Category: Education

Jesuit students pose in group photo

Up the Jes! MAGIS Student Council Leadership Conference

On the 26th of October, Student Council representatives took part in the first ever Jesuit Schools Leadership Conference in Tullamore, Co. Offaly. The aim of the day was to...
school girls pose and smile for a group photo in their school uniforms

World Gratitude Day 2022

On World Gratitude Day we take a moment to thank all our supporters. In 1977, World Gratitude Day was born and supported by Sri Chinmoy and the Peace Meditations...
Sarah, a teacher poses for photo outside with student

International Literacy Day 2022

Since 1967, #ILD celebrations have taken place annually around the world to remind the public of the importance of literacy as a matter of dignity and human rights, and to advance...
Children from Upendo programme hug in the classroom

International Youth Day 2022

The theme of #IYD2022 is intergenerational solidarity and the recognition that both older and younger generations have more in common then one would think. To achieve the Sustainable Development...
Tim in group photo with children receiving school supplies

Supporting Girl’s Education in Nigeria

Tim Flynn, our monitoring and evaluation advisor, writes about his recent visit to Nigeria highlighting our work on children’s education, especially focused on girls.  This Thursday, 16th June 2022,...

International Women’s Day 2022

Today is International Women’s Day, a day where we reflect on the actions and roles of the various women in our lives. On this day we stand in solidarity...

Thank You For Covid Support from Nigeria

  The team of the Jesuit Refugee Service in Nigeria sincerely thanks all of you who have donated to the Covid-19 Appeal, which has supported families, students and teachers,...

COP26 – Girls’ Education & Climate Action

It’s Day 4 of the COP26 conference, and my second day in Glasgow at the event. In the Blue Zone – the main arena – today, the topic for...

Memories of Frank Wafer SJ

Dónall Ó Murchú was on the staff of Charles Lwanga Teachers’ College in Zambia from 1967 – 74. He lived in the Jesuit Community House with several others, including...

Journey from South Sudan to Uganda

Utua Lily* looks on as her infant daughter plays on the classroom veranda. Her smile is quick and easy. Lily is a primary four teacher at Tandala Primary School...

Graduation Ceremony in Rumbek

The St Peter Claver Ecological Training Centre in Rumbek, South Sudan held its 12th Graduation Ceremony on 25th June.

New Computer Lab in Wau School

Loyola Secondary School in Wau, South Sudan is building a computer lab for its students to provide them with the practical skills they need to supplement their theoretical knowledge...