International Day of People with Disabilities 2020

On December 3 2020, for the annual celebration of people with disabilities, the theme for this year’s International Day of People with Disabilities (IDPWD 2020) is ‘Not All Disabilities Are Visible’. According to the WHO World Report on Disability 2011, 15 per cent of the world’s population, or more than 1 billion people, are living with...

UK government’s foreign aid cuts put girls’ education at risk

This article was written by Pauline Rose, Director of the Research for Equitable Access and Learning (REAL) Centre at the University of Cambridge. It was originally published on the Conversation website on 26 November 2020. It was also published on the Global Citizen website on 30 November 2020. The UK government’s 2020 spending review includes a...

Preparing young people for a better future in the UK: Addressing social justice through the curriculum

This article was written by Linda Peck of AlignEd International Schools are now grappling with how to transform the curriculum to address the unprecedented challenges that have arisen in the wake of the Covid-19 crisis and social justice protests. Whilst the initial focus was on catching up on learning loss, thinking has clearly moved on and...

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