A crash course in changing the world.
I imagine myself doing a lot of community work and building community solidarity. The challenges within our education system are what we try to solve on a day-to-day basis. The food shortages in the world pose a threat to education as more and more people are forced to abandon efforts to send their children to school, but rather, children are forced to help parents fend for food.
The disappointing reality is that in 2020, the world will still be in a position to provide food…Continue
Posted on March 7, 2010 at 9:25am
Jonny Gevisser is in my field of interest. His initiatives on education resonate with me.
I believe that, to a certain degree, we are of the opinion that the education system as we know it is inadequate.
There is a lack of activities which comprise the educational experience at school, and the vents that fall outside the school hours are for selected communities only.
The curriculum does not serve us as communities.
Perhaps we need a revolution in…Continue
Posted on March 7, 2010 at 9:00am
The past six weeks working on Ilima lokufunda in Mqanduli, Eastern Cape, South Africa have been an eye-opener. This entailed working with rural schools and the communities they serve, as they prepared for the first day of school in 2010. Because many of us do not live in rural areas, it is hard for us to understand experiences of people living…Continue
Posted on March 4, 2010 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment