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Postcard From Kantchari

  • February 20th, 2011
  • Posted by EUEditor

kant-vue-de-linternat.jpgFollowing the report on the adventures of French couple Monique and Pierre Bertaud, building up the schools complex at Kantchuri, in Burkina Faso, (EUAustralia Online, “Life Itself …”, 17.2.11).

Please see further pictures form that project in Africa:

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Life Itself: Windows On The Life Of Europeans; Family Bertaud …

  • February 17th, 2011
  • Posted by EUEditor

valence-aerial.jpgTwo French teachers, Monique and Pierre Bertaud, have passed up an easy retirement to spend their time now traveling to work in the desert interior of Burkina Faso, in Africa.

bertaud-couple.jpg bk-landscape-2.jpeg They are bringing the chance of a good education to hundreds in need.

A HOME TOWN IN THE HEART OF FRANCE

The city of Valence (city population 66000) on the Rhone River 100 kilometres South of Lyon offers a contented existence to Monique and Pierre Bertaud who retired from their jobs as a primary teacher and high school English specialist there, at the start of the last decade. … Read More »

Laura Puts To Sea

  • August 5th, 2010
  • Posted by EUEditor

dekker-spot-resize.jpgLaura Dekker the Dutch teenager planning to sail around the world alone, in her yacht Guppy, has set out, 4.8.10, on a preliminary leg from the small port of  Den Osse. … Read More »

New Links For Education And Research

  • April 19th, 2009
  • Posted by EUEditor

eu-australia-flag.jpgThe European Commission will support new Europe Centres at Australian universities; and more funding is released for research and scholarships. … Read More »

Tightening-up, On Campus, And At The Work Desk

  • March 1st, 2009
  • Posted by EUEditor

students-brussels-2007.jpgStudent representatives in Europe are sceptical about a plan for rating universities to determine which may be “best”; and at work, employers are not being wholly friendly towards Facebook. … Read More »

$2.3M Australian University Alliance – Expanding European Language Learning

  • February 18th, 2009
  • Posted by Amelia Birnie

language-books.jpgAn Australian-first alliance between three of the country’s main universities will expand higher learning in a range of European and Asian languages.

With $2.27 million in Australian Government funding, the Brisbane-based University of Queensland (UQ), Griffith University and Queensland University of Technology (QUT) will pool teaching of at least nine languages. … Read More »

Learning About Europe

  • February 18th, 2009
  • Posted by EUEditor

studyineurope_top_bg_left.jpgThe drive to create new opportunities through education – a theme of the European Union in 2009 – has extended to opening the doors to young people around the globe. … Read More »

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