Daniel and Sebastián are very close friends and since they were little their parents have taken them to play at the same park in Bogotá. Both are in their third year of primary school. They both want to be doctors when they grow up. However, only one of the two can achieve it. Daniel lives in unfavorable socioeconomic conditions, Sebastian does not. … [Lee más...] about Education that separates?
I have always bicycled around the city and embarked on multiple eco-adventures. That was how I found that the train was no longer working, and an idea that wobbled in my head awakened. On January 2, 2017 I decided that I would start that trip I wanted so much to do. Without many preparations and without wanting to prove anything to anyone, I went south looking for my north. … [Lee más...] about To school by bicycle: Paraguay’s Bike Path
“A Ganar has helped me find my way, and others need help too.” – Jamali Farrell, Most Improved, A Ganar 2016-2017 Jamali Farrell, is a 16-year-old boy who was skeptical about entering A Ganar, an after-school program for at-risk youth. But his skepticism soon changed as he realized it was changing him: He had started to learn the importance of discipline, punctuality, paying … [Lee más...] about A Ganar: a life-changing experience for Barbadian youth
On November 9, the 2017 ALAS-IDB (Inter-American Development Bank) Early Childhood Development Awards were distributed in the four categories of best early childhood educator, best early childhood center, best children’s book, and best innovation in early childhood education. The work of each of the finalists resonated deeply with me. Lessons about hope and common humanity … [Lee más...] about What can we gain from Early Childhood Education?
”Ayiti Cherie”, I am proud to leave you with important progress achieved, but sad to leave you still needing so much more. I arrived in Haiti early 2015 in order to lead the education team. It has been an extraordinary experience; with celebration of important results achieved and establishment of strategic partnerships but also with difficult negotiations and complex … [Lee más...] about My lessons learnt from working in Education in Haiti