Education

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Integrated Education in Northern Ireland

by FG

Integrated Education in Northern Ireland  Faysal Mikdadi “Integrated Education is about mutual and common acceptance, especially the acceptance of trying new ideas for the benefit of the central purpose of education: the individual child.” Cliodhna Scott-Wills: Development Officer for Northern Ireland Council for Integrated Education (NICIE) “WHEREAS Member States have pledged themselves to achieve, in […]

Integrated Education in Israel and Palestine

by FG

Integrated Education in Israel and Palestine Dr Faysal Mikdadi Abstract: This paper outlines the current situation with the provision of integrated education in Israel and Palestine. It shows that provision is in its incipient stage with some signal success in the very few Israeli schools embracing it. It also shows that recent developments in Palestine […]

British Education – dumbing down or smartening up?

by soraya

British Education – dumbing down or smartening up? John Parsons Growing up in the post war period; educational expectations were limited for the majority of people. The most coveted education was to obtain one of the very few Grammar School places by taking the 11+ exam. Future social mobility was almost guaranteed if you gained […]

Thoughts on the Arab Spring and education in the countries involved

by FG

Thoughts on the Arab Spring and education in the countries involved John Parsons The cessation of  NATO air strikes in Libya prompts a review of the current situation in the Arab World. What caused the ‘domino effect’ at the beginning of this year of popular uprisings in Tunisia, Egypt, Bahrain, Libya, Syria and Yemen?  These […]

The Difference in Education

by FG

The Difference in Education Dr Faysal Mikdadi It is always interesting to note how different cultures view education in different ways. It is also alarming to see that what is good in one culture is a definite ‘no no’ in another. In Britain, we like to think that we teach our students how to be […]

The Palestinian Right To Education

by FG

The Palestinian Right To Education Dr Faysal Mikdadi A great deal is said and written about each person’s right to education. It would appear rather odd to be talking about “a Palestinian” right to education as if the Palestinian student were a special case. By virtue of living under an occupation in the Palestinian Territories, […]

Integrated Education: A New Sense of Awareness

by FG

Integrated Education: A New Sense of Awareness It was a meeting of minds and spirit when Bishop Riah and three Facilitate Global Directors met with Baroness May Blood. This formidable campaigner shared her experiences of working for 26 years to bring about integrated education in deeply sectarian Northern Ireland, even after threats to her life. […]

Integratsia School

by FG

Integratsia School Facilitate Global has started the process of raising funds for Integratsia. This will be a school centre with an equal number of Jews, Christians and Muslims, both as pupils and on the Board of Governors.  This will offer more than just education. Starting with children aged from three years old, many of the […]