How to engage parents in school

Parents are and should remain the first educators of their kids. They have the rights and the duty to develop the motor skills, intellectual and emotional abilities of their children. They are also responsible for offering them a safe place to live and a set of values...

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Blended Learning to close the learning gap

  Over the past decade, schools have adopted more digital and online-learning based options. Most schools are equipped with smartboards linked to computers and some schools have also invested in tablets for their students for a more personalized approach to...

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What makes a good teacher

It is always nice to hear from other teachers and leaders about their perspective on what makes a good teacher. I had the opportunity to listen to Dr. Alonso Quintanilla Perez-Wicht, Vice Rector of San Pablo University in Arequipa, and I was nicely surprised to hear...

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Teacher strike in Peru

Teacher strike in Peru has been going for months. Better salaries, better working conditions and training; that is what they have been asking for, while their students have been left without proper education for more than 50 days. The strike has reached its peak with...

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Jody Williams: The life of an activist.

The Hay Festival taking place in Arequipa has brought a wave of political awareness with the invitation of the Nobel Peace Prize winner Jody Williams well-known for her tireless fight for women’s rights and antipersonal landmines since the 80s. The interview led by...

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