Tag: Education

Basamat Atom

I want to be a teacher

  Basamat Osman Atom was born just a few kilometres away from Maban, in a small market centre known as Jam in Blue Nile State, Sudan. Her story is...
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Investing in Peace Through Education

  Education is a tool not only for imparting knowledge, but for achieving societal and political change. This month, our colleague Noelle Fitzpatrick left Ireland for South Sudan, to...

Belvedere Boys’ Fundraiser

A first-year home economics class in Belvedere College, Dublin has donated more than €2,000 towards the building of a science classroom in the Adjumani refugee settlement of northern Uganda....

Death of an Influential Educator

Fr Alfred (Freddie) Deignan SJ, of the Irish Jesuit community in Hong Kong died, aged 91, on December 11, 2018. As Principal of both Wah Yan Colleges and Chairman...

Irish Teachers Visit Ugandan Schools

Kris Vekic, Education for Justice Coordinator, visited Uganda with a group of teachers from Irish Jesuit schools in November. It is the second year that he has brought a ...

An Oasis at the Margins

“Women and girls are Africa’s greatest untapped resource, and it is they, not diamonds or oil and minerals, that will be the foundation for solid, sustainable and equitable progress”....

Dublin Teacher Dared to Dream

‘Dare to Dream of a Brighter Future’ is the motto of Xavier Jesuit School Cambodia, where Dublin teacher Deirdre Ryan has spent the last 18 months. She has made...

An amazing couple of months in Cambodia

I am a volunteer teacher trainer and English teacher in Xavier Jesuit Secondary School in the north west of Cambodia. I arrived just over five months ago from Ireland...

St Ignatius Jesuit College, Lusaka, Zambia

Social justice and service for all and in all At St Ignatius College in Zambia, students are learning to be of service to others. A rounded approach to education...
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Jesuit education in Dar es Salaam

Africa: we continue our series on achievement and Jesuit programmes working towards success on the continent. We visit Tanzania and travel to Loyola High School, a Jesuit second level...

Cambodia: the Xavier School Project

Deirdre Ryan from Dublin is working as a volunteer in Cambodia. She writes about her new life at the Xavier Jesuit Project, Cambodia. In May 2015 I made the...
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Achievement in Africa: Tanzania, Gonzaga Primary School

Africa: our series on achievement and the struggle towards success on the continent bring us to Tanzania to visit a Jesuit primary school in Dar es Salaam. Education is...