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Visiting all corners of the world in a single night (in a flying sleigh, no less) is indeed impressive. And it takes a little magic. Working in partnership with communities in... Visiting all corners of the world in a single night (in a flying sleigh, no less) is indeed impressi...

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Construction Season in the Bosawas

It is often said that Canada has two seasons – Winter and Road Construction. And although it is winter here now (or it will be soon!), it is construction season in the B... It is often said that Canada has two seasons – Winter and Road Construction. And although it i...

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Teachers are Key to Successful Tech

Great technology alone is not the answer to education. But technology in the hands of a great teacher can transport a classroom enthusiastically into the unknown! Teacher trai... Great technology alone is not the answer to education. But technology in the hands of a great teache...

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Offline Learners Connect to the World's Knowledge

In the company of a representative from the Ministry of Education, Change for Children’s team travels to remote communities in Nicaragua’s Bosawas Biosphere Reserve only acces... In the company of a representative from the Ministry of Education, Change for Children’s team travel...

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Unscripted and Unstoppable

“More girls today are attending and completing school, fewer are getting married or becoming mothers while still children, and more are gaining the skills they need to e... “More girls today are attending and completing school, fewer are getting married or becoming m...

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'Online' off the beaten path

Though I walk into the Taltimiche school classroom brandishing my own zoom lens and manual camera in addition to the smartphone in my pocket, it is I who ends up being the one... Though I walk into the Taltimiche school classroom brandishing my own zoom lens and manual camera in...

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School inauguration day in Siminka!

The school in Siminka on the banks of the Coco River in Nicaragua’s Bosawas biosphere reserve is nearing completion on the day we journey here. We make our way up the ri... The school in Siminka on the banks of the Coco River in Nicaragua’s Bosawas biosphere reserve ...

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San Isidro School - Opening Doors

The first time we visit San Isidro in the Guatemala highlands – one of the most marginalized and isolated communities in Comitancillo – it is to meet the Community Development... The first time we visit San Isidro in the Guatemala highlands – one of the most marginalized and iso...

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Alberta Teachers #MAKEROOM in Guatemala

As we continue to address classroom construction needs in Comitancillo, Guatemala, we are also concentrating efforts on improving the quality of education received inside clas... As we continue to address classroom construction needs in Comitancillo, Guatemala, we are also conce...

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The Journey to Gender Equality

Change for Children’s International Projects Manager, Adrienne, recently ventured into the Bosawas Bosawas Reserve for the first time and was welcomed by community membe... Change for Children’s International Projects Manager, Adrienne, recently ventured into the Bos...

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