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More Than a Village: Exploring the Dynamics of School-Community Engagement

Morgan P. Appel, Director, Education Department

Effective community engagement is the lifeblood of the educational endeavor. Even those reforms foisted upon institutions from on high require broader buy-in from those impacted by sea changes (or incremental changes) in education. 980 more words


Actual Mexican Independence Day (Day 3)


Today, we had a culture competence discussion. I found it very interesting. Culture is what drives me to travel to different countries. Culture is what caused me so much confusion as a child. 1,302 more words

APA Div. 39's Scholars Program- Multicultural Concerns Committee

The Division of Psychoanalysis (Division 39) Scholars Program for the 2015-16 year is now accepting applications. There are a total of 66 openings for the program which runs from the Division 39 Spring Meeting in San Francisco April 22-26, 2015 until the Atlanta Spring Meeting April, 2016. 408 more words


The Doctor of Oz: The Quiapo Medical Center Experience

From the timeless tale of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum, we’ve come to know about the Scarecrow’s want of a brain, the Tin Man’s longing for a heart, the Cowardly Lion’s wish for courage, and Dorothy’s request to return to Kansas. 1,423 more words


Bridging the cultural chasm: Why international education should no longer be a one-way street

In Australian universities, all students are encouraged to engage in culturally diverse experiences throughout their degrees (Collett, 2008, p.1). Intercultural relationships on campus and in the classroom offer students the opportunity to acquire new values and beliefs, learn tolerance and develop the cosmopolitan orientation required to become global citizens (Marginson, 2012, p.5). 740 more words


Globalisation: The Hero or The Villain?

The concept of globalisation makes reference to an “international community” (O’Shaughnessy & Stadler, 2008, p.458) enlightened and enhanced by “technological development and economic, political and military interests” (O’Shaughnessy & Stadler, 2008, p.458). 405 more words

Speak Up At School

Precept of the Day

The campaign against bigotry involves all of us. Each of our voices matters, and each is vital to creating inclusive schools—schools that embrace the great diversity of our nation.

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