I’ve spent the last few years traveling Europe and I want to share with you my favorite places. Enjoy this travel guide featuring Europe’s incredible destinations. From the scenery of the Alps, to encanting medieval cities, Europe’s beauty and history remains unmated to the rest of the world. I put my heart, soul, and several years of hard work into this video and I can’t wait to share it with you…
Day: December 14, 2022
From 2022 to 2023: time to press the accelerator to protect education from all hazards!
From 2022, a year for hope…
On the positive side, 2022 was a turning point full of hope for children, youth and education:
Sadly, children and education systems were affected not only by climate change, like floods in Pakistan, and extreme weather in Europe, but also by earthquakes in the Philippines and Indonesia, among other examples. Tragically, students and education personnel continue being targeted in conflict zones, for no fault of their own and sometimes simply because of their gender or who they are in a society. Think of Afghanistan, Colombia or Mali. For a complete overview, read the annual report of the Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attacks…
Visualizing The Smoking Population of Countries
Over the last two decades, knowledge around the dangers of smoking has become more widespread, and changes to legislation has forced cigarette companies to put health warnings on their packaging.
According to Our World in Data, about one-in-four adults around the world smoke tobacco—at least on an occasional basis. And in many countries, a majority of these smokers are men.
But just how big is the smoking gender gap, and which places have the biggest divide between men and women when it comes to smoking? This graphic by Pablo Alvarez visualizes the smoking population breakdown across the globe…
Journal Publication Workflow [Infographic]
SDG 4 Quality Education Collection
Springer is calling for articles to our new Collection on Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship, in support of the UN Sustainable Development Goal: SDG 4 which aims to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.
6 keys to critical thinking based on Bloom’s taxonomy
12 Role Typologies
The resource provides a set of tools or digital utility that many people can access.
Examples: Coursera, Ifixit, Wikimedia Foundation
The utility provides infrastructure for basic services like water, energy, nutrients, feed, connectivity, or resource cycling more broadly.
Examples: Weconnex, Biopolus, Linux Foundation
Unlike the resource, which is passively available, the teacher involves pro-actively training and knowledge sharing.
Examples: Girls Who Code, The Natural Step, Center for Artistic Activism
The connector provides a method for connecting two or more types of actors who weren’t properly connected before.
Example: Matcha , Preply, Ruumi
The exemplifier inspires other actors through a working and compelling demonstration.
Examples: Commonland, Buurtzorg, Fairphone
The activist works to enact new legislation, shift human behavior, raise awareness, or more generally put pressure on key stakeholders.
Examples: Client Earth, Extinction Rebellion, Tectonica
The innovator is primarily focused on the creation of new IP or recombining existing IP, whether for their own product/services or for others.
Examples: SRI International, Precious Plastic, New Story
The scaler focuses on creating economies of scale from existing product, service, or technology innovation.
Examples: SunPower, Desolenator, Sustainer
The investor provides capital to assist the perpetuation of an activity, the growth of certain organizations, or an existence of an asset.
Examples: Purpose, Follow This, Landscape Finance Lab
The researcher unearths key insights that can be used in innovation and implementation.
Examples: Stockholm Resilience Centre, Croatan Institute, DRIFT
The integrator brings together existing technology and/or multiple models to provide new holistic value.
Examples: Medic.org, Mad Agriculture, BuildUpNepal
The monitor provides accountability of current power structures and validates claims.
Examples: Open Secrets, Transnational Institute, Global Investigative Journalism Network