Month: August 2012

When aid is ‘debated’

Image: Plantu (France). See our cartoon library for more Mention ‘Africa’, the ‘Developing World’ or ‘Poverty’ and sure enough, it’s yet another debate on ‘aid’,

How to teach … slavery

Today’s blog was originally posted in the Guardian’s Education section, in their series ‘How to Teach…’ – which covers everything from teaching about tax, tennis and

The True Size of Africa

Are you prone to ‘immappancy? Do you get easily confused by the actual size of countries and how they relate to each other by how

School Immersion: Vacation or Education?

“I hear, I know. I see, I remember. I do, I understand.” – Confucius, Chinese philosopher and political theorist, 551-479 BC Immersion programmes are growing

Arms, ‘consensus’ and human development

Source: IMG_5419 by controlarms, Flickr I don’t know about yours but my dictionary suggests that the word consensus means ‘general agreement’ or ‘majority opinion’.  The