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A short bio about yourself I am Deliwe Makata from Malawi. I hold a Master’s degree in Development Policy from the Korea Development Institute School of Public Policy and Management, which is in South Korea. I am also the founder and team leader of Swift Capital, an author, and a speaker. Tell us a little …

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by Karishma Arora Sit idle no more. Go, get education. End misery of the oppressed and forsaken. You have got a golden chance to learn. Savitribai Phule These are the words from the pen of the pioneer of women’s education in India. Uneducated at the time of her marriage, Phule was religiously taught by her …

Breaking Barriers: Empowering Minds Through Inclusive Education Read More »

by Lillian Efobi Investing in quality education for all, regardless of gender, ethnicity, or socio-economic background, must remain a top priority for all Commonwealth nations, for quality education is cornerstone of progress, and our collective future depends on harnessing its transformative power. Nigerian Minister of Education, Professor Tahir Mamman Investment in education isn’t confined to …

One Resilient Common Future: Transforming our Commonwealth Through Education Read More »

by Samara Ali It’s the beginning of March 2020, and amid the excitement of a mundane school break, children are directed to gather for a school-wide assembly. “You are all requested to return to your homes until further notice. Your school schedule and study materials will be communicated to you in due course,” announced the …

Digital Inclusion – A Path to Bridge Educational Inequity Read More »

by Monica Islam Image by Mohamed Hassan from Pixabay Logical reasoning is an indispensable “soft skill” that today’s graduates need to demonstrate at work. It is an attribute that is tested during college admissions; Graduate Record Examinations (GRE); and undergraduate essays. Outside academia, a well-formed argument enables us to persuade others and win their admiration. …

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by Cody Mitchell A recent Australian study has found that screen usage could be depriving average three-year-olds of more than 1100 adult words each day—a dramatic interference with the early language learning process. While there is some evidence that screen time can help children develop certain skills—like problem solving—there is also evidence that it wreaks …

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Commonwealth Correspondent Katerina Panagi represented YourCommonwealth in Cyprus on March 11 as the British High Commission Nicosia & British Council Cyprus celebrated #CommonwealthDay 2024. Katerina, who is the first Cypriot Correspondent said it was an amazing experience to organise a workshop on culture and creativity for aspiring students. “As this year marks the 65th anniversary of the Commonwealth Scholarships …

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by Victor Okechukwu Chimezie Social media refers to the means of interactions among people in which they create, share, and/or exchange information and ideas in virtual communities and networks. Various social media platforms include Facebook, X(Twitter), LinkedIn, WhatsApp, Telegram, Instagram, Tiktok, Snapchat etc. Social media has recently become a very powerful tool to sell a …

Urgent Need For Peacebuilding through the Social Media Read More »