A fence is not just a fence, there are many different types of fencing. Knowing ‘what’s it for’ is critical to choosing the correct one.
From the Blog on education
Compliance and resource mobilisation are assembly lines. Factories into which certain inputs are put in with outputs generated.
The expectation of ‘free’ training courses is an undercurrent in aid agencies. When we make things free are we de-valuing teachers?
Our starting point matters – if the group all has the same starting point, that can be helpful but also can limit our creativity. But enrolment is the key.
Having a certificate doesn’t mean you’ve learned anything. Learning is partly about the subject matter, but more about the work we do, a choice.
Danger and opportunity are always intertwined. Both are seen and unseen. Navigation requires wisdom.
Here are four considerations when ‘Going Digital’ in projects targeting children and youth – digital literacy, access, inequality, and safety online.
Education needs to be reimagined. Maybe we don’t need the four walls, but perhaps maybe we do, just for different reasons than we thought.
Recently, I was once again in a conversation about South Sudan, where I was lamenting the limited use of solar power. It is great that many of the new road lighting in Juba is all solar-powered (thanks to the Chinese, I believe), however I amazed at how few...