we feel so lonely now that everyone has moved over to the computer room Testing: For better and/or for worse, many education systems are built around it (although some perhaps not as much as…

Michael Trucano |

It’s a serene place. Five women and their children currently reside at the domestic violence shelter. They are escaping abusive husbands, parents, in-laws, or siblings. Their stay ranges from…

Rebecca Lacroix |

With 54 percent of the world’s population now living in urban areas, central and local governments around the globe are faced with both opportunities and challenges. This week, policymakers from…

Mohamad Al-Arief |

In Mozambique in 2003, it took an entrepreneur 168 days to start a business. Today, it takes only 19 days. That kind of transformation has major implications for ambitious men and women who are…

Cecile Fruman |

  Я грузинка, и я почти уже 30 лет живу в этой небольшой стране площадью примерно 70 тыс. км2. Должна признаться, что никогда не была в Троицкой церкви в Гергети, расположенной на высоте 2170…

Tako Kobakhidze |

  I am Georgian and I have lived in this small country of about 70, 000 square kilometers for almost 30 years. Sadly, I will confess that I have never been to the Gergeti Trinity Church. At an…

Tako Kobakhidze |

Why Teachers Matter Happy World Teachers’ Day! Several days ago, my colleagues and I were thinking of a way to honor and celebrate teachers. We decided to go into schools and ask students…

Anne Elicaño-Shields |

Also available in: Français | العربية   A boat trip from Port Elizabeth to Kingstown, in the Caribbean country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, is a one-hour trip that locals take several…

Valerie Lorena |

El viaje en barco desde Port Elizabeth a Kingstown, en el país caribeño de San Vicente y las Granadinas, es un trayecto de una hora que los lugareños hacen varias veces al día. Durante uno de…

Valerie Lorena |

Afghanistan. Photo by Steve Utterwulghe. This latest blog post should start with a mea culpa. Indeed, my 2015 work plan for public-private dialogue (PPD) did start in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, not…

Steve Utterwulghe |