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Learning What???

Education is traditionally viewed as an institution for learning. Learning what?

“What did you learn in school today?” – Dad

“Nothing.” – Me

That was the standard conversation shared between my Dad and I at the end of a school day, pretty much throughout the entirety of my academic career. 467 more words

Education

The Quality of Economic Growth and Why it Matters

As the signs of negative impact of global climate change are becoming evident, and especially in the aftermath of the global economic turndown, societies had a choice — either reframe their definition of growth, or try to pursue it, growth as we have known it for many decades. 53 more words

Poverty And Inequality

Social Good Nigeria Unveils 'The PopUp Incubator Project' For Techies in #Nigeria

Dotun Roy

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Social Good Nigeria has unveiled “The PopUp Incubator Project, a project targeted at developing the capacities of techies, entrepreneurs, young professionals and most importantly to promote women and girls’ involvement in Information Communication Technology Sector in Nigeria. 464 more words

Social Development

The Social Progress Index: A Global Social Economics Scorecard

The Social Progress Index (SPI) is a tool that measures and scores the world based on a country’s environment and society. It shows results at country level based on the themes of Basic Human Needs, Foundations of Wellbeing, and Opportunity. 603 more words

Social Change

How Facebook Helps Students Adapt to College

For today’s students, social media isn’t just a diversion, it’s a support system, says a paper exploring the role that Facebook plays in helping students adjust to campus life… 330 more words

Science & Tech

Apply: Open Society Youth Fellowship 2015

Dotun Roy


The Open Society Youth Fellowship 2015 is here. This fellowship supports young activists and organizers as thought leaders and allies in crafting solutions and new youth-focused approaches to open society challenges.  802 more words

Social Development