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6 Shifts in Education Driven by Technology -- THE Journal

6 Shifts in Education Driven by Technology -- THE Journal | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Six critical shifts are happening in education right now that are being driven, at least in part, by technology. According to preliminary findings from an upcoming report, these changes affect everything from the role of the teacher to a rethinking of how schools themselves work.

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A good short summary from the Horizon report. Check out the report here: http://cdn.nmc.org/media/2014-horizon-k12-preview.pdf

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Human Rights Groups: Australia Is Using Refugee Abuse As A Deterrant

Two human rights groups have accused the Australian government of ignoring alleged inhumane treatment of refugees who are being held on the Pacific islan
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Tanzania to receive $300m World Bank loan for Dar es Salaam port expansion | East & Horn Africa

Tanzania to receive $300m World Bank loan for Dar es Salaam port expansion | East & Horn Africa | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Tanzania will receive a $305m loan from the World Bank to expand its main port in it main commercial city Dar es Salaam, where congestion and inefficiencies are hampering ambitions to transform the east African nation into a regional transport hub.
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Cameroon wins African Cup of Nations

Cameroon wins African Cup of Nations | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Cameroon defeated Egypt 2-1 on Sunday.
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Michael Flynn resigns as Donald Trump's national security adviser over contacts with Russia

Michael Flynn resigns as Donald Trump's national security adviser over contacts with Russia | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Michael Flynn, Donald Trump's national security adviser, has resigned from his post after less than one month in office following reports that he had misled Vice-President Mike Pence about his contacts with Russia.
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POLITICS: Scottish Independence: Scotland Catholics vote

SCOTLAND: INT Statue of Virgn Mary in foreground with Catholic priest during church service in background TILT DOWN Catholic church interior Church servic
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What Will a Clinton or Trump Presidency Mean for Renewable Energy? Part 1 – The History

What Will a Clinton or Trump Presidency Mean for Renewable Energy? Part 1 – The History | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Here we are again. Election 2016. Deemed “the most important election of our lifetimes” — the same claim made about the 2000, 2004, 2008, and 2012 Presidential elections. As usual, each side is predicting that if their candidate’s opponent wins, we will witness the end of American democracy as we know it.
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The Government has put teachers back in charge – what should we do with this freedom?

The Government has put teachers back in charge – what should we do with this freedom? | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
This Wednesday morning at 9.
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Europe's Migration Tragedy: Life and death in the Mediterranean

In this harrowing film Sky’s Mark Stone witnesses the extraordinary rescue of hundreds of migrants off Libya's coast. Shows scenes of migrant rescues an
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Topic: Corruption is the only cause of a country's failure.

FINAL ROUND: Category 2: Grade 7, 8, 9 English language. Nepal's Top 7 Debaters 2013. Topic: Corruption is the only cause of a country's failure. FINALISTS
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The Destruction of Africa: Travel, History, Politics, Economics, Foreign Aid, and Religion (1990)

Today, Africa contains 54 sovereign countries, most of which have borders that were drawn during the era of European colonialism. Since colonialism, Africa
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Exclusive: Tony Blair sees dangerous times ahead for Western democracies

Exclusive: Tony Blair sees dangerous times ahead for Western democracies | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
The former British prime minister on political challenges fueled by anger and social media.
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Democracy Under Pressure: Germany Balances Liberty and Security in Face of Terror - SPIEGEL ONLINE - International

Democracy Under Pressure: Germany Balances Liberty and Security in Face of Terror - SPIEGEL ONLINE - International | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
In the wake of the Berlin terror attack, leading German politicians have begun demanding changes to the country's security architecture. With fall elections approaching, the issue is set to dominate the campaign. But there's also a danger of going too far. By SPIEGEL Staff
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"DEFINING PEACE" - Full Lecture | by Peter Joseph | Feb. 6th '12 | The Zeitgeist Movement

Please join our mailing list: http://www.thezeitgeistmovement.com/ "DEFINING PEACE", by Peter Joseph, "ZFest" | Feb. 6th 12 [ The Zeitgeist Movement ] Par
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Guy Ryder re-elected as ILO Director-General for a second term

Guy Ryder re-elected as ILO Director-General for a second term | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Guy Ryder has been re-elected by the Governing Body of the ILO for another five-year term that will start officially on 1 October 2017.
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Air Force general, ex-leader at Scott AFB, stripped of 2 stars for sex misconduct

Air Force general, ex-leader at Scott AFB, stripped of 2 stars for sex misconduct | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
The Air Force said retired Gen. Arthur Lichte engaged in improper sexual activity with a lower-ranking female officer; some of the activity happened when he was at Scott AFB.
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US blocks former Palestinian prime minister from senior UN role in Libya 'out of support for Israel'

US blocks former Palestinian prime minister from senior UN role in Libya 'out of support for Israel' | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
The Trump administration is under fire after it blocked the appointment of a well-respected former Palestinian prime minister to a senior UN role seemingly because he is a Palestinian.
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Israeli tycoon Lev Leviev makes surprise bid for property developer Africa Israel

Israeli tycoon Lev Leviev makes surprise bid for property developer Africa Israel | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
The offer made with Moti Ben-Moshe is one of five bids for the indebted company.
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From Gandhi to Guantanamo: Israel not alone in dealing with hunger strikes and force feeding

From Gandhi to Guantanamo: Israel not alone in dealing with hunger strikes and force feeding | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Israel is far from the first modern government that has struggled with the legal and moral difficulties of dealing with this form of protest.
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Neo-Nazi given 8 years' jail for torching refugee shelter

Neo-Nazi given 8 years' jail for torching refugee shelter | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
A German neo-Nazi was sentenced to eight years jail Thursday for an arson attack on a sports hall that had been designated to house refugees.
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Theresa May Seeks Clean Energy to Buoy Vision of Global Britain

Theresa May Seeks Clean Energy to Buoy Vision of Global Britain | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May plans to try to turn the nation’s early adoption of clean energy into a global business after Brexit, according to a new industrial-strategy paper.
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The New Geopolitics of China, India, and Pakistan: Major Flashpoints in Southern Asia

The full symposium report is available on CFR.org here: http://www.cfr.org/asia-and-pacific/new-geopolitics-china-india-pakistan/p37899 Experts addres
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Quick Mineral Identification

Quick identifying properties of several minerals.
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EveryLibrary: a political action committee (PAC) for libraries

EveryLibrary is a newly formed political action committee formed to promote libraries, with the specific goal of promoting votes for the millages that support libraries. From their web site: In each campaign, EveryLibrary will engage with the local librar
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China Says It Will Shut Down Its Ivory Trade in 2017

China Says It Will Shut Down Its Ivory Trade in 2017 | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
After years of negotiation with wildlife conservation groups, China's government has now set a timetable to end its legal ivory trade — March 2017.
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The Devastating Effects of Pollution in China (Part 1/2)

We went to the single most polluted place on earth, the coal-mining town of Linfen in Shanxi Province, China, where kids play in dirty rivers and the su
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