Month: October 2013

Red Card to Child Labour

The International Labor Organization (ILO) is a United Nations agency that strives to achieve “decent work for all”. They focus on sustaining reasonable rights in the workplace by ensuring that laborers are not subject to hazardous conditions. Of course, it is impossible to make big changes fast; however, it is undeniable that the organization is […]

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Unsung Heroes

In our school, involving oneself in service can be viewed in one of two different ways: either to complete one’s CAS hour requirements, or to give back to the community. While service activities are often associated with students, teachers also get involved in various projects that help the community, and for these teachers, the one […]

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Thank A Teacher Today: Teacher Appreciation Day

Article by: Daniel Um, 12 On October 5, 1994, The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) officially inaugurated World Teacher’s Day as an international commemorative event.  World Teacher’s Day aims to recognize teachers as powerful catalysts of social change.  UNESCO Director-General, Irina Bokova states, “Teachers’ professional knowledge and skills are the most important factor […]

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