Podcasts


Podcast #93: Education is key to building resilience in the Syrian Arab Republic

NEW YORK, United States of America, 12 March 2014 – On 15 March, the Syrian conflict will be 3 years old. As the crisis continues to devastate the country, region and beyond, violence and a pervasive lack of opportunity are affecting an entire generation of children. Today, more than 5.5 million Syrian children are denied their basic needs, the chance…


Podcast #92: Celebrating International Women’s Day – Equality for women is progress for all!

Podcast #92: Celebrating International Women’s Day – Equality for women is progress for all!
07 March 2014 0

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Dr. Sakena Yacoobi looks over the work of several female students.

Changing the World for Girls is a collaboration of the Beyond School Books podcast series and United Nations Girls’ Education Initiative (UNGEI). In this series you will find discussions on the lasting impact education has on girls, communities and nations around the world.…


Podcast #91: Investing in education through public–private partnerships

Podcast #91: Investing in education through public–private partnerships
03 March 2014 0

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Varkey GEMS Foundation staff during the Teachers Training programme in Uganda.

NEW YORK, United States of America, 3 March 2014 – Business leaders and heads of governments from around the world will gather at Dubai’s Global Education and Skills Forum to strengthen collaboration and further engage the business sector in building a better educated and more equitable society.…


Podcast #90: Shine the light of education

Podcast #90: Shine the light of education
22 January 2014 0

After decades of reporting on the human cost of war, Janine di Giovanni can clearly articulate the way forward. “We have to shine the light in darkness, and that light is education,” she says in the latest Beyond School Books podcast.…


Podcast #89: Year-end wrap on Beyond School Books

Podcast #89: Year-end wrap on Beyond School Books
26 December 2013 0
NEW YORK, USA, 26 December, 2013 – In this year-end episode of Beyond School Books, we bring you perspectives on peacebuilding from our guests this past year.…


Podcast #88: A more accessible world so that everyone can dream as big as they want

Podcast #88: A more accessible world so that everyone can dream as big as they want
02 December 2013 1
NEW YORK, USA, 2 December, 2013 – The 3rd of December, the International Day of Persons with Disabilities this year is commemorated under the theme “Break Barriers, Open Doors: for an inclusive society and development for all”. To mark the day, podcast moderator Alex Goldmark spoke with Munyaradzi Mahiya (Munya), an inspiring advocate for a more inclusive society. Sharing his…


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