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Posts Tagged "school"

School is out – Haiti

School is out – Haiti

The school year 2015-2016 has just finished in Haiti. Millions of school kids are on their well deserved break. They will be back in their classrooms in September. The education system in Haiti is developing but to slow. Primary school enrollment is about 75%, up a bit from earlier years but still to low. An average Haitian over 25 years…

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School in The Philippines in progress

School in The Philippines in progress

The Philippine school year 2016-2017 started on  June 13. Millions of school children are back in the classroom. The said school year is comprised of 54 days for the first quarter, 48 days for the second quarter, another 48 days for the third quarter, and 52 days for the fourth quarter. It will officially end on April 7, 2017. This…

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New school year in Haiti

New school year in Haiti

Today the school year 2014-2015 opens in Haiti. Millions of school children return to their educational centers, and yet, almost one in four of all children are not enrolled. Haiti’s President, Michel Martelly, has made free public education one of his top priorities, and possibly won the election 2011 on that promise. Three years later, he has problem to fulfill…

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The education system in Haiti

The education system in Haiti

Last week the school year in Haiti started one month delayed. Hopefully the children will learn a lot for the future to raise the country out of poverty. Beginning in 1948, the international community recognized education as a fundamental human right, through Article 26 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The first Haitian constitution of 1801 stated that the…

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Denja

Denja

Six year old Denja at the preschool in Marigot, Haiti. She was continously smiling but was shy and she didn’t say much, but her favorite subject was writing.

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The coast

The coast

Yesterday we went to the east coast of Luzon, the largest island of the Philippines. It was hard work as usual, and it was really intersting to see how well these rural kids understand the situation in their local area nd also the Philippines. I’m really impressed. Now I’m back in Manila for a few days. A picture from the…

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School visit

School visit

Last week I visited a school just about one hour outside Port-au-Prince. It is a nice little school in a small village. The main building was affected by the earthquake, and it needs to be repaired before it is used again. The kids are still afraid to be inside concrete buildings, and the school is now in a temporary wood…

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