All in the Cause of Duty by Nicholas Bennett

By Nicholas Bennett

This can be the tale of 1 man's 40 12 months odyssey operating to assist decrease 3rd international international poverty, and provides wish to a couple of the main morginalised and exploited humans on the planet. all through his lengthy profession Nicholas Bennett labored in the most distant and tough locations on this planet, confronted widespread coups and revolutions, when while elevating his kinfolk.

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Evidently the headmaster had become crazy more than a month before. The Parent Teacher Association had been to the local district office to ask for him to be replaced, but up to that time no action had been taken. When we passed through the district capital we asked the education officer why the madman had not been removed. He explained, in all seriousness, that it would be too disturbing, academically, to change a head teacher in the middle of a school year. To see your headmaster chained to a pole in the middle the village cannot give a positive educational message to the students, and cannot encourage those children who are not in school to enrol.

The curriculum, or what is taught, has to take account of what the learner wants to learn. Many adults are interested more in skills that help them improve their livelihood, or increase their income, than just reading and writing. Reading is a skill like any other, if not used it is easily forgotten. We would not teach someone who lives in a desert to swim. Why do we continue to teach them to read in a literary desert, where no printed reading materials are available in any language? In order to motivate the learner, and allow learning to take account of different socio-economic activities, in both Thailand and Nepal each lesson was produced on a loose-leaf sheet.

Their wealth is not the inanimate things that they carry, but the hundreds of goats, cows, and camels that accompany them, and make up their bank account. In Ethiopia and Chad I sometimes passed nomads on the move, with their camels and buffaloes swaying across the burnt out plains, searching for fresh fodder. Their huts, firewood, food, and other worldly possessions strapped on the backs of their animals, along with their women and children. One night I stopped with a nomadic group and their herds.

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