By Alice Albright, CEO of The Global Partnership for Education Juliana, an 11-year-old, year 6 student from a small village in south-central Côte d’Ivoire, is the first in her family to go to school. Her story is typical of a growing number of girls in her village and across the country who benefit from ambitious government initiatives that seek to strengthen Côte d’Ivoire’s education system and remove barriers that are keeping girls out of school. Funding from the Global Partnership for...
Enjoy these examples of incredible literature and personal expression by poets from across the African continent.
In today’s “post-truth” world, educating ourselves about important issues and finding varied and reliable information sources is as critical as ever. Recent events across the globe coupled with how we obtain, share, and replicate news of these events demands we step up and seek out quality sources of information about our world and what is happening in it. Documentaries have the power to educate. Documentary films are an in-depth and informative resource which are a perfect platform to create dialogue....
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