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STUDY ABROAD IN EDINBURGH

Why choose Edinburgh? Hear what our students like most about studying here in our latest video about Study Abroad in Edinburgh, along with our top ten reasons for choosing Edinburgh. Studying abroad at the University of Edinburgh from HSS Webteam … Continue reading

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The International Baccalaureate: “La Cultura de Excelencia”

“The culture of excellence” – Presidente Rafael Correa of Ecuador, referring to the International Baccalaureate… Everyone has heard of this education program, the International Baccalaureate, but no one is really sure what it is exactly. Some people, like President Correa … Continue reading

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I Live In Chile: What Does It Mean? (to live in Chile)

“Negotiated meaning”: What you take from a book may be very different from what the author puts into it. We cannot ask, “what the text means”, for each reader brings to it different knowledge, experience, attitudes and needs.” – Michael … Continue reading

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Help Wanted! Journey of a Lifetime! Hazardous Conditions! Safe Return Doubtful! Hard Work Guaranteed! Dark Days & Long Nights! Join the #EdCampSantiago 2013 Expedition!

It was 1912 when a certain Ernest Shackleton was looking for some men for a hazardous journey in the newspaper advertisement below. The weird guy that posted this ad made a quite unattractive offer for a seemingly not funny expedition. … Continue reading

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The UnConference: Not a Conference

First of all, let me state the obvious. An unconference is not a conference. At least, not in the traditional sense of what a conference is all about. What is a conference all about? A conference is about an event, … Continue reading

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Severn Suzuki interview about RARE

Interview with Severn Cullis-Suzuki, international ambassador for rare http://www.raresites.org/ more information on http://www.davidsuzuki.org http://www.karmatube.org/index.php Raised in Vancouver and Toronto, Severn Cullis-Suzuki has been an activist for the environment almost all her life. When she was 9 she started the Environmental … Continue reading

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A Voice for Trees, by Wangari Maathai (Nobel Peace Prize Winner)

The Green Belt Movement has planted over 40 million trees all over Africa. Fly over the tree planting sites and view the saplings in 3D in this tour, narrated by Nobel Peace Prize Winner Wangari Maathai. Learn more at http://www.google.com/cop16Continue reading

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Bedzed EcoVillage (UK): A Job of the Future

Jenny from Bioregional describes their network of sustainable communities across the world from Bed Zed Eco village london to China and Portugal. Welcome to BioRegional Delivering practical solutions for sustainability BioRegional is an entrepreneurial charity which initiates and delivers practical … Continue reading

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Severn Cullis-Suzuki: A Call to Action for Earth Summit 2012

Severn speaks as as We Canada Champion http://www.earthsummit.ca @wecanada At only 12 years of age, Severn Cullis-Suzuki spoke to world leaders at the 1992 Rio Earth Summit, telling them that they needed to take action and save the planet. Now, … Continue reading

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The Finland Phenomenon: The Global Search for Education

Source: C. M. RUBIN, WORLD AUTHOR http://cmrubinworld.tumblr.com/post/6075774154/the-global-search-for-education More Focus on Finland By C. M. Rubin with Harry Rubin and Michael Freeborn “The Finns had a crisis,” life-long educator, best-selling author, and Harvard professor Tony Wagner explains as we discuss his … Continue reading

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