TWO PEARLS OF EDUCATION FOR CITIZENSHIP

17 January, 2019
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I will tell you two pearls related by two fathers. The first one is:
A ten-year-old child asks his father:
– Dad, when I grow what will I be? Man or woman?
The father stayed silence. The second one is:
An eight-year-old child tells his father:
Dad, I am gay.This time the father speaks and answers:
– Why do you say that?
– Because at school the teacher told us that if a boy loves other boy is gay. And I love very much my friend L….
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HISTORY HAPPENS AGAIN

17 January, 2019
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Approximately in 1973 when I was a very young girl, I joined together with a group of Boy Scouts in the city where I lived. We wore an elegant uniform: a shirt with the insignia of the fleur-de-lis and a magnificent “scarf” that made us feel very elegant. Read the rest of this entry »


Parenting as a Profession

17 January, 2019

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We often see that many professionals spend daily or weekly time to improve themselves in their profession, reading specialized magazines or books about their work. Read the rest of this entry »


Wastes of the Development

16 January, 2019
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The interest in the environment grows as the welfare state in the post-industrial society increases; first as a result of the demands for a healthier environment (an unpolluted land, clear water or pure air), and second as a catalyzed result due to the frequent attacks on that environment. Development and wastes seem to be head or tail of the same coin. We want jobs, but the economic and industrial development is usually related with: waste generation, pollution or contamination. Read the rest of this entry »


Sex Education

15 January, 2019

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Education that refers to sexuality is not something other than one of many aspects or contents of human education which influences all others. Read the rest of this entry »


Online Learning

14 January, 2019
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Even if the computer is not the panacea of future learning, no one can doubt that it is a very powerful teaching tool with the power to change a professor’s way of teaching and a student’s way of learning. Read the rest of this entry »


The Right to and Duty of Education

26 October, 2018

 

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Within many social areas, it is believed with great justified conviction that parents are the first and main educators of their children. Today, it seems that this is clear neither in theory nor in practice among parents and public authorities.  Read the rest of this entry »