disputes over issues such as the COVID-19 mask rules, the treatment of transgender students and how to teach school history of racism and slavery in America. Once orderly, even boring, meetings have turned …

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Why students choose to study abroad

students Millions of students study abroad around the world these days. In addition, according to the latest research, around 70% of learners have a strong desire to acquire new knowledge in another country. The opportunity to study abroad seems very attractive to students, and they are always looking for every …

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The Theory and Practice of Marxism in Japan

The JCP has changed significantly for two reasons. First of all, from the mid-1930s and the real fascist transition in Japan – without going deep into the debates around the historiography of world fascism, whether Japan is called fascist, etc. – the JCP was not only outlawed: it was tracked …

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Clinton-Massie sues school health center

TOWNSHIP OF ADAMS – Clinton-Massie continues to work on the prospect of having a health center on campus and, more importantly, continues to progress. Clinton-Massie Superintendent Matt Baker reported to the school board this week that the school district has seven parties interested in partnering with Clinton-Massie on what is …

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Leadership philosophy – Homeland Security Today

For those in highly visible leadership positions, a leadership philosophy is a powerful tool. It is your perspective on what you believe in that makes a leader in character. Much more than a list of desirable leadership attributes, a leadership philosophy helps subordinates better understand their leader. In short, a …

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New Deal for the Arts

As you read between the lines of recent arts funding news – like the proposed DCMS business model for arts funding and the thinking that would be behind ACE’s new arts strategy – you begin to see a problem. larger than mere intellectual fragility. It is a unique moment, which …

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Open letter: we need a new university for Eastern Europe

The key to success is dealing directly with honest people from Belarus, Russia and other eastern neighbors. The European Convention on Human Rights (signed by Russia, but not by Belarus) defines the rights and dignity of these people; the Eastern Partnership (which includes Belarus, but not Russia) cites “engagement with …

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Commission meeting 1776 | national

WASHINGTON, May 24, 2021 / PRNewswire / – On Monday, May 24, the 1776 Commission met on the Hillsdale College campus in Washington, DC to discuss civic education programs, civic education reform efforts in states, pending federal legislation and executive actions, and future Commission activities. At the end of the …

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