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Kathleen

Villages Innovate Participates in EduTech World Africa Virtual Conference on Oct 5-6. 2021

DATE : 2021-09-28 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Sign up for our session for free conference pass at Terrapinn. October 5-6, 2021, Johannesburg time. (GMT +2) Kathleen discusses with Anju De Alwis, managing director of Ultimate Access, about how schools from different economic and cultural backgrounds can connect and learn together through Robotics and programming. The process she describes has proven to be [...]
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Children’s Garden Students Complete Lego League in Their Temporary Stem Lab

DATE : 2021-04-15 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

To overcome the problem of Kenya's online learning due to COVID, equipment was lent to Children's Garden (CG) so that they could try to complete the City Shaper First Lego League Challenge.   Isaac Arabu, one of the original Twin School Tech Robotics Club participants 8 years ago, is now our main robotics trainer. He [...]
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The Power of Stories

DATE : 2015-11-08 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

I think that my worst fear in leaving Zimbabwe was that the 18-year partnership between the International School and Kadyamadare School would not survive the changes in personnel. That fear seems to reemerge at the oddest times, like now as I am trying to work at a distance on a non-profit.  

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A Way Forward

DATE : 2015-11-08 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Seeing, hearing, and contacting others in a digitalized world does not guarantee awakening of humanity. We prove this daily. Latent ambiguity in digital contacts can obstruct genuine connections of the heart and soul, which infuse with grit and empathy to shape a way forward. So how do we know if and where we are moving? […]

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Together We Are Better!

DATE : 2015-11-08 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

2010 As I head to New York City from Africa, my home for 18 years, I keep reflecting on how my connection with the Mother May I initiative has given new energy to my life-long dreams and passions. Those involved recognize and utilize each person’s talents to design a future that might otherwise be impossible. […]

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How Can We Ride the Ebbs and Flows with Power and Grace?

DATE : 2015-11-08 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Last week on Mother May I , I wrote about the impact of empathy on sustainability, a topic I’ve thought about often over the past two decades as an educator. Last week my team was struggling to define our next steps for the Community Resource Centre. Questioning how it could take so long for the […]

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