February 2014 Blog Posts (8)


Dear Teachers/ Students

We are a beautiful class here in Africa ( specifically, the beautiful and peaceful country Ghana). As part of our global learning curriculum we have a number of projects that might interest you.

Just Outside Our Windows:

A Look at Communities Around the World. - We would like to share views of our communities with classrooms around the world, and exchange information about what makes each of our…


Added by king attrams on February 21, 2014 at 2:17pm — No Comments

Never too late: 80 Year Old Enrolls in Primary One

The search for knowledge never ends. Even age is never an issue.

Daily Monitor

Soroti- Most people in their 70s and onwards have retired from the daily slog of work and live a less active life. Not Joyce Atim, an 80-year-old resident of Opiro village, Soroti Sub-county, Soroti…


Added by Hillary on February 21, 2014 at 4:07am — No Comments

Invitación a participar en el "III Encuentro Virtual Internacional sobre NIIF: Estudio de Casos sobre NIIF", evento libre de costo.

La Red Virtual Iberoamericana de Estudio de las NIIF -ReVE-NIIF,  invita a la comunidad contable internacional, profesionales en ejercicio, empresarios, financieros y a profesores y estudiantes del área contable y auditoría miembros de ReVE-NIIF al: 

"III Encuentro Virtual Internacional sobre…


Added by Mario Antonio Echeverría Mancía on February 18, 2014 at 2:43pm — No Comments

Microsoft names Gayaza among best global schools

From Daily Monitor

Gayaza High School in Mpigi District has been recognised by the Microsoft Corporation as one of the best academic institutions in the world.

The honour comes after the school participated in a world-wide competition in which 80 schools were shortlisted.

In an e-mail sent out on…


Added by Hillary on February 17, 2014 at 3:27am — No Comments

Vote Online: World Top 20 Education Poll 2014 Projections Will Help Be Selected by Public Opinion

The World Top 20 Education Poll’s first quarter rankings for the World’s Best Education System will let students, teachers, and parents vote online to help select the country on March 31.

The 2014 World Top 20 Education Poll ranks and monitors 220 countries education systems from five developmental levels – early-childhood enrollments for…


Added by Albert Mitchell II on February 15, 2014 at 9:31am — No Comments

Student tips for avoiding homesickness

Leaving home and embarking on a new life as a student can be very exciting. This fabled 'coming of age' step that is so frequently eulogised is supposed to be one of the best times of our lives. So what happens if we don't feel the same buzz as everyone else? What if when we arrive at university or college, it all seems like a bit of an anti-climax? What if your expectations aren't met? What if all you think about is how much you miss home and family? 

All these 'what ifs' are…


Added by Jane Davies on February 13, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

#OZeLIVE Sat/Sun 22-23 Feb free Online Conf : http://ozelive.com

#OZeLIVE Sat/Sun 22-23 Feb 2014 free Online Conf : Asia friendly time http://ozelive.com

This online conference is in 2 weeks time … it is the inaugural conf for this new annual series … to be held online using the webinar platform BlackBoard Collaborate … mainly organised from Australia but with a global reach.

You (colleagues) can attend on any device … even the iPad which is very convenient and now robust enough to use … I’ve…


Added by Chris Smith on February 10, 2014 at 4:15am — No Comments

Zambian 2013 Grade 12 Examination Results: Why they were poor

When Zambia’s education minister, Dr. John Phiri announced this year’s results for 2013 Grade 12 examinations, which were generally very poor, he attributed the deplorable performance to the high levels of illiteracy among Grade 12 pupils. He said, ”The general poor 2013 Grade 12 examination results are attributed to the fact that majority of pupils today cannot read with understanding nor write.” The minister further announced that Grant-Aided and Private schools produced better results…


Added by David Sitondo on February 8, 2014 at 10:33am — 1 Comment

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