PROJECT UPDATE #16

After our recent round of field work, I started thinking about how students and teachers congregate around electronic devices to learn and to socialise. In the not too distant past, and even today, people would gather to tell stories around a campfire, a hearth. Fire...

PROJECT UPDATE #15

An overview of fieldwork in Ghana

PROJECT UPDATE 14B

As promised, I am writing a bit more this month now that I have been able to do some field work. After what seemed like a barrage of Covid tests I finally made it to Ghana. My first day of work began with a stakeholder meeting comprising members of the educational...

PROJECT UPDATE 14A

Just last week I read a tweet an author had paired with a picture of himself and his family. It read: “When the stars align…” For him he had managed to capture the perfect moment where everything was going right. The stars were in place and energies were slowly making...

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PROJECT UPDATE #9

PROJECT UPDATE #9

I’m not trying to be rude, but my parents always taught me to speak up if I think something is bogus. ― Pip Harry, Because of You   When I was 24 my boyfriend proposed to me. We were at one of our favourite outdoor raves in Australia (Earthcore). A full moon....

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PROJECT UPDATE #8

PROJECT UPDATE #8

Reopening of schools, jabs, and the future of education in Ghana  In this month's project update, I will be reflecting on the COVID-19 situation in Ghana and how it has affected teaching and learning. While Selena had planned to discuss the concept of fairness this...

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PROJECT UPDATE #7

PROJECT UPDATE #7

I thought I would keep this month’s project update brief, focusing on a few highlights to offer an idea of where the project is headed next. Good news is that we’re still on track. Much of the WP1 Horizon scan is complete (global). We are now starting to focus on...

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PROJECT UPDATE #6

PROJECT UPDATE #6

Preliminary findings … survival is not an academic skill. It is learning how to stand alone, unpopular and sometimes reviled, and how to make common cause with those others identified as outside the structures in order to define and seek a world in which we can all...

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