For Indigenous children to talk about a range of ideas in two languages, and grow up knowing that both of those languages are valued, Australia's schools need far more efficient mother-tongue instruction.
We can all be metaliterate learners – meditative and empowered, asking perceptive questions, thinking about what and how we learn, while sharing our content and insights as we make contributions to society.
Without a solid understanding of the underlying science and its implications for our daily lives, we can neither respond intelligently on a personal level nor hold our public officials accountable for sound policy decisions.
A U.S. government agency assessment of the U.S. efforts to help Afghanistan recover from the devastation of 16 years of war found that six out of every 10 dollars since 2002 had been spent on Afghan defense forces.
In Kenya, most smallholder farmers earn less than $3,000 USD per year. Barely able to afford the basics, they can’t justify school fees. This company helps farmers earn more money, so they can send their kids to school.