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What our Schools Teach us About Africa and Why it Matters

How much of your childhood education can you remember? Perhaps you remember specific skills you learnt, like when you’re faced with a particular sum or a tricky word to spell. Or perhaps you remember chunks of knowledge about wider topics, like Henry III or the science behind osmosis?  Depending on where in the world we…

Addressing Racism in International Development

There is a growing discussion in our sector about racism and its impact on international development. At SWIDN, we want to be clear that we take a zero tolerance approach to racism. At the same time, we also want to acknowledge that dismantling racism in our sector is going to take time, and the action,…