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  • Mary Wakhaya Si...Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 15:04 

    This is the 12th blog post published in 2018 as part of the collaborative effort launched in 2017 between the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) and the Global Partnership for Education (GPE).

    The first World Science Day for Peace and Development was celebrated worldwide on November 10, 2002, under UNESCO auspices to ensure that citizens are kept informed of developments in science. This day highlights the significant role of science in our daily lives and the need to engage the wider public in debates on emerging scientific issues...

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  • Mary Wakhaya Si...Monday, February 26, 2018 - 15:21 

    This is the 15th blog post in a series of collaborations between the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) and the Global Partnership for Education (GPE). 

    Science is the key to a prosperous future. Since its proclamation by the UNESCO General Conference (Resolution 31C/ 20) in 2001, World Science Day for Peace and Development is celebrated all over the world to demonstrate why science is relevant to people’s daily lives and to engage them in debates on related issues...

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  • Mary Wakhaya Si...Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 11:00 

    In the words of Henri Poincare, “An accumulation of facts is no more science than a heap of stones is a house”, the need to train teachers as agents of change is considered very crucial in the process of developing the science culture for national development towards peaceful societies. Young people are full of energy, ready with why questions, with an urge to create and innovate. The 21st century demands from all us to make personal and corporate decisions that are informed by science. The quest for solutions hinge on what science knowledge is relevant and reliable in a given situation, and how that knowledge was created and its limits...

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