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Exploring Genius Time in Schools

Companies like Google allow employees to spend “20% time” – that is 20% of their time working independently (on concepts they think will most benefit…

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How important is teaching ethics in the classroom? How do we instil a moral compass in every student?

When we teach, we are the catalysts for the development of the next generation. As Helen Caldicot said, ‘Teachers are the most responsible and important…

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Our commitment and work to implement EducAid values

EducAid has always been focussed on the impact of the change we make rather than on the number of people that we work with. We…

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How to we teach young people the rigorous critical thinking and research skills to distinguish news from propaganda?

How do we ensure the next generation is one which communicates civically, values honesty and recognises reality? Most of our students are accessing education in…

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Sierra Leone: A Nation’s Journey

Binta Bah, a female student, Mohamed and myself attended a workshop at Makeni which was organised by Charlie Haffner and Sorious Samura. The theme is Material…

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What is the best gift you would recommend for your students this holiday season?

All across the western world, children are excited about the coming of Santa, about the different promises of gifts and goodies due at Christmas. The…

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All we want for Christmas…

Sometimes it’s nice to know how your donation is going to be used and appreciated. We try to tell you how we use your money, but over…

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How do you as teachers support children who are confused or frightened by events going on in their world?

When it’s ‘all going crazy’ out there, what are we to do, as educators? We have to provide an alternative rhetoric, other ways of seeing…

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Hassanatu Sheriff – A Role Model

In Sierra Leone women are rarely offered the opportunity to study, to learn and eventually to excel. It is widely recognised that female empowerment is…

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How do we better engender a healthy, happy, and productive school environment where both teachers and students can flourish?

The EducAid vision: A dignified and democratic Sierra Leone where poverty is eliminated by educated citizens! It is difficult to create a productive school environment…

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