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Teaching in Freedom, Empowering Teachers

Teaching in Freedom, Empowering Teachers

Joint Message on the occasion of World Teachers’ Day 2017 Teachers are a critical foundation of every society’s long-term strength — providing children, young people and adults with the knowledge and skills they need to fulfill their potential. But around the world, far too many teachers don’t have the freedom and support they need to […]

The Story Of A Woman Who Displayed The Power Of Knowledge

The Story Of A Woman Who Displayed The Power Of Knowledge

 Elizabeth Ayumpou Balang is a teacher at a nursery and primary school in Rumbek, a town in central South Sudan. It is her dream job, but it did not come easily. Like many girls in South Sudan, Ms. Balang was married, and became a mother, while just a teenager. In South Sudan, about 45 per […]

Why You’re Not Management Material – And How To Get There

Why You’re Not Management Material – And How To Get There

You got to work this morning to find the office all abuzz. Jessica, the manager of another team in your department, has given her two-week notice, and everyone’s talking about who’s going to fill her role. Your company typically fills open management slots from the inside, and you’ve been working there for a while, building […]

What No One Tells You About Having Anxiety

What No One Tells You About Having Anxiety

Keep this in mind the next time you think someone with anxiety is just “worrying too much.” The mental health disorder, which affects nearly 40 million American adults, can touch multiple facets of a person’s life. Not only does it come with crippling emotional and physical symptoms, it has a complex way of affecting everyday thoughts, activities […]