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Ashoka Fellow Jeroo Billimoria Wins Dutch Royal Honors

Ashoka Fellow Jeroo Billimoria has received an award from the King of the Netherlands given to persons who have committed outstanding service to society. By being appointed to Officer of the Order of Orange-Nassau, she now ranks  among renowned Dutch politicians, artists and scientists.

How To Build The Next Generation of India's Changemakers? Ask Ashoka Fellow, Gaurang Raval

As it stands today, half of India’s population is below the age of 25 and close to 65% below 35. That puts India firmly ahead of other Asian countries when it comes to the question of demographic dividend. Add to that, India with an average age of 29, will be the youngest country in the world by 2020.

Changemakers' Yard

Ashoka och Raoul Wallenberg Academy lanserar plattform för unga changemakers

Changemaker Camp 2018

 

Ashoka Scandinavia och Raoul Wallenberg Academy  arrangerar i samarbete med Mgruppen årligen Changemaker camp – ett program för dig som vill ha konkreta verktyg och inspiration att hitta det du brinner för, testa på att göra skillnad i praktiken och lära dig leda andra. Changemaker camp är öppet för dig som nyligen flyttat till Sverige och är trygg med språket, och för dig som är uppvuxen här.

How Purpose and Holistic Health are Foundational for Youth Career Development

When Esther Eshiet graduated from the University of Calabar in Nigeria, she noticed a worrying trend. One of her friends had to take the first administrative job she could find in order to support herself and her family instead of taking the time to explore a career that aligned with what she had studied in school.

Eshiet also noticed that most of her classmates were struggling to find employment because they were not able to identify their own career goals. She was concerned that the education system failed to prepare these young people to choose careers.

Youth Must be Trusted to Lead in Africa

Shootings and flying petrol bombs turned Mitchells Plain in Cape Town, South Africa, into a war zone for a week in late March 2015. Buses and taxis refused to enter the township established by the apartheid government in the 1970s. Eric Coetzee, a community leader, describes this neighborhood as "a world of gangs, violence, and poverty.” When he was young, Coetzee joined a gang for safety. But the story changed when he started as a student at RLabs. “I finally found the place where I fit in. I don’t have fear anymore,” he says.

#LeadYoung - Overcoming Her Shyness, She Helped Hundreds Become Changemakers

Greta is pursuing a vision of helping all youth become leaders in Mexico’s society.

Reforma educativa: “Estamos tan enfocados en los resultados de las pruebas que estamos perdiendo el por qué (de la educación)…”

Artículo por Axel Kesler

En medio de las tomas de secundarios y la reforma educativa propuesta por el Macrismo, entrevistamos a Eevamaija Vuollo, educadora finlandesa, para que nos cuente sobre el proyecto de innovación educativa que está impulsando en Chile. Además, le preguntamos su opinión sobre cuáles cree que son los desafíos de la educación en el siglo XXI y sobre el conflicto que se está dando en Argentina.