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
How to accelerate improvements in education?
In recent years we have witnessed the active mobilization of Latin American societies. They are requiring greater social rights, especially the right to quality, inclusive and equitable education. Such claims are not unfounded. Students in Latin America and the Caribbean are several years away, in terms of expected learning, from their peers studying in developed OECD … [Lee más...] about How to accelerate improvements in education?
Competency-based training in Barbados: a silent revolution?
“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?
A Shift toward Quality
* 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
More “Lego” Girls
* 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