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SOCIETE Asma enjoying study time with fellow students

Identifying Talent to Produce Home-Grown Leadership »

ALIA DHARSSI   The Aga Khan Academies are an integrated network of 18 days and residential schools (K-12) being established by His Highness the Aga Khan in countries across Africa,…

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Vers des réseaux sociaux de l’enseignement

Vers des réseaux sociaux de l’enseignement »

OLIVIER BORIE Avec chaque progrès des techniques de stockage et de transmission de l’information, de nouvelles pratiques d’enseignement qui mettent à profit ces nouvelles possibilités voient le jour. L’avènement de…

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Three ways to hack your brain to learn a language

Three ways to hack your brain to learn a language »

MURIEL LAUVIGE, EDUCATION CONSULTANT, FRENCH LANGUAGE COACH, AND LINGUIST2   As an educator, I’m always on the lookout for innovative teaching methods and resources. A few months ago, I stumbled…

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Un atlas historique pour le pays de Genève

Un atlas historique pour le pays de Genève »

La frontière franco-suisse a-t-elle toujours été comme ça ?   CHRISTINA BRANDES BARBIER   Certes, plus personne n’y fait vraiment attention ; matin et soir des milliers de personnes la traversent.…

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UN/ONU

The most powerful weapon to change the world »

Ms. Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO

Interview with Ms. Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO   NATASHA DE FRANCISCO   “Education is the most powerful weapon which…

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Training UN Peacebuilders and Peacekeepers »

Peacekeeping Military Training Centre in Beijing

New approaches to meet current training needs   DR. LUDWIG GELOT, CONTRACTOR, UNITAR PEACEKEEPING TRAINING PROGRAMME   Work-based learning, and…

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UN Special’s 65th anniversary! »

UN Special’s 65th anniversary!

EVELINA RIOUKHINA AND IAN RICHARDS   UN Special is a living example of many years of close cooperation between two…

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E-learning and languages in the Staff Development and Learning Section (SDLS) »

E-learning and languages in the Staff Development and Learning Section (SDLS)

SARAH JORDAN, SDLS, UNOG   Language teachers in the SDLS have always been aware of the potential offered by e-learning.…

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Editorial

Quel impact ? »

Laurence Vercammen

Cours en ligne et enseignement   Le cerveau humain est le siège de notre identité. Il gère nos émotions, notre réflexion et notre comportement. Ses facultés d’apprentissage évoluent tout au long de la vie. Pour favoriser cet apprentissage, les méthodes pédagogiques diversifient les approches pour…

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What is the impact? »

Laurence Vercammen

E-learning and Education   The human brain is the centre of our identity. It controls our emotions, our thoughts and our behaviour. Its learning skills evolve throughout life. E-learning teaching methods foster this apprenticeship by varying the approaches to trigger different areas of the brain…

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NEXT GENERATION

GOODWALL: Stand out by doing good »

GOODWALL: Stand out by doing good

OMAR BAWA   The burden to better our world should not be exclusively borne by a small group of thoughtful committed citizens. Our ability to…

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Reaching out to a ‘connected’ youth »

Reaching out to a ‘connected’ youth

PRIYA BURCI (BRISTOL) AND SIGNE KOSSMANN (CAMBRIDGE), 19. BOTH STUDY IN POLITICS AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS. EDITED BY OMAR BAWA. In a world where one in…

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WHO Plan and prepare before it is too late!

Plan and prepare before it is too late!

Risk communications   COMMUNICATIONS CAPACITY BUILDING TEAM, DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATIONS, WHO   It is a rainy, autumn day in Belgrade… 45 public health experts from eight countries in South East Europe gather nervously in a conference…

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Fight against corruption

Fight against corruption

“Your beliefs don’t make you a better person, your behaviour does”   GEMMA VESTAL WITH RESEARCH ASSISTANCE FROM ANGELI VIGO AND AURELIE ABRIAL Corruption is the single greatest obstacle to economic and social development around the…

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INTERVIEWS Ms. Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO

The most powerful weapon to change the world

Interview with Ms. Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO   NATASHA DE FRANCISCO   “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” These words of Nelson Mandela became symbolic. Ms. Irina…

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We put the learner in the centre and then... we tell them stories

We put the learner in the centre and then… we tell them stories

Annick Monnier Rivine at e-Skills   MARIA-ANGELES MARTIN GIL   Annick has over 15 years’ experience in learning and development. She is currently the managing director of e-Skills, a Geneva based firm that works with companies…

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LOISIRS Time to hit the slopes!

Time to hit the slopes!

VERONICA RIEMER, COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER FOR THE WHO STAFF ASSOCIATION. After an exceptionally warm and sunny autumn in Geneva, the snow has finally arrived, so that means just one thing: the first ski trip is just a…

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MEG the Magnifi cent

MEG the Magnificent

SARAH JORDAN, SDLS, UNOG   “Vous n’imaginez pas tout ce qu’il est possible de faire au MEG” “You just cannot imagine all that it is possible to do at the MEG” This is the slogan of…

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