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Add your voice Top countries leading commitment to bold action are: #1 US, #2 Australia, #3 UK, #4 India https://t.co/WZb1GdNRLg #BeBoldForChange #IWD2017 pic.twitter.com/wS0XgttTYd — Women's Day (@womensday) March 8, 2017

Resisting our slide in to stupidity... An outstanding discussion worthy of your time and attention. In this episode of the Waking Up podcast from early July this year,  Sam Harris talks to biologist David Krakauer about information, complex systems, and the future of humanity. Information, Complexity,Intelligence M cubed Mayhem...

Wilfred Owen

Now, more than ever, Education. So many emotions surround the senseless and barbaric acts that occurred in Paris this week. The tragic loss of life is simply unforgivable. There appears no defence against those secured in their delusional certainty by theocracy. As talk of further conflict escalates, one further example of the collateral [and more subtle] damage is closer to…

The Broadford Secondary College approach to understanding history. Impressive. Students from across the year levels at  Broadford Secondary College will be travelling again to England, Belgium and France to study and experience first-hand, the battlefields of the First and Second World Wars 1914-18 and 1939-1945. They have been honoured by an invitation to lay a wreath at the Menin Gate.  …

Western Sydney University

Education https://youtu.be/buA3tsGnp2s Links Western Sydney University United Nations 1951 Refugee Convention Timeline - Australian Refugee Council

Australia tops Global Creativity Index Mapping the connection between cities, inequality, and creative economics http://t.co/ZaHzQscksk pic.twitter.com/0Udmiy6Z6S — CityLab (@CityLab) July 9, 2015

Impressive. The Melbourne Girls College won the Zayed Future Energy Prize in the category of Global Schools - Oceania back in January of this year. Seems somewhat 'unheralded' but worthy of recognition. The Zayed Future Energy Prize represents the vision of the Late Founding Father and President of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan al Nahyan, who championed environmental stewardship.…

Did you know? Every $1 spent on a child's education yields $10-$15 in economic growth over that person's working lifetime #educationfirst— UNESCO (@UNESCO) July 11, 2013  

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