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The Real Cost of Cutting School Libraries

The Real Cost of Cutting School Libraries | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
If you've been following our blog, you saw this coming: we love libraries.  Remembering our libraries from early school days,  no one spoke above a whisper, the Dewey Decimal System ruled from litt...

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Lourense Das's curator insight, April 12, 2014 11:07 AM

Cutting school libraries will cost you!

Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, April 12, 2014 2:53 PM

A great blog post about the importance of school librarians. SMT's need to read this and begin to understand the important role that a school librarian can play in their school. We are not those people that issue books and keep control at lunchtime. They are important but they are not librarians. 

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The costs to student learning as a result of axing school libraries

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Saving rhinos with anti-poaching drones in South Africa

Saving rhinos with anti-poaching drones in South Africa | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
The rhino remains a species under siege, as poachers target the beasts for their magnificent horns. We head to Kruger
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Equal pay, gender wage gaps and “constantly moving goalposts”: Review of 40 years of research

Equal pay, gender wage gaps and “constantly moving goalposts”: Review of 40 years of research | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
2014 article in the Cambridge Journal of Economics provides an overview of the scholarly literature and the current debates, as well as the progress toward, and proposed remedies for, closing the gender pay gap.
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“Missing workers” and the labor force: Research on unemployment and getting back to work

“Missing workers” and the labor force: Research on unemployment and getting back to work | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
2015 roundup of research relating to Americans who have dropped out of the labor force, including the changing nature of new jobs and the human impacts of unemployment.
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Human trafficking and the “new slavery”: Problems with definitions, enforcement, understanding

Human trafficking and the “new slavery”: Problems with definitions, enforcement, understanding | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
2014 paper in the Annual Review of Law and Social Science that explores current debates and findings relating to the area of human trafficking.
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Rugare Gumbo calls Mnangagwa a terrorist

Rugare Gumbo calls Mnangagwa a terrorist | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Former Zanu (PF) information secretary, Rugare Gumbo, has described Emmerson Mnangagwa as a terrorist.
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'Mugabe obsessed with foreign health service' - The Zimbabwe Standard

'Mugabe obsessed with foreign health service' - The Zimbabwe Standard | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
President Robert Mugabe’s revelation that his family uses its state-sponsored annual holiday in the Far East for medical check-ups
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Kagame Calls for Inclusive Policies for Gender Parity - AllAfrica.com

Kagame Calls for Inclusive Policies for Gender Parity - AllAfrica.com | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
The world needs inclusive policies that seek the contribution of everybody, including women, in order to attain global gender parity.
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Namibia Courts to Deny Bail to Rhino Poachers, Minister Says

Namibia is to crack down on illegal rhino and elephant poaching and the country’s courts will deny bail to suspects, Environment and Tourism Minister Uahekua Herunga said.

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Dubai overtakes Heathrow as top international airport

Dubai overtakes Heathrow as top international airport | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Dubai airport has soared ahead of London''s Heathrow, riding a boom in long-haul flights between Asia and the West to become the world''s top international travel hub, it said Tuesday

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Martin Luther King's Last Speech: "I've Been To The Mountaintop" - YouTube

The final part of Martin Luther King's last speech. He delivered it on April 3, 1968, at the Mason Temple in Memphis, Tennessee. The next day, King was assas...

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Martin Luther King's Last Speech: "I've Been To The Mountaintop" - YouTube

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Parte final del Discurso del Pastor Martin Luther King un día antes de morir asesinado.

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Majority of UK’s most influential had independent school education – survey - Academicis

Majority of UK’s most influential had independent school education – survey - Academicis | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Debrett’s 500 list reveals more than 40% went to fee-paying schools, confirming lack of diversity and showing trend of Britain becoming ‘less meritocratic’ The Debrett’s 500 list includes, from top left, the Prince of Wales, Russell Brand, vlogger-turned-author...
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Civil Society Groups Oppose Mugabe as Next AU President

Civil Society Groups Oppose Mugabe as Next AU President | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Civil society organizations are opposing the likely election of Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe as the next president of the African Union. African leaders are expected to elect the 90-year-ol...
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DEVELOPMENT OF RUARAL AGRICULTURAL MOBILE INFORMATION SYSTEM (RAMIS) FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

ICT applications across the developing world that support agricultural development use radio, the Internet and increasingly, cell phones. Cell phone networks have opened up information flows to millions of rural communities.
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The impact of big-box retailers on communities, jobs, crime, wages and more: Research roundup

The impact of big-box retailers on communities, jobs, crime, wages and more: Research roundup | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
2014 selection of research on the wide range of impacts of retail chain stores, including on small local business, county-level employment, and more.
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China’s rise as a major contributor to science and technology

China’s rise as a major contributor to science and technology | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
2014 study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on China’s increasing investments in education, science, engineering and technology.
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The research on capital punishment: Recent scholarship and unresolved questions

The research on capital punishment: Recent scholarship and unresolved questions | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
2014 review of research on capital punishment, including studies that attempt to quantify rates of innocence and the potential deterrence effect on crime.
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Kerry Ties Military Aid to Peaceful Vote in Nigeria - Wall Street Journal

Kerry Ties Military Aid to Peaceful Vote in Nigeria - Wall Street Journal | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Secretary of State John Kerry warned Nigeria’s top two presidential candidates that future military assistance will depend on next month’s election being peaceful and transparent.
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Evidence-Based Policing Matrix | Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy

Evidence-Based Policing Matrix | Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
#Data #Analysis Evidence-Based Policing Matrix | Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy http://t.co/WDVi3JBpm2 #data
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Govt names roads after Muzenda, Nkomo - New Zimbabwe.com

Govt names roads after Muzenda, Nkomo - New Zimbabwe.com | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
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Muzenda also known as the 'Soul of the Nation' passed away in September 2003 while former vice-president Nkomo, fondly known as 'Father Zimbabwe' died in July 1999.
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Botswana leader blames Asian market for increase in animal poaching

Botswana leader blames Asian market for increase in animal poaching | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Botswana President Ian Khama on Monday said that the Asian market was to blame for increase in poaching activities in the Southern Africa region. Speakin

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FOIA Documents Reveal Massive DEA Program to Record American’s Whereabouts With License Plate Readers

FOIA Documents Reveal Massive DEA Program to Record American’s Whereabouts With License Plate Readers | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
The Drug Enforcement Administration has initiated a massive national license plate reader program with major civil liberties concerns but disclosed very few details, according to new DEA documents obtained by the ACLU...
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Mnangagwa allies lose Zanu-PF poll | AfricaNewsDesk.com

Mnangagwa allies lose Zanu-PF poll | AfricaNewsDesk.com | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Perceived allies of Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa and Zanu-PF's new political commissar Savior Kasukuwere lost the party's keenly-anticipated primary elections in Mt Darwin yesterday - as the seem......
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A 60 Seconds Guide to The Use of Blogging in Education

A 60 Seconds Guide to The Use of Blogging in Education | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
A few months ago Educational Technology and Mobile Learning posted a detailed guide on how Teachers can Use Blogging in Education. We are glad this post has received a wide interaction from...

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SLS Guernsey's curator insight, January 23, 3:43 AM

Blogging is a really important tool to help with literacy skills. Give it a try.

Denis Lundie's curator insight, January 23, 7:18 AM

Writing for the web, in all forms, is an essential communication skill. All languages should teach the techniques and rules that apply to writing for the web.

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Mujuru's fall from Grace continues - Independent Online

Mujuru's fall from Grace continues - Independent Online | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
South Africa's Premier Online News Source. Discover the world of IOL, News South Africa, Sport, Business, Financial, World News, Entertainment, Technology, Motoring, Travel, Property, Classifieds & more.
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Zimbabwe: Mutasa Steals Party Documents

Zimbabwe: Mutasa Steals Party Documents | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
FORMER Zanu-PF secretary for Administration Cde Didymus Mutasa reportedly stole all party documents and files from the office he was using, which his lawyers used to prepare an application expected to be filed at the High Court in Harare today.
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