Examining the Interpretation of Civic National Values made by young people in Nepal

This post was originally published via Changing the Story (CTS)’s #YoungChangemakers series on 1st October 2019, as part of the CTS sub-project Examining the Interpretations of Civic National Values Made by Young People in Kenya and Nepal.  Changing the Story is an AHRC GCRF project which asks how the arts, heritage and human rights education can…

Examining the Interpretations of Civic National Values made by young people in Nepal: A youth perspective

This post was originally published via Changing the Story (CTS)’s #YouthChangemakers series on 1st October 2019, as part of the CTS sub-project Examining the Interpretations of Civic National Values Made by Young People in Kenya and Nepal.  Changing the Story is an AHRC GCRF project which asks how the arts, heritage and human rights education can…

Civil Society Organisations Reflections on Arts Based Methodologies in Schools

Two decades of internal conflict and instability in Nepal has brought a drastic reformation in the state structure from central government to federal state including the education system. The school education is divided into two levels: basic (up to 8th grade) and secondary education (9th – 12th grade). Moral education is included in the curriculum of basic education aiming to inform young children about civic national values such as citizenship, social and moral behavior, tolerance and mutual respect……

MAP: Shaping the Rwandan National Curriculum

This post was originally published via Changing the Story on 19th March 2020. Changing the Story is an AHRC GCRF project which asks how the arts, heritage and human rights education can support youth-centred approach to civil society building in post-conflict settings across the world. The development of the MAP project was a major output of Changing the…

Mobile Arts for Peace: March 2019 Update

This post is a rework of the March 2019 MAP newsletter. This post is a re-post of the MAP newsletter of March 2019. Facilitators at the training of trainers make a tableau, or frozen image, August 2018. Photo: Deus Kwizera In 2018, MAP was launched in the Eastern Province of Rwanda. Initial activities included a curriculum…

Mobile Arts for Peace: Project Update May 2019

MAP Participants play Dr. Tangles, which is a good visual representation of a way a network plus project works. April, 2019. Photo: Deus Kwizera.

This post is a rework of the May 2019 MAP newsletter. Take a look at what the MAP team have been up to so far in 2019. Drawing Inspiration from Young People The artist, Ganza Daniella. Photo Hassan Ngendahimana. The original image that Ganza drew on a chalkboard. January, 2019. Photo: Kurtis Dennison.    …

Making connections: reflections on the use of proverbs in research and practice

A common trope oft repeated in the wake of horrific events is that the ensuing pain is inexpressible or that certain stories cannot be told. In the case of Rwanda following the 1994 Genocide Against the Tutsi which saw between 800,000 and a million people killed in the space of 100 days, similar assumptions are also frequently deployed……