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Education for Sustainability at St Mary’s College

This article has been written by the Education for Sustainability (EfS) mentors of St Mary’s College Rose-Hill (Mauritius). They were trained by Anneloes Smitsman from 2012-2017. This is their final evaluation report that highlights how they implemented the EfS principles at their...

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What it means to be empowered

TRANSCRIPT: “In order to talk about Love let us talk about power first. It will help if we can deepen these concepts. We are talking here about ‘empowerment’, but I don’t think we actually understand the word power. For a lot of people the word power also has become a...

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Stewardship for our collective wellbeing

Whole Self development through connectedness with Life and each other, is not encouraged by our conventional educational, economic and political systems. Major changes are required in each of these systems to develop the competencies for becoming Stewards for our Collective and Planetary...

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The Wisdom of Kanyini – Love with Responsibility

“Kanyini is best expressed in English as the combination of the two words ‘Responsibility’ and ‘Unconditional Love’, but it is actually a relationship; it is an enormous caring with no limit – it has no timeframe: it is eternal” ~ `Uncle Bob Randall

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Living from our Wholeness

general wisdom May 07, 2017

Living from our wholeness and remaining inherently integrated while living in a world that is divisional, fragmented and imbalanced can be quite a challenge. People often feel that it is not possible to bring forth their inner wholeness and essential qualities in our human-made worlds. On 2 May...

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The Evolution of our Ego Consciousness

Psychiatrist Carl Jung, founder of the School of Analytical Psychology, once said: One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious. To better understand this process, it may be helpful to consider the development of modern ego...

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Living Wisdom Support

Our beautiful planet sustains us with her love and care in many different ways. There is much we can learn from her if we recognise the Wisdom by which she teaches us through the processes of Life. Mother Earth knows how to balance and renew herself. This same power is within each of us. As her...

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Australian Aboriginal Wisdoms – Growing from the Feminine

general Feb 24, 2017

The following is a short story of my time in 2005 with an Australian Aboriginal Elder who is a Medicine Man of High Degree from the Kimberley (North-West Australia). I lived in Australia for 8 years, during which time I had the opportunity to meet with some of the Elders of the various tribes...

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The Tide is Turning – Divesting from DAPL and Fossil Fuels

While decisions in December 2016 by the US Army Corps of Engineers brought the Dakota Access pipeline drilling near Standing Rock to a halt, the project has only been delayed and could still be completed in 2017. Understanding the “precarious” financial and legal situation of the...

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Learning for Sustainability at Loreto College

Loreto College Curepipe (LCC) has been part of the EARTHwise Thrivability Education initiatives (formerly the Education for Sustainability programme) since 2011. Since a few years, EfS is now fully implemented in the whole curriculum and has become part of our mainstream education, with the...

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