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"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." (Nelson Mandela) In this podcast, I speak to educators, researchers, entrepreneurs and innovators to hear how their work makes education a force for social change. This will cover different stages of education and different geographies.

"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." (Nelson Mandela) In this podcast, I speak to educators, researchers, entrepreneurs and innovators to hear how their work makes education a force for social change. This will cover different stages of education and different geographies.
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United States

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"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." (Nelson Mandela) In this podcast, I speak to educators, researchers, entrepreneurs and innovators to hear how their work makes education a force for social change. This will cover different stages of education and different geographies.

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English


Episodes

#2: Interview with Prof Wolfgang Dietrich: designing the world's toughest Peace Studies masters

9/6/2019
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Prof Wolfgang Dietrich holds the UNESCO Chair of Peace Studies at the University of Innsbruck, Austria. There he runs the MA in Peace Studies, a programme that combines academic rigour with personal reflection and tough and transformative experiential learning. In this interview, we speak about his experiences in Central America as an evaluator of NGO programmes, and how this led him to believe that the trainer of peace workers needed to be changed fundamentally. We speak about the design...

Duration:01:01:13

#1: Interview with Laurence Nodder: leading schools that challenge apartheid and injustice

8/8/2019
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Laurence Nodder is the Rektor of UWC Robert Bosch College in Freiburg, Germany. That school, as well as Waterford Kamhlaba in eSwatini, where he worked before and where I was his student, are part of the UWC movement. We also speak about his experiences of working in education under apartheid, the racist system of segregation in place in South Africa from 1948 to the early 1990s. If you want to get an impression of education for Black students under apartheid, alongside the inspiring...

Duration:00:58:00