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· July, 2014

Stories about Education from July, 2014

Massive Amounts Paid Out in Trinidad & Tobago's LifeSport Programme

28 July 2014

As more details come out about the corrupt LifeSport programme in Trinidad and Tobago, Wired868 focuses its satirical energies on Adolphus Daniell, a contractor who was reportedly paid TT$34 million (just under US$5.5 million) for doing nothing – and says he won't pay back the money: The people now under...

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How to Become a Good Father

21 July 2014

Panamanian Joel Silva Díaz elaborates what many people wonder, especially men: how to be a good father. On his personal blog he describes his challenges with his own father and his goals as a father: …Recuerdo que veía como un juego el buscar un tema de conversación, debido a mi...

The Irreplaceable Personal Student-Teacher Relationship

9 July 2014

Under the section Educational Relationships on the blog No hay mejor maestra que la vida (There is no better teacher than life), Luis María Llena León shares his experience with his high school students in Spain. What follows is the conclusion after an exchange between one of the students and...

Is Guyana's Population in Decline?

8 July 2014

Ever since the quotation made famous by Mark Twain, that there are three types of lies – lies, damn lies and statistics – the profession of statistics invariably finds itself under the microscope… ChrisRam.net examines the preliminary report on the Guyana Population and Housing Census.

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#NoBakchich, a Cameroonian App to Fight Administrative Corruption

8 July 2014

Corruption is a well-documented issue in Cameroon. For decades, political scandals have infamously stained the public administration due to multiple embezzlement charges, which in turn led to the creation of a special task force to fight corruption named  “Operation Epervier“. The outcome of the task force has been mixed so...

Photography as Means of Switching Off from the Online World

6 July 2014

Barcelona- based Andrea Collazo writes on Profesora de Informática (Computing teacher; es) a post about how to use a mobile phone to take pictures, while enjoying her vacation. You should pay attention to: Resolución: para obtener las mejores fotos, asegúrate de que la cámara tenga señalado en sus opciones el...

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