education

Maria Lucuy - Photo: Joan Rosinach

Maria Lucuy: “The concept of violence has expanded in the minds of Bolivian youths”

We engage in a conversation with the woman in charge of the educational programmes at CEMSE, a Bolivian organization that, together with other organizations, has set up a pioneering project to prevent violence in classrooms.

Eduard Vallory

“The biggest risk that scouting faces is to believe that what we do is what we are”, Eduard Vallory

Do scout groups educate? Do they indoctrinate? Are scout groups a space for the upper and middle classes and are they unable to accommodate families living in less favourable social and economic situations? The expert in education Eduard Vallory goes through the current challenges of scouting.

Jelen Amador / Photo: Gencat

Jelen Amador: “You end up believing that going to university will make you less Roma”

Jelen Amador, a 27-year-old PhD student, is a member of the Drom association, aiming to promote access to university for the Roma community by giving informative sessions in high schools.

Books. Photo: Max pIXEL

Syrian refugees, entitled to receive 1.000 scholarships in Argentina

The Argentine government and the USA-based non-profit Blue Rose Compass are going to grant 1.000 asylum-seekers over the next five years.

Samuel's question / Photo: Spanish State Council of the Roma People

The question asked by a 10-year-old that nobody can answer

Within the framework of the International Roma Day, the State Council of the Roma People launched a campaign involving Samuel and his question, pointing at the lacking presence of Roma people in schoolbooks.

Frame from the #GirlsCount video. Image: Youtube

#GirlsCount Campaign is looking for 130 million voices for the education of girls

130 million girls won’t go to school today. Not because they do not want to, but because they do not have the opportunity. The campaign seeks to sound an alarm, urging all state governments to mobilize resources to get all girls to attend school.

Manuel Fernández Echepares, president of CampusRom / Photo: CampusRom

Manuel Fernández: "If we continue to segregate Roma students, it will be much more difficult for them to access university"

Since last summer, Roma people trying to access higher education have a mutual support network: CampusRom. We interview the network’s president, Manual Fernández Echepares.

Class in Mozambique / Photo: Fisiàfrica

Physiotherapy that saves lives

The project Fisiàfrica emerged in the Xarxa Vives d’Universitats (Vives University Network) and aims to reinforce the healthcare systems in the Gambia and Mozambique by training professionals and setting up a physiotherapy system.

1st International Conference on childhood, poverty and educational success: social and educational networking

1st International Conference on childhood, poverty and educational success: social and educational networking

On 19 and 20 December CaixaForum in Madrid will be hosting the Conference.

A safe kitchen where a new culture of participation is cooking

Scouting in Catalonia has a history of active participation in social movements and turning points in the 20th century, a certain flair for activism. But is that so? Has Scouting as an organisation always been there, pushing?