Archive for Youth Education

Camponeses realizam práticas agroecológicas em Encruzilhada

No dia 20 de maio, foi realizado o primeiro dia de campo da equipe de ATER (Assistência Técnica de Extensão Rural) junto a Associação de Água Preta no município de Encruzilhada na Bahia. A atividade contou com a presença de camponeses e camponesas da região, que discutiram as mudanças em suas vidas a partir da agroecologia.

Planting a Field of Dreams For Youth of Malawi

Two other elements raise questions that are real tests of our future. Firstly, can LJSS truly be the ‘option for the poor’ that we have talked about since early days of planning? We are dependent on Government funding for teachers, in a country faced with serious economic problems. Without adequate Government support, LJSS would have to raise tuition fees. What consequences would that have for the recruitment of girls and boys from poorer families?

And second, will LJSS be the ‘green’ school we say it desires to be? We built the school with soil-based bricks, and purchased all the furniture from a joinery using wood from sustainable tree plots. This is our commitment to avoid the deforestation that is causing climate change havoc in Malawi. Can we keep this green pledge in the future?

EDUCATE MAGIS: Curso de Ciudadanía Global

Más que antes, somos conscientes de ser una sola comunidad humana, de compartir un mismo planeta y de tener un destino común

Padre General Arturo Sosa

San Ignacio de Loyola creía firmemente que nuestra fe debía traducirse en trabajar por la justicia. Él creía que no podía haber una verdadera expresión de fe en la que no hubiera preocupación por la justicia y la dignidad humana.

REIMAGINING GEORGETOWN’S SUSTAINABLE FUTURE INCLUDES ‘DOING MORE GOOD’

During strategic planning sessions in advance of Earth Day, faculty, university community members, students, and sustainability experts explored ways to deepen alignment between Georgetown’s sustainability efforts, its core mission and Jesuit tradition, and Pope Francis’ encyclical, Laudato Si.

“The pope has asked Jesuit universities in particular to embody the teachings of Laudato Si,” said Eugenie Dieck, vice president of strategy at Georgetown. “So he’s looking to us and to other Jesuit universities to really think about how we incorporate the teachings into our living, into our teaching, into our research, into our work and into our outreach.”

Marquette University High School Rated Highest Performing High School in Wisconsin

Marquette University High School (MUHS) in Milwaukee was recently rated as the highest performing high school in the state of Wisconsin, according to a new report by the Wisconsin Institute of Law and Liberty.

The institute recently issued a new “apples to apples” report to compare the academic performance and test scores of Wisconsin schools across sectors (public, charter, private, and Choice). The study analyzed test scores of schools by making adjustments for demographic factors known to influence academic outcomes in order to provide a fair comparison of school results.

Fe y Alegría RD Congo ya es parte de la Federación Internacional de Fe y Alegría

Fe y Alegría RD Congo is already part of the International Fe y Alegría Federation

The admission of Fe y Alegría from the Democratic Republic of the Congo was the most important and most consoling point in the XXXIII International Assembly of Fe y Alegría, which took place from 9 to 14 April, in Ilhéus, Bahia, Brazil.

The Congo, is the third country in Africa where there is presence of Fe y Alegría, first came to Chad in 2007 and then to Madagascar in 2013.