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Girls Education - #SheWill Empower and Challenge

I was fortunate enough to attend the Girls Education Forum in London with 170 other return International Citizen Service (ICS) volunteers. There were many very important speakers there such as Maria Eitel, CEO and Founder of the… 821 more words


It’s just been over a week ....

It’s just been over a week since I arrived in Nepal and I am happy to be here.  I have reconnected with many of the people I respect and admire, in Kathmandu, Kapan, Bhaktapur, Banepa (you know who you are!) and of course SIRC. 808 more words


Lessons Learned from a Team Leader| Natasha Porter

“So what exactly will you be doing in Africa and what precisely does a team leader do?” These are questions that I have been asked many times before, during and after my placement.  855 more words


UK's European policy - already broken? or magician's distraction?

I finished my first post-Brexit post by noting the “exquisitely sharp dilemma” Britain’s new Prime Minister has to manage. That was before she seemingly decided to sharpen the dilemma by appointing… 1,065 more words


A message to David Cameron & Justine Greening - and their successors

Alex Kent is the UK Director of Restless Development and blogs as David Cameron steps down as the Prime Minister of the UK and Justine Greening moves on from her role as Secretary of State for International Development. 900 more words


There is a difference between "What am I doing?/ What am I doing!/ What am I doing?!"

​What am I doing?

I am writing this time as a lot of thoughts are coming into my mind. It’s like a level, when reached, Bursts into something which is not done usually. 431 more words

Global Citizenship - Water Update

Back in the Spring term, we were learning about Global Citizenship across school and in Y2, we were learning about water.

Some of the children decided that they wanted to write letters to David Cameron, the Prime Minister and our local MPs to highlight the issue that not everyone in the world has access to clean water – and this was something that we really disagreed with. 128 more words