05 mai 2019

Stop scolding men for being ‘toxic’

The Conversation“Toxic masculinity” describes a kind of masculinity that encourages or gives legitimacy to misogyny, homophobia and sexual violence. It involves dominating others (especially women), and means resolving disputes with physical conflict and exhibiting an aggressive machismo. More...

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Youth find hope for the future through documentary play

The ConversationToday’s young people deserve to be heard. But, because of all of our technological distractions and polarized political systems, listening to others is becoming increasingly difficult. More...

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Secularism: Québecers are religious about it

The ConversationTwo factors should be considered when seeking to understand the debate around Bill 21 and secularism in Québec: the vast majority of the French provincial population share a Roman Catholic heritage, yet Roman Catholic religious practices and beliefs are rapidly declining in Québec. More...

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A whole new world: how WWI brought new skills and professions back to Australia

The ConversationThe first world war was significant to the formation of Australian national identity and defining national characteristics, such as making do and mateship. This is well acknowledged. More...

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How hard is it to say ‘no’ to drugs?

The ConversationI Need to Know is an ongoing series for teens in search of reliable, confidential advice about life’s tricky questions. If you’re a teen, send us your questions about sex, drugs, health and relationships and we’ll ask an expert to answer it for you. More...

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Macron Seeks to Shut Down Elite French Institution

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. French president Emmanuel Macron said he wants to shut down the École Nationale d’Administration, an elite college that has trained French presidents and diplomats and which has become a symbol of inequality and elitism, Reuters reported. Macron announced his plans to abolish the ENA as part of his response to months of street protests. More...

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The vocational education sector needs a plan and action, not more talk

The ConversationSome 20 years ago, the Australian vocational education system was regarded as world class. Sadly, this is no longer the case when compared to systems in places such as Canada, the Netherlands, Germany and even China. More...

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Nigerian universities are suffering from neglect. Why this should stop

The ConversationThe level of funding of the education sector has been recognised as one of the major factors that contribute to quality education. This, in turn, determines growth and development of a country. It’s also been acknowledged that quality education determines the success in achieving the sustainable development goals. More...

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The old ways of reintegrating young veterans need to be abandoned

The ConversationAccordingly, unlucky former child soldiers find themselves stuck in a cycle of war. This has been the case in Sudan, and Angola as well. Liberia is no exception. A former Liberian child soldier alluded to his struggles to reintegrate, saying “we were soldiers. Now we are parasites”. This is partly because researched suggestions for proper reintegration are not incorporated. It’s also due to traditional humanitarian practices which ignore alternative reintegration measures. More...

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