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Himalayas

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Summary

  • This short video shows the opening of a new school in a Himalayan village and is ideal for use in a secondary global citizenship lesson. The school will provide a basic secular education to children from the village. The teacher explains the value of schooling for local families who can't afford to attend state boarding schools.
  • This video resource shows how people living in a Himalayan town can access a basic education and is ideal for teaching a secondary global citizenship lesson.The video shows a development resource centre which provides the local community with ICT resources. One of the priorities is to educate young women, many of whom have to overcome parental pressure to attend classes.
  • This video resource shows educational outreach in practice within nomadic communities in the Himalayas, and is ideal for teaching a secondary global citizenship lesson.Teachers travel to remote locations to provide a basic education to travelling communities. Young children are schooled in portable tents using some basic teaching resources.

Notes

  • Title from resource description page (viewed Mar. 5, 2012).
  • Previously released as DVD.
  • This edition in English.
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