Half a century after the assassination of JFK, what do young people outside of America know about our 35th president?
Last Friday, students at the Centre of Science and Technology (COSAT), the public high school near Cape Town that reporter Anders Kelto is following this year, held a special ceremony to honor seniors.
The World is holding a “Mashional Anthem” contest, asking you to mash up existing national anthems to make something new. Record or upload your submission here: http://soundcloud.com/theworld/dropbox
The Mashional Anthem
Here’s a remix challenge: South Africa’s national anthem is a mix of two songs. We want to hear how you’d remix songs into an anthem of your own. Mash up one national anthem with another, or with any other music, and upload your creation to our SoundCloud dropbox by Oct. 29. The best might be played on air and all submissions will be available on PRI.org.
Participate in our #Schoolyear National Anthem Mashup challenge.
Mash up a national anthem with another, or with any other music, and upload your creation to our SoundCloud dropbox. The best may wind up being played on-air and all submissions will be available on PRI.org.
Tandie Nsoki is a senior at the Centre of Science and Technology (COSAT) in the South African township of Khayelitsha.
Tandie shares a bedroom with her mother, while her two younger brothers sleep in the kitchen. Tandie has a small homework table set up by her bed, and spends many afternoons and evenings studying there.
Teachers and Burn-Out
The job has a lot of demands — we want to see how teachers’ experiences around the world compare.
This questionnaire is part of the School Year series at PRI’s The World, reported by Anders Kelto in South Africa, and @PRISchoolYear, curated by Angilee Shah. If you have any questions, feel free to contact Angilee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Forget handing out T-shirts and textbooks only on former president Nelson Mandela’s birthday, here’s 6.7 things you can do in 67 minutes any day.
via Mail & Guardian