A quick Google search for “innovation” turns up almost 500 million hits! Young entrepreneurs are reshaping the economic, political, and social landscape, and changing the way we conduct businesses, organize politically, access credit, and, communicate and most importantly educate. Moreover, from undergraduate and postgrad studies in American universities all the way to … [Lee más...] about Innovating in education is all about learning a new syntax
“We needed to reduce the rates of accidents during the transfer of cargo resulting from improper rigging of containers at the Bridgetown Port, the major port of entry in Barbados. By training dockers, operators, and cargo supervisors in appropriate lashing and unlashing, as well as securing cargo according to international standards, we will reduce the damage to cargo (…) and … [Lee más...] about Competency-based training in Barbados: a silent revolution?
Over the course of the last five years, I have been working on a project to measure child development outcomes in four countries in Latin America. This may not sound like that big of a deal, or even that necessary. But it is. On both accounts. … [Lee más...] about Sneak Preview
* By Anouk Ewald One, a woman from the Northern colds of developed Europe. The other, a man from the warmth of the sunny but developing Caribbean. What can they possibly have in common? What are they talking about? That’s what we wondered while seeing the two of them sitting together, engaged in an animated discussion as if they were old friends, but surprisingly they had only … [Lee más...] about A Shift toward Quality
* By Catalina Covacevich In January 2014, 7 year-old Charlotte Benjamin wrote to the Lego corporation, disappointed by the role of female characters in the company’s playsets. In her letter, she said that although she loves playing with Legos, she doesn’t like that there are more “Lego boys” than there are “Lego girls”. She also pointed out that “Lego girls” are always sitting … [Lee más...] about More “Lego” Girls