12 juin 2019

Dad bloggers want social change for Father’s Day

The ConversationYou have probably heard of “mommy bloggers” or read parenting articles on a website like Scary Mommy or Babble. “Mommy blogs” have been on the internet for nearly 20 years now. Only recently have fathers begun to develop their own online parenting sites and networks. Today, a growing number of “dad bloggers” are using social media to provide a window into their lives as fathers. More...

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Canadian schools spend more as enrolment and test scores fall

The ConversationCanada’s school boards spent a total of $53.2 billion — about $11,300 per student — educating students in kindergarten to Grade 12 public systems in 2015 and that amount has been growing by more than $1 billion every year for several years. More...

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Father’s Day: Lesser-known ways dads improve children’s lives

The ConversationFather’s Day is a time when people think about the influence of their fathers on their lives. Traditionally, Father’s Day has been about thanking fathers for their help, their role in teaching new skills or even their jokes. While many dads may deserve praise for these reasons, in fact many support their children in much deeper and less obvious ways. More...

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Why having the sex talk early and often with your kids is good for them

The ConversationParents may be uncomfortable initiating “the sex talk,” but whether they want to or not, parents teach their kids about sex and sexuality. Kids learn early what a sexual relationship looks like. More...

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Decolonising research methodology must include undoing its dirty history

The ConversationMaori anthropologist Linda Tuhiwai Smith, in her seminal work Decolonising Methodologies, argues that

Re-search is a dirty word.

Hyphenating “research” into “re-search” is very useful because it reveals what is involved, what it really means, and goes beyond the naive view of “research” as an innocent pursuit of knowledge.
It underscores the fact that “re-searching” involves the activity of undressing other people so as to see them naked. It is also a process of reducing some people to the level of micro-organism: putting them under a magnifying glass to peep into their private lives, secrets, taboos, thinking, and their sacred worlds. More...

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How South Africa’s universities are making more students multilingual

The ConversationAlthough the South African Constitution, other legislation and some policies promote the use and development of all 11 languages, this does not happen in practice. For instance, the country’s courts operate with English as the sole and official language of record. More...

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Connecting with centuries-old stories about women’s painful struggles

The ConversationIn 2016 female students at South Africa’s universities started the #EndRapeCulture campaign to mobilise against the pervasive culture of sexual violence on the different campuses. In Stellenbosch the campaign was marked by two striking occasions. More...

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Journée portes ouvertes de la Formation continue, le 15 juin - Choisissez parmi 103 langues et civilisations !

Vous souhaitez apprendre une langue orientale en cours du soir ou le week end, en stage intensif, passer un certificat, obtenir un diplôme de compétence en langue ?
La formation continue de l'Inalco vous ouvre ses portes samedi 15 juin 2019.
Un moment privilégié pour visiter les locaux, découvrir notre offre de formation, rencontrer vos futurs professeurs ou d’autres stagiaires, vous renseigner sur les possibilités de financement...
Etudiante tenant dans une main un phylactère avec les mots chinois, arabe, russe, turc, hindi, coréen, japonais et vietnamien

La formation continue de l'Inalco vous ouvre ses portes !

Samedi 15 juin 2019 de 13h30 à 17h dans le hall du 2ème étage

  • Venez découvrir ses nombreux dispositifs de formation en langues et civilisations 

Formations en cours du soir ou stages intensifs, des certificats, des diplômes de compétence en langue (DLC), de la reprise d'études et validation d'acquis de l'expérience (VAE), mais aussi des formations sur mesure, séminaires professionnels ou individuels...Choisissez parmi 103 langues et civilisations !

  • Renseignez-vous sur les possibilités de financement
  • Rencontrez vos futurs professeurs
  • Assistez à des ateliers gratuits d'initiation aux langues (hindi, swahili, turc, hébreu et tibétain)

Contact : formation.continue@inalco.fr
Samedi 15 juin 2019 de 13h30 à 17h dans le hall du 2ème étage

Inalco - Pôle des langues et civilisations (PLC)
65, rue des Grands Moulins - 75013 Paris

Métro ligne 14 ou RER C arrêt Bibliothèque François Mitterrand. Plus...

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How controversial “racist” research opens door for a decolonisation drive

The ConversationThe article suggested that “coloured” women in South Africa “present with low cognitive function and which is significantly influenced by education”. Coloured is a racial classification legalised during apartheid for people of “mixed race”. This allegedly low cognition was also linked to unhealthy lifestyle behaviours. More...

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African universities need structures to assess and measure the impact of grants

The ConversationSince Africa’s earliest modern public universities were established on the continent in the 1940s, these institutions have struggled to generate adequate and sustainable funding. For the most part, universities on the continent depend on money from national governments; grants; donations from international donor communities and industries to fund their learning, teaching and research activities. More...

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