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Born and raised in Cape Town, South Africa, I am a 22-year-old who could be described as ambitious, hardworking, and a perfectionist. I enjoy being challenged with new tasks, as I believe discomfort allows one to grow and learn. I enjoy teamwork, but I am also capable of working on my own. I believe that communication is an important aspect of any relationship, especially professional ones, as it doesn’t leave any room for errors or misunderstandings. Therefore, I pride myself on being a skilled communicator. I am organised, goal-driven, and I find it very hard to set a task down once I have started. I may not have the most extroverted personality, but I do enjoy socialising with others in any setting. I recently graduated with a BA in English and Communication Science. While completing my degree, I worked as an editorial intern at Highbury Media, where I gained first-hand experience in editing, publishing, and social media management. I was also able to sharpen my writing skills, which came in handy as I went on to work as a freelance writer for ClubX Magazine for over a year. Even though I do not have years of experience behind me, I am, however, eager to learn. And a fresh mind is always a benefit. When it comes to my free time, I enjoy reading, writing, and painting. I am also currently learning Italian and intend on tackling many other foreign languages.

 Listings /  Africa

Anglican Pre K-12 Day & Boarding School for Girls; encouraging students to develop their potential by fostering pursuit of personal and academic excellence. Abbotsleigh provides a quality, well-balanced education, underpinned by the Christian faith. Each girl is empowered to be a courageous, constructive and compassionate world citizen, who embraces diversity and has a will to serve others. For many generations, Abbotsleigh has been empowering young women by providing them with an education that prepares them for their future. Education includes more than academic excellence, so Abbotsleigh seeks to focus on the whole girl, offering girls unparalleled opportunities to develop their gifts and talents as well as their character.

 Listings /  Oceania/Antarctic

In 1869, the Reverend Thomas Bowman Stephenson saw some children living rough under the arches of Waterloo Station Instead of walking by, he stopped to listen to their stories. Then he worked out the most practical way to help. Stephenson was a Methodist minister from the North East of England. He was also passionate about social justice. So when he moved to London, he challenged the Methodist Church to take action to help children living on the streets. Stephenson’s work led to the creation of the National Children’s Home (NCH). In 1994, we became NCH Action for Children. We’ve been Action for Children since 2008. Our vision is that every child and young person has a safe and happy childhood, and the foundations they need to thrive. We put children at the heart of everything we do. That includes our mission and values. They’re our blueprint for the way we work. We protect and support children and young people. We do this by providing practical and emotional care and support. We make sure their voices are heard. And we campaign to bring lasting improvements to their lives.

 Listings /  United Kingdom

I am a God fearing individual, and I’m also a father to two beautiful kids, a boy and a girl. I worked for Tekkie Town as a Sales Assistant and I was chosen as the best Sales person for the entire Mpumalanga province. I also worked for the Department of agriculture as a Data capture. I have a passion for sports, football is one of my favourites and one day I wish I can own a soccer team. While I was in high school, I always wanted to be a lawyer but due to financial constraints I could not become one. My interest in the justice system came when I realised that the late former president Mr Nelson Mandela was also a lawyer representing his people. I wish one day I could give back to my community and its people because my community gave us the likes of the late Steve Bantu Biko, one of the BCM Members who fought for the people of South Africa. My community is one of the underdeveloped communities of this country, but I know that one day all of this will change because I know that with education anything is possible. When a child is educated communities will change for the better and if one community changes, then our country will change for the better as well and poverty will be no more. Education topped with one’s perseverance is the key to a bright future for all. With this pandemic people have lost their jobs and in some households you find that no one is working and people resort to drugs and alcohol, some get depressed to a point of taking their own lives. If we can start developing jobs for people, our continent would become a better place for us all. Being part of an initiative that supports the empowerment of those less privileged is one of my greatest wishes. I will be glad if all my wishes do come through because nothing is as important as education and hard work, and an educated country means a better world for us all.

 Listings /  Africa

Aleardo Aleardi was founded in Verona in 1948 and has consolidated over 70 years of experience in the education of young people, offering the entire education cycle from early years (2.5-5 years) to senior years (14-18 years). A privately-owned school, holds the parity status (Italian law n.62/00) and is, therefore, an integral part of the Italian National Education System. In 1996, the school continued its tradition as innovative education centre with the inauguration of the international section, International School of Verona, which aims to interpret the educational requirements of today's children, helping young people grow both intellectually and personally. Students are prepared for the challenges that they will face in the rapidly changing future, through an education which takes tradition, social values and the needs of young people continually into consideration. The individual needs of each student, the development of a positive relationship between school staff and the families involved in school life, and continuity in the development of the school's study programme are important values, central to the growth of the school and the establishment of its reputation as a modern, innovative educational institution. Students are encouraged to play an active and responsible part in school life, helping to maintain a secure and stimulating environment within the school. The International School of Verona is recognised by ECIS (European Council of International Schools) and is authorised for University of Cambridge International Examinations (CIE), the world's largest provider of international qualifications for students up to 19 years old. Since 2009, the International School of Verona has been authorized by the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) to teach the Diploma Programme, becoming an IB World School. Aleardo Aleardi nasce a Verona nel 1948 e ha consolidato oltre 70 anni di esperienza nella formazione dei giovani, offrendo l'intero ciclo formativo dalla prima infanzia (2,5-5 anni) alla terza età (14-18 anni). Scuola di proprietà privata, detiene lo status di parità (legge n.62/00) ed è, quindi, parte integrante del Sistema educativo nazionale italiano. Nel 1996 la scuola continua la sua tradizione di polo educativo innovativo con l'inaugurazione della sezione internazionale, International School of Verona, che si propone di interpretare le esigenze educative dei bambini di oggi, aiutando i giovani a crescere intellettualmente e personalmente. Gli studenti sono preparati per le sfide che dovranno affrontare in un futuro in rapida evoluzione, attraverso un'educazione che tenga costantemente conto della tradizione, dei valori sociali e dei bisogni dei giovani. I bisogni individuali di ciascuno studente, lo sviluppo di un rapporto positivo tra il personale scolastico e le famiglie coinvolte nella vita scolastica e la continuità nello sviluppo del programma di studi della scuola sono valori importanti, centrali per la crescita della scuola e l'istituzione del suo reputazione di istituzione educativa moderna e innovativa. Gli studenti sono incoraggiati a svolgere un ruolo attivo e responsabile nella vita scolastica, contribuendo a mantenere un ambiente sicuro e stimolante all'interno della scuola. La International School of Verona è riconosciuta dall'ECIS (European Council of International Schools) ed è autorizzata agli esami internazionali dell'Università di Cambridge (CIE), il più grande fornitore mondiale di titoli internazionali per studenti fino a 19 anni. Dal 2009 la International School of Verona è stata autorizzata dall'International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) all'insegnamento del Diploma Programme, diventando una IB World School.

 Listings /  Greater Europe

Alinjarra Primary School, located in the northern suburb of Alexander Heights Perth, opened in 1988. The word ‘Alinjarra’ is an aboriginal word meaning “North”. The school caters for Kindergarten to year 6 students and offers a safe, caring and positive learning environment. All classrooms are air-conditioned, fully networked with computers, have interactive whiteboards to enhance student’s learning and a well-developed, monitored website. A wide range of learning activities are offered across the curriculum including the specialist areas of Science, Music (a school choir and instrumental programs in flute, guitar and clarinet), Italian, ICT and Physical Education. Talented and gifted students are also catered for in a variety of programs across the school and district, including PEAC and EYES. The school continues to develop strong links with the local community. Our community consists of a variety of nationalities, with over 20 different languages spoken by our families. The school works in partnership with our School Council, P&C, School Volunteers and Chaplaincy programs to ensure the best outcomes for our students. Together at Alinjarra Primary School we equip our students to strive for excellence, be healthy active lifelong learners and responsible members of the community who possess the necessary skills, knowledge and attitudes to achieve their individual potential.

 Listings /  Oceania/Antarctic

I am Alonzo Van Aarde, born on 9th July 2002. I was raised in Cape Town, South Africa, I am the oldest son out of 6 children, Recently (last year 2020) I have matriculated in my hometown, Mitchell’s plain. I never quite had a fixed job but I have had my fair share of holiday jobs in a shoe store it was called first stop shoes in a shopping complex close to home. In my free time, I would work private jobs with my father and doing shop fitting and house renovations all over Cape Town. I loved helping my father out. It was also a way for me to have extra pocket money. I also worked at a Taylor blinds company, whereby the production of blinds called Taylor blinds in Montague gardens. I took part in various programs whilst at school, namely, in leadership development skills with a NPO called M.O.V.E and another called J.A.M, where I was taught to run my own business. This was done during my schooling, I have obtained certificates for these courses. These two courses were done over a period of 12 months, I was also an RCL members as well as a Prefect at my school. I am also part of a group called M.O.C (mission of Christ), where I furthered my leadership skills but in a more spiritual sense in doing so we take part in outreach programs and preach the gospel. I speak fluently English and Afrikaans. I am currently studying Japanese, because I am intrigued by it. I am computer literate, Microsoft enabled as well as Linux. I am also a musician. In my spare time, I teach people to play an instrument and also to read music. I also write my own music as well as produce music. I use this skill to help many young and upcoming artists I work with an Organization called My Child Is Your Child, Creating a platform where young people can showcase their talents and make something out of themselves. I live in a rough community where children are killing children and I’ve joined this organization to make a change in a community through various forms of art. My hobbies are, playing different sporting activities, going to the gym, writing music and drawing portraits.

 Listings /  Africa

I board people’s family pets for prolonged stays, preferably to ease the stress of worrying about their pets in cages. I have been doing the boarding for almost a year now and have a repeat doggo whom I love very much and his month stay is always a blessing. I fostered puppies and cats for shelters and they’ve all been adopted, I rescued a Staffordshire terrier from an outreach with a friend and healed him from the horrible mange he had and he got adopted by someone who flew from JHB and drove back up and now he lives the king life he deserves.

 Listings /  Africa

Amoyo is an after school and weekend performing arts training platform (dance, acting, singing) working with over 150 impoverished children from the townships in Hout Bay. Amoyo is so much more than just a performing arts training programme. Our classes are a platform to engage with our youth, to show them we care about them, about the choices they are making, that we are there to support and help them develop into successful, employable adults. The Amoyo journey aligns skill development with self-respect, respect for others, integrity, emotional intelligence and communication skills needed to survive in the fast-paced professional world outside their immediate environment of poverty, neglect, criminal and gang activity. Our MISSION is to uplift the communities of Imizamo Yethu and Hangberg, one child at a time, through an after-school and holiday programme offering high-quality dance, drama, music and performance classes. Our VISION is that each Amoyo child will continue into tertiary education after school, equipped not only with performing arts skills but also with life skills, self-esteem, self-confidence, and self-discipline to conquer life successfully. Our PHILOSOPHY is one of gratitude. Amoyo means “spirit of appreciation” (appreciating everything and everyone) and our unique approach to upskilling and empowering the children of Hout Bay is already having a huge impact, not only on the children but on their families and the broader community, too.

 Listings /  Africa

Andersen International School is a British curriculum-based, for children from the age of eighteen months, all the way up to the High school. The Middle school Is Paritaria. Here all of our students, more than five hundred children of more than twenty different nationalities, learn to live together and interact through the use of the English language. Our teaching staff is made up entirely of native English language teachers and specialized assistants who offer children the opportunity to learn the language through an immersive experience. Surrounded by the English language it is easy for them to find common ground for interacting, experiencing and discovering the characteristics which make different cultures both unique and the same. Set in ample, attractive grounds of 18.000m², Andersen International School provides the biggest indoor and outdoor spaces, classrooms, laboratories, gyms and playgrounds. With the biggest facilities in the International School panorama in Milan, we are proud to offer a high standard of Education following both the English National Curriculum and the Italian school Curriculum. Andersen International School è un curriculum britannico, per bambini dai diciotto mesi fino al liceo. La scuola media è paritaria. Qui tutti i nostri studenti, più di cinquecento bambini di più di venti nazionalità diverse, imparano a vivere insieme e interagire attraverso l'uso della lingua inglese. Il nostro corpo docente è composto interamente da insegnanti madrelingua inglese e assistenti specializzati che offrono ai bambini l'opportunità di apprendere la lingua attraverso un'esperienza immersiva. Circondati dalla lingua inglese è facile per loro trovare un terreno comune per interagire, vivere e scoprire le caratteristiche che rendono uniche e uguali culture diverse. Situata in un ampio e attraente parco di 18.000 m², la Andersen International School offre i più grandi spazi interni ed esterni, aule, laboratori, palestre e campi da gioco. Con le più grandi strutture nel panorama delle Scuole Internazionali a Milano, siamo orgogliosi di offrire un elevato standard di istruzione seguendo sia il Curriculum Nazionale Inglese che il Curriculum scolastico italiano.

 Listings /  Greater Europe

I am a Zambian born, comes from a family of 8 and the youngest of the Mwila’s. My siblings always thought I was spoilt because I was the youngest, but I don’t think so! I was born in a town called Mufulira on the Copper belt side of Zambia in 1981,the Copper belt province is rich with mineral finds and Mines, hence the name. I am Married to Eric and we have a beautiful daughter called Chanda, she is 15 years. I completed my matric in 1999 and my mother advised me to study food production since I loved cooking, I did it for her though it was a course that I never dreamt of studying. I graduated successfully and worked for 2 years as a chef, got tired of cooking, I dodged that career and went into studying computers, worked as a receptionist and studied Human resources at the same time and obtained a diploma. I worked for a courier company as a Human Resources assistant. In 2012, I moved to South Africa, Cape Town when I got married, joined a Mobile Money company called Zoona with operations in Zambia, and I worked there for 5 years as a support agent. Zoona is an African Fintech company founded in 2009 with the vision of helping communities thrive. Since launching, it created over 2,500 jobs in Zambia and Malawi, empowered over 1,000 entrepreneurs to start their own business and allowed them to reach earnings of over $10 million. I enjoyed working for this company because we really helped girl child prevail. Apart from the above, I am a lover of interior designing, and my wish is to have one of the most successful Interior business one day, through my passion for interior, I designed my sister’s Kitchen area, how amazing!!! I love cooking and baking (especially Cake pops), they are my favorites!!! I love adventure, gardening and working out too, I am a gym freak. Most importantly, I love spending time with my loved ones. I reflect a varied personality, including ambition, and the qualities of generosity and thoughtfulness. I am also a well determined and vigorous individual, and yet calm. I encourage fighting for what you desire and believe in and doing it through God because nothing great comes easy. I believe mindfulness in the workplace is key to success. Having worked in Customer care I have gained extensive experience in; Empathy, Adaptability, Ability to Use Positive Language, Clear Communication Skills, Self-Control, Taking Responsibility and Patience.

 Listings /  Africa

Aqualandia opened to the public in 1985 and was Spain's first ever water park. As well as being one of the world's largest water parks, it is also one of the best-equipped as regards rides, services and customer service. Aqualandia is located in an area of outstanding natural beauty, where one can enjoy a great variety of water rides, as well as other complementary services. The Park, a beautiful natural setting, with great water rides for all ages and tastes, gardens with vegetation typical to the area, covers an area of 150,000 square metres with 50,000 square metres' free parking. It also has abundant gardens with plants which are typical of the zone. Aqualandia has fifteen great water rides, adapted to all age groups in search of different degrees of excitement. Europe's highest standing slide and the world's highest capsule slide and both at Aqualandia. The rides are classified according to the intensity of each one, to make sure that all visitors have an unforgettable day out with us. Other Aqualandia areas and services include a picnic area, souvenir shop, photography booth, ATM, floats, safe-deposit boxes for your valuables, lockers and recliners, among others. Aqualandia offers a variety of self-service restaurants to cater for all tastes. From our snack bar, barbecue, pizzeria, Burger Bar and Ice-Cream stalls to our cafés and there's even a crêpe stall and a kebab stand. The vast amount of water which circulates around the different pools, slides and kids' attractions come from our own wells. The water is continually purified and recycled, using the most advanced water treatment systems. Thus, if you are looking for a fun-filled day out with your friends and family, surrounded by water and fun, all with the most stringent safety measures, Aqualandia is your Park. Come and live the dream!

 Listings /  Greater Europe

Our community in Khayelitsha is afflicted by the largest HIV/Aids epidemic in the world, an increasing number of orphaned/vulnerable children, and an unemployment that stands at a staggering 54.1% or higher. The vision of Baphumelele is to provide a temporary shelter for vulnerable/orphaned children and young adults with chronic diseases and HIV/Aids, and to provide skills development for the unemployed, early childhood care, alleviation of poverty, and healthcare information to the community in Khayelitsha and surroundings, so that the lives of everyone we touch can become more productive and accepted individuals who make a difference within society. In 1989, Rosalia Mashale “Mama Rosie” to those around her, a trained primary school teacher, moved from the Eastern Cape toKhayelitsha in the Western Cape Province. Rosie was disturbed to see young children going through the rubbish dump in search for food while their parents were away during the day, either at work or in search of work. She responded by taking children into her home, and together with a group of women from the community, began looking after these unsupervised children. After the first week, 36 children had joined their charge. The name given to this project was Baphumelele (pronounced: ba-poo-meh-leh-leh), a Xhosa word meaning “you have progressed”. From these humble beginnings, Baphumelele Educare Centre was founded. Today the centre is an established community crèche and Grade R (preschool) caring for roughly 250 children aged three months to six years. While the Educare Centre had developed a reputation for looking after children, Rosie also felt a calling to reach out to orphaned children in the community. To that end, Baphumelele Children’s Home was created as a place of safety for abandoned, abused, neglected or orphaned children, many of whom have been affected by the HIV/Aids pandemic or have HIV/Aids themselves. Through the hard work, determination, and help of the community and friends overseas, Baphumelele has developed into a thriving community project over the years. In addition to the Children’s Home and Educare Centre, Baphumelele has expanded to include the Adult Respite Care Centre, Child Respite Centre, Hospice in the Home, Child Headed Households, Fountain of Hope, and Rosie’s Bakery/Sewing Project. Mama Rosie is a visionary paradigm-shifter whose leadership and vision continue to grow and shape Baphumelele today.

 Listings /  Africa

La Barça Academy es el modelo de escuela del FC Barcelona dirigida a niños y niñas de 6 a 18 años, que tiene como objetivo principal la formación integral de sus alumnos. Este modelo de escuela, exportado a nivel internacional, pretende extender la marca Barça y transmitir la filosofía de trabajo del Club en el resto del mundo. Las Barça Academy trabajan con un modelo propio, único, basado en la metodología Barça, con un estilo de juego creativo y ofensivo, y con una indispensable transmisión de valores: respeto, esfuerzo, ambición, trabajo en equipo y humildad. La BARÇA Academy es la academia oficial de fútbol del BARÇA, una escuela de vida que forma personas a través del fútbol. Nace con el objetivo de acercar el estilo de juego del Club en el mundo, dando la oportunidad de convertirse en jugador/a del BARÇA a cualquier chico/a que se identifique con nuestros valores y que quiera aprender a jugar como el BARÇA. Se desarrolla un programa formativo de fútbol a través del entrenamiento y la competición, fundamentado en la metodología del BARÇA. Una metodología que pretende desarrollar a jugadores/as autónomos/as y creativos/as, que representen los valores del BARÇA (humildad, esfuerzo, ambición, respeto y trabajo en equipo), capaces de organizarse colectivamente para realizar un juego atractivo, caracterizado por llevar la iniciativa a partir de la posesión del balón. En la BARÇA Academy el jugador/a disfruta jugando al fútbol, ​​practicando tareas jugadas que lo sitúan dentro del contexto específico del juego. Él/ella deberá resolver estas situaciones a través de sus capacidades, coordinándose con sus compañeros/as de equipo para, posteriormente, ser capaz de actuar eficaz y eficientemente en la competición siguiendo el estilo de juego del BARÇA. El jugador/a es guiado por el entrenador/a BARÇA, el cual potencia su toma de decisiones y lo convierte en el centro de su proceso de aprendizaje. Esta metodología propia y única pretende compartir el modelo BARÇA en el mundo, exportando el estilo a escala internacional a partir de las BARÇA Academy, sedes distribuidas en los cinco continentes. Cada una de estas BARÇA Academy están dirigidas por un director de Proyecto formado en el BARÇA, quien está asesorado técnicamente desde Barcelona y tiene la misión de implementar esta metodología de éxito ajustándola a las particularidades de cada región, convirtiendo nuestro fútbol en universal.

 Listings /  WorldWide

Bill Nye, scientist, engineer, comedian, author, and inventor, is a man with a mission: to help foster a scientifically literate society, to help people everywhere understand and appreciate the science that makes our world work. Making science entertaining and accessible is something Bill has been doing most of his life. Bill discovered that he had a talent for tutoring in high school. While growing up in Washington, DC in the 1970s, he spent afternoons and summers de-mystifying maths for his fellow students. When he wasn’t hitting the books, Bill was hitting the road on his bicycle. He spent hours taking it apart to “see how it worked.” Now, he commutes by bike in both Los Angeles and New York. Bill’s fascination with how bicycles, airplanes and other things work led him to Cornell University and a degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1977. Soon after, Boeing recruited him as an engineer, so he went to Seattle. The U.S. Department of Justice also recruited Bill for his unique technical expertise and pedagogical skills. It was in Seattle that Bill began to combine his love of science with his flair for comedy, when he won the Steve Martin look-alike contest and developed dual careers as an engineer by day and a stand-up comic by night. Eventually, Bill quit his engineering day job and made the transition to a night job as a comedy writer and performer on Seattle’s home-grown ensemble comedy show “Almost Live” in 1986. This is where “Bill Nye the Science Guy®” was born. The show appeared before Saturday Night Live and later on Comedy Central, originating at KING–TV, Seattle’s NBC affiliate. With fellow KING–TV alumni Jim McKenna and Erren Gottlieb, Bill made a number of award–winning shows, including the show he became so well known for, Bill Nye the Science Guy. While working on the Science Guy show from 1992-1998, Bill won seven national Emmy Awards for writing, performing, and producing. The show won 18 Emmys in five years. To commemorate the series, the Bill Nye The Science Guy original lab coat is on display at the “T is for Television” exhibit in the Smithsonian National Museum of American History. Bill has written eight kids’ books which weave real-world science in a fun accessible way for a range of ages from elementary to middle school. Along with big picture thinking about global issues, Bill remains involved in a good-natured rivalry with his neighbour, actor and fellow environmentalist, Ed Begley. They compete to see who can save the most energy and produce the smallest carbon footprint. Bill has 4,000 watts of solar power and a solar-boosted hot water system. There’s also the low water use garden and underground watering system. After joining as a Charter Member in 1980, Bill is now the CEO of the Planetary Society, the world’s largest space-interest group. Under his leadership, the non-for-profit Society is growing and becoming more influential having members in 130 countries. Cofounded by Carl Sagan, Bruce Murray and Louis Friedman, the organization’s mission is to empower the world’s citizens to advance space science and exploration. Space exploration brings out the best in us, because we solve problems that have never been solved before. “If we were to discover evidence of life on another world such as Mars or Jupiter’s moon Europa, it would utterly change this world. People everywhere would think hard about what it means to be a living thing and our responsibilities as stewards of our unique planetary home,” Bill says. His engineering and management experience enabled him to take the lead and play a hands-on role in making programs like LightSail2® a success. Bill is very proud of the MarsDials, three sundials mounted on the robotic rovers exploring Mars. Along with calibrating the cameras and reckoning the Sun’s position in the martian sky, these small instruments are fitted with the only message to the future carried on spacecraft since the Voyager missions launched almost 40 years ago: “To those who visit here, we wish a safe journey and the joy of discovery.” Bill says, “This is the essence of the scientific enterprise, the Joy of Discovery. That’s what the process of science is all about.” In 2017, Bill was a co-chair in the inaugural March for Science, a series of rallies and marches held in Washington, D.C., and more than 600 other cities across the world on Earth Day. The goal of the March is to celebrate science and the role it plays in everyday lives and to encourage evidence-based policy in the public's best interest. The global attendance of the movement was a total of 1.07 million participants. In the same year, Bill was the subject of the critically acclaimed documentary Bill Nye: Science Guy which premiered at SXSW. The documentary focuses on Bill’s life and his mission to stop the spread of anti-scientific thinking across the world. The film was a Documentary Spotlight at SXSW Film Festival and an official selection at HotDocs, Los Angeles Film Festival, and AFI Docs. The film opened theatrically in October 2017 and will be airing on PBS. Bill returned to television with the release of his new series Bill Nye Saves The World which debuted on Netflix in April 2017. On the show, Bill explores various problems and misconceptions from a scientific point of view, refuting myths and claims that rebuke science. Episodes feature lively panel discussions from a wide range of special correspondents, including space exploration advocate Emily Calandrelli, model and entrepreneur Karlie Kloss and comic Nazeem Hussain. After its freshman season, the show received two Creative Arts Emmy Award nominations. Bill still visits Cornell regularly. From 2001 to 2005, he served as a Professor as part of the Frank H.T. Rhodes Visiting Professorship. As a thankful alumnus and as a tribute to his parents and their strong belief in the value of education, Bill designed and funded a 4-meter (12 foot) diameter clock installed on Rhodes Hall at Cornell in 2012. Bill, the inventor, has a few unusual patents – an improved toe shoe for ballerinas, a device to ease the motion of picking up baseballs, a magnifier made of water, and an abacus that does arithmetic like a computer – with only binary numbers. Along with his Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell, Bill joined his astronomy professor Carl Sagan when he was elected the American Humanist Association’s Humanist of the Year in 2010. He was also the honoured by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers with the Ralph Coates Roe Medal in 2012.Bill holds Honorary Doctorate degrees from six universities: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Goucher College, Johns Hopkins University, Quinnipiac University, Willamette University, and Lehigh University. He has delivered commencement addresses at most of these schools along with the University of California Santa Barbara, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Harvey Mudd College, and Caltech. Bill currently speaks at colleges regularly and discusses a variety of topical science matters on news and television programs such as ABC World News, NBC Nightly News, CNN, Good Morning America, MSNBC, TODAY, CBS This Morning, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, and more. He fights to raise awareness of climate change and the value of critical thinking, science, and reason. Through all his work, Bill hopes to inspire people everywhere to change the world.

 Listings /  North America

The Diocesan School of the Diocese of Cape Town - for boys only, normal in those times - was established in 1849 by Bishop Robert Gray, and opened its doors in Maynier’s Cottage in the grounds of the Bishop’s residence, Protea, now called Bishopscourt. Its object was ‘to give a sound Education to the Youth of the Colony’, conducted on the principles of the English Church. The first Principal was the Revd HM White, an English clergyman. Gray clearly had it in mind that this school would be different from the other grammar schools that he was establishing during the first years of his time in South Africa. He envisaged a lower school (boys aged 10 to 17) and an upper department (boys older than that) and when in 1874 the University of the Cape of Good Hope was instituted, university classes were set up as part of the Collegiate School, this was clearly in line with Gray’s orginal intentions. As the formal name of the school is quite a mouthful, the school has been referred to as ‘Bishops’ (the school of the Bishop) from the very beginning. The most worthwhile legacy you can leave your son is an education that recognises and encourages that special spark within each boy to catch fire; that provides him with the best academic grounding he can get, the foundation of a healthy physical lifestyle, opportunities to develop his cultural and social world, and one that enfolds him with values, and an understanding of the role of a spiritual component to life. As a boys’ school, we actively address what it means to be a boy, and how young boys can develop into mature men. Once a boy leaves school, it is right that he turns to new opportunities, new challenges, but we believe that the bond formed at school should be maintained and that friendships grown in school can be encouraged to remain through the association with the old boys’ union. Bishops aims in all we do to inspire our boys to find something that they are passionate about, and then provide them with all the resources possible to develop that passion. We expose boys to a wide range of activities, and watch closely to see what catches, what grows. Our boys are hugely busy, but in the end, they benefit from and enjoy the range of things they can do. The education we provide is based on the South African National curriculum, and we offer a wide range of subjects within a technology rich environment – one which provides them with exposure to the connectedness and resources of today’s world. Our boys produce exam results which have been ranked in the top ten schools of the Western Cape for the past four years, they participate in and achieve good results in national Olympiads. Our classrooms are richly resourced, and our teaching staff are men and women of the highest calling. All boys engage with sport in various ways. At the heart of their sporting requirements lies the belief that boys need vigorous physical activity to grow; that healthy competition results in maturity of spirit; that habits of exercise that are planted young continue to provide benefits long after school has been left behind them, and we know that the sharing of victory and defeat in games contributes massively to the camaraderie and fellowship which binds the school and the family of the school together. We all live in cultural and social contexts, and activities which expose us to our cultural backgrounds and to the cultural diversity of South Africa develop and enrich us. The annual Eisteddfod in which all boys take part is one of the key highlights of each year; the dramatic, musical and social events each year ensures that everyone can both observe and participate in. We believe that the role of a values-based life-style in the development of fully rounded and fulfilled men is vital, and we constantly return to our values base to determine actions and programmes in the school. We are an Anglican Christian foundation, and Chapel plays a role in the daily life of the school, but we are open to all faiths, and we make provision for boys to meet their own religious practices. We know that the bonds forged between boys at school endure, and provide support and strength to many during both the good and bad times that life confronts us with. The Old Diocesan Union has branches all over the world, and reunions held at the school regularly bring together huge numbers of old boys, even up to fifty or sixty years after they had left school. We respect these gatherings within the school, because joining the school as a boy becomes a life-long journey with the school’s wider family.

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The Bloemhof Girls' High School, located along the Eerste River in Stellenbosch, is the oldest Afrikaans medium school for girls in South Africa and has been named the best high school with Afrikaans as the medium of instruction in the Western Cape since 2017. In 2021, Bloemhof will be named the best Afrikaans medium high school in the country - a great honor! Bloemhof is synonymous with excellent academic results and learners who bridge the gap between school and university with ease. High-performance sports, professional coaches and world-class facilities help our learners to compete against the best in SA. We offer a wide range of cultural activities that hone social skills and regularly enjoy exposure at the national level.

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CambriLearn was started by our principal, Cecilia Reinecke, so that she can have a positive impact on students around the world. Since then the CambriLearn team has worked with thousands of students over the past 10 years, from homeschooling families to students at traditional schools, tutor centres and schools by providing education support services across more than 20 countries. The CambriLearn curriculum is based on the world’s most widely-recognised British system of learning and assessment, preparing students of all ages to be successful in work, at university and in life. Our team has worked with thousands of students over the past 10 years, from homeschooling families to students at traditional schools, tutor centres and school education support services across more than 20 countries.

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Born and bred in beautiful Cape Town, mom to a long-awaited, witty, (inherited from me of course!), amazing, lively little 5-year-old girl, 2 dogs and 2 cats, 'my rescue children'. Married to Tomy, a senior digital content producer hailing from Tennenbronn, Germany. He is as introvert as I am extrovert – the scale balances beautifully. In my spare time (which is limited!) I sketch, paint, and try my hand at baking, while completing a mini-thesis in psychology. University after high school was not an option. I am also a seasoned HR professional, with a passion for people and process, building and maintaining great relationships form the foundation of both who I am, and what I do. And it’s a solid foundation. Hailing from the Pharmaceutical industry, I entered the world of investments about 14 years ago, where after joining as Office Manager, I moved into HR and have been in the HR sphere since. My journey has taken me on many a bumpy road, however, being a glass-half-full type, seasoned by an interesting childhood, and a solid determination to rise above, I march smilingly on. I have a passion for order, automation and software which could aid in optimization, easing transitions and processes. I am resilient with great sense of humour, always welcoming a challenge. I have a firm belief that building and nurturing relationships are paramount to success. I love meeting people and building relationships come naturally to me. I believe it’s the level of connection that counts. I am passionate about my work, I love what I do, and I do it well. I believe that doing what you love is a privilege. Yet, I still long for something more philanthropic in life. To give back, be it ever so small. Being an eternal optimist and peppered with life’s-experiences, I have been shaped into the person I am today. Pragmatic, passionate, and humble. An enormous amount of grit coupled a with good dose of grace! I am not done growing yet, not by a long shot, there are too many interesting, inspiring people to meet along the way, and there is always something to learn and something to contribute in life. It’s the journey that counts and I enjoy every step.

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Taking our past into the future with Carolina Reviglio! Carolina enjoyed a carefree childhood in the Piedmont countryside. With many cousins and friends, the passion for culture was instilled from an early age. Surrounded by beauty and art in the family mansion Cimena, expertly curated by her grandmother namesake, Carolina. On the paternal side of the family, her Venetian grandmother was equally influential. The unique character and rich culture of Venice, epitomizes Carolina. While travelling often, she feels most at home, in the isles of Venice. Schooled in Italy and the United States, lived in provinces throughout the length of Italy, Carolina considers herself truly Italian, with an international vision. “My country is rich in heritage, but poor in the pocket to keep it so. It saddens me to see so many buildings in a state of disrepair.” She has honed the skills of renovation and interiors of historic buildings, since 1987. Learning by trial and error, spurned on by failure and ultimate success, Carolina has grown and prospered. Now is the time to give back. Helping artisans of all disciplines to find work and ply their trade with pride. Matching projects to professionals and vice versa. As Heritage Doyenne, Carolina’s primary contribution to this unique initiative, is to encourage the participation of Heritage Ambassadors. This cause is yet another open avenue, to take our past into the future. By intertwining culture and heritage, to create more synergy. “Only once we fully understand where we come from… and truly appreciate our heritage… can we imagine a fabulous future filled with the richness of our past. Life is ours to design!” ~ Carolina Reviglio

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Caxton College is a mixed private school, situated in Valencia on the Mediterranean coast, offering a complete education to students between 1 and 18 years of age. It was founded in 1987 by the Gil-Marqués family, with the aim of providing Valencia with a School for both local and international children who want to study the British National Curriculum in a multicultural environment, following the British curriculum. The school was awarded certification as a British School Overseas, with the highest possible mark of “Excellent” in all areas, after a voluntary inspection carried out by ISI (Independent Schools Inspectorate) and NABSS (National Association of British Schools in Spain). Our involvement with each of our students and our concern for their future are crucial to their overall education. All of our students receive strong academic guidance and are also taught good fellowship, support for those less fortunate, good social behaviour and to question the world around them, all within a framework combining the British and Spanish cultures. Most of the students at Caxton College are Spanish. However, an increasingly large percentage is international, with 20% of our student body currently coming from overseas. Many of these international students live with their own families, while others board with host families. 80% of our teaching staff is British, and their subjects from the British Curriculum are taught in English. The rest are Spanish, and are responsible for subjects such as Spanish Language, Valencian, Spanish Social Studies, Religion and specific Sixth Form subjects for admission to Spanish universities. Caxton College es un colegio privado mixto, situado en Valencia, en la costa mediterránea, que ofrece una educación completa a alumnos de entre 1 y 18 años. Fue fundada en 1987 por la familia Gil-Marqués, con el objetivo de dotar a Valencia de un Colegio para niños tanto locales como internacionales que quieran estudiar el British National Curriculum en un entorno multicultural, siguiendo el currículum británico. El colegio obtuvo la certificación como British School Overseas, con la máxima calificación posible de “Excelente” en todas las áreas, tras una inspección voluntaria realizada por ISI (Independent Schools Inspectorate) y NABSS (Asociación Nacional de Colegios Británicos en España). Nuestra participación con cada uno de nuestros estudiantes y nuestra preocupación por su futuro son cruciales para su educación en general. Todos nuestros estudiantes reciben una sólida orientación académica y también se les enseña el buen compañerismo, el apoyo a los menos afortunados, el buen comportamiento social y el cuestionamiento del mundo que los rodea, todo dentro de un marco que combina las culturas británica y española. La mayoría de los estudiantes de Caxton College son españoles. Sin embargo, un porcentaje cada vez mayor es internacional, con un 20 % de nuestro alumnado que actualmente proviene del extranjero. Muchos de estos estudiantes internacionales viven con sus propias familias, mientras que otros se hospedan con familias anfitrionas. El 80% de nuestro personal docente es británico, y sus materias del British Curriculum se imparten en inglés. El resto son españoles, y se encargan de asignaturas como Lengua Española, Valenciano, Estudios Sociales Españoles, Religión y asignaturas específicas de Bachillerato para el acceso a las universidades españolas.

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I am a 28-year-old woman who is passionate about youth work in communities across South Africa. I have volunteered my time with NGO’s specifically tailored for the youth in Cape Town, Port Shepstone and East London. I believe that the youth are capable of great things in our country and the entire world, I take great pride in mentoring young girls to believe the above-mentioned statement and to push themselves to get to their goals. The concept of hard work is simply lost in the generation of instant gratification and I believe that every person needs to learn this, starting from a young age. I have dedicated my time to schools as a sports coach, tutor and during Holiday Clubs that teach children ages 12-18 about life skills and the potential that they have. I am family oriented and believe in working hard in all areas of my life. I think of myself as an intelligent and super energetic being, I love all things that make me laugh and I am a super fun person. I am a wife and mom who is devoted and loves her family very much. I am in my final year of a Bachelor of Theology and look forward to working towards a Master’s specialising in Pastoral Care/Social work. My skills range from retail, online teaching and proofreading and editing, and I put my all in what I do. I do not believe in taking shortcuts and giving up when the going gets tough, trying and trying again is an attitude that I have taken a liking to and I pour my all in every project that I am involved in. I am a firm believer in serving others and I do that with no motives, other than to be a memory in their lives that brought hope and a new determination. That is who I am and what I stand for, to be a part of something that makes others lives better and gives them the ability to believe in themselves.

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Rome wasn't built in a day. I’m of a very friendly nature and love to be with people who aren’t selfish. I am ambitious and will do anything to achieve my aim - "The Universe applauds action not thought"  I’m of a very adventurous nature and love to find good in everything I see. There are many things that make us depressed or upset, but that doesn’t mean that we stop living. You dust yourself off, honor the difficult times for the lesson it taught you, and walk away stronger and wiser. Independence and confidence were key in my life from a young age with venturing to the UK straight after school, and eventually ending up in Cape Town as my dream destination to live a happy balanced life where beautiful sunsets are part of your everyday life, and reminds you that dreams do come true. My professional life started as a labourer painting parks in the dire UK winter weather to Insurance consultant for a huge corporate company. Getting to know me over time, it became clear that I adapt quickly and take pride in everything I do, as I strive to leave everything and everyone better than you found them. Covid-19 and the drastic changes that came with it has been the most challenging and rewarding time of my life. With a system that failed us all in so many ways, living a financially stable life is nearly impossible but forced me to get grounded with nature and realize that the best things in life are truly free. My senses for nature, animals, and my overall humility enhanced drastically. We are all just reminded once again that nothing ever goes as planned and that losing everything including your mind might be necessary to make you realize what a strong, resilient, and galactic species we truly are. Realizing this, I am now more than ever ready to spread love and kindness whilst challenging myself with new adventures that push me out of my comfort zone. There is no other time than the present that truly matters. And in this moment, I am excited to change my reality and the lives of those around me.

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I would consider myself a mix of both introverted and extroverted. I love being around and working with people, but I also enjoy my own company. I’m also very family orientated. Family is everything to me! My passions are a mix between working with/building fruitful relationships with people whether it be in the workplace or day to day life, I love helping people and bringing out the best of those around me. Outside of that, I also love doing anything to do with being outdoors. I’m always up for an adventure such as hiking, camping or even just a walk along the beach. I’m also passionate about and absolutely love animals. I’ve done horse-riding practically my entire life and it’s so therapeutic for me, to just get out into the country and get my mind off everything going on. I was born in Johannesburg, but lived the majority of my life in the beautiful mother city known as Cape Town. I’ve never got the chance to travel outside of South Africa, however it is something I have always wanted to do and I know I will accomplish in the future. In the meantime, there’s actually so many parts of my own country that I haven’t even experienced yet, so I’d love to start there. My work life has involved various industries, starting off with retail and moving on to the sales environment, both internal and external. I could say I had a certain plan for my life and career, but that all changed when I unexpectedly fell pregnant with my son. I then went from being an independent, carefree person to spending the last few months staying at home with my child. Which has honestly been life changing and I wouldn’t change a thing! However, it’s now time to get back into the working world and do everything in my power to give my son the life he deserves and one I wish I had growing up.

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At Christine Revell Children’s Home, we provide full-time care for up to 49 babies and children from birth to five years of age who have been referred to us by social workers and placed here by order of a children’s court. The children are either neglected, abandoned, abused, orphaned and are accepted at the home irrespective of HIV status, race or gender. We strive to create a warm, friendly and homely environment, but our ultimate aim is to re-unite a child with its parents or the extended family should circumstances permit. Children are also placed into foster care with suitable families in the communities and when the proper legal channels have been followed children can also be adopted. These decisions are always taken with the full involvement of our social worker, the social worker who referred the child to us, the family and children’s courts. Many of the children who arrive at our Home have not had the chance to grow and develop normally. A healthy and nutritious diet, suitable exercise and the mental development of our children are therefore of great importance. With this in mind we run a crèche weekdays from 08:00 to 11:45 where we develop the children mentally, physically, emotionally and socially.

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