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Historian Amir Duranović obtained his degree in history at the University of Sarajevo in 2007. Now holding a PhD in Modern Bosnian History, his main focus has been Church – State relations in Former Yugoslavia, especially Islam under Communism. So far Duranović has actively participated in dozen of conferences on modern Balkan history including history of political elites, nation building, religious communities etc. He has been involved as guest speaker at several European universities...

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Read Theory of Knowledge teacher Russell Cailey’s reflection about his visit to the Holocaust Memorial Museum. Jacqueline was born on April 23, 1935 in Paris, France. Her father, Frits, ran a food import-export business and her mother, Ellen, took care of Jacqueline and her older sister, Manuela. Jacqueline had a normal childhood before the outbreak of the war in 1939, but everything changed in May 1940 when Germany invaded France....

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Watch the talk: William Lindesay is an authoritative voice on Great Wall conservation issues. Described by the World Monuments Fund as “the world’s leading advocate for the Great Wall’s protection,” the UK native is a prolific author and speaker, and a frequent media commentator and contributor. Lindesay studied geography and geology at Liverpool University and in 1987 made what China’s official news agency described as “the most successful foreign exploration...

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Watch Urbi's talk on transgenerational prostitution: Read our guest speaker spotlight on Urmi Basu Urmi Basu is the founder of New Light: a non-profit community development project and charitable trust based in Kalighat, Kolkata — one of the oldest red-light districts of the city. Since 2000, New Light has provided shelter, educational opportunities, recreational facilities, healthcare, and legal aid for the children, girls and women in the Kalighat community. There...

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Tan Le co-founded and ran SASme and in 2003 co-founded Emotiv Systems, Inc. She helped grow SASme from its humble beginnings to a thriving company with 35 employees and multiple locations worldwide. She served as Director of Emotiv Systems, Inc and has also worked with one of Australia’s leading law firms, Freehills. She was a Special Visitor to the United Kingdom as a guest of the British High Commission and...

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Listen to the talk: Dr. Oliver Rothschild is a social entrepreneur focused on creating innovative solutions to challenges in global health and education. He currently works as a co-founder of Kepler, an initiative to reinvent college in the developing world. Prior to Kepler, Dr. Rothschild worked in rural Rwanda as Deputy Director of Partners in Health-Rwanda under Dr. Paul Farmer, helping to manage a network of hospitals providing care to...

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Listen to the talk: Dilip Simeon is a well-known labour historian and public intellectual in India. He is chairperson of the Aman Trust. He was senior research fellow at Nehru Memorial Museum and Library between 2005 and 2008. A wide range of commentary and writing by Dilip Simeon has been distributed on the South Asia Citizens Wire. Among his earlier articles on sacw.net are: The Politics of the Labour Movement:...

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Alice studied acting at the Film School Vienna and at the Vienna University of Business and Administration. During acting school she joined an improv group where she also gained her first experience with teaching improv to children. After winning a comedy competition in Austria in 2006, she started performing at such famous clubs as Quatsch Comedy Club, Kulisse, and Theater Akzent. In 2010 she moved to London where she now...

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About Yong Zhao Yong Zhao is currently Presidential Chair and Associate Dean for Global Education, College of Education at the University of Oregon, where he also serves as the director of the Center for Advanced Technology in Education (CATE). He is a fellow of the International Academy for Education. Until December, 2010, Yong Zhao was University Distinguished Professor at the College of Education, Michigan State University (MSU), where he also...

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Sara not only knows Sweden, she knows what it’s like to grow up and live in cultures other than her own, which helps her identify with the students at THINK Global School. Sara is currently the Vision Holder and manager of Mjuka Flytten, a Swedish-based consultancy working with and for so–called Third Culture Kids—those who’ve lived in one or more cultures other than their own and integrate facets of those...

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Are you interested in applying to THINK Global School but aren’t quite sure if it’s right for you? That’s OK! It’s a decision that shouldn’t be taken lightly. To help you in your application process, we’ve put together a list of five things we feel every applicant to THINK Global School should know. We hope you find them helpful.  1) You’ll gain an education by living and learning in the...

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Term One is officially in the books! Our CM1 community was based in Sabah, Malaysia's capital city of Kota Kinabalu, which serves as a gateway to the island's many natural splendors. Beaches, reefs, mountains, and rainforests became a classroom for students as they became familiar with the beliefs, practices, and traditions shaping modern Sabah. Students attended hands-on sessions during the term with four prevalent ethnicities: Chinese, Malay, Indian, and Indigenous....

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Sabah is playing the role of a “classroom” for 34 international students as they spend two months learning about the State’s diversity and acquiring fresh experiences that they may incorporate into their lives back home. The students, aged between 15 and 17, are from the New York-based Think Global School – the world’s first traveling high school. They live and study in a different country every semester, engaging in place-based and project-based learning pertinent to the nations they visit.

 

 

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The THINK Global School Leadership Team is delighted to announce the July 2022 launch of the THINK Learning Studio, a global innovation, consulting, and professional training center focused on interdisciplinary real-world learning. The launch of this initiative is a statement from both the Board and Leadership Team of TGS's commitment to spreading the methodology of the Changemakers® Program and our continued faith in the project-based learning format. The Studio team hopes...


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Hi Amethyst, tell us a bit about yourself.  I am a passionate educator with three years of experience, and I’ve just finished my first year with TGS. I specialize in the humanities, particularly history and writing. Before joining TGS, I completed a Master's degree where I researched contextual learning and focused on adolescent psychology during my undergraduate education. Outside of the educational space, I enjoy music, dancing, yoga, card games,...

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Where and how do you learn? How do you develop a passion for curiosity? How do you keep your mind open to new people, ideas, and possibilities? These are all questions being faced by educators and students as our world gains a more global context.  For a rare few who are lucky enough to have talented and equally curious teachers, this might happen in the confines of the classroom. But...

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 Hi Andy, tell us a bit about yourself. I grew up in the beautiful industrial city of Birmingham, and after a career in mental health work and various bits and bobs, I qualified to become a teacher. After a few years in the UK, I moved to the British Virgin Islands (which many viewed as an improvement even on Birmingham!) and from there on to Switzerland, my first stint at...

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1. Hi Maxim. It's been two years now since you graduated from THINK Global School. What have you been up to in that time?  Since graduating from TGS, I have been attending the University of Toronto studying mineral (mining) engineering. I know you might be asking why, out of all engineering, I chose mineral engineering? It's because I want to throw myself into the space mining industry. I figured it...

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Another school year is coming to a close at THINK Global School, which means graduation is right around the corner for the Class of 2021. And while their academic experience was different than previous classes due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all of our graduates continually demonstrated the characteristics we value so much as a community: perseverance, continual improvement, a thirst for knowledge, and the practicing of environmentalism, to name a...

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Tattooing is the most misunderstood art form in Japan today. Looked down upon for centuries and rarely discussed in social circles, people with tattoos are outcasts in this country, banned from most public spaces such as beaches, bathhouses, and even gyms. Tattoos have an extensive history in Japan, and to truly understand the stigma behind them it is essential to be aware of their significance. The first records of tattoos...

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With THINK Global School’s term in Bosnia and Herzegovina recently concluded, we thought we’d share a few interesting facts about the heart-shaped country with you. Whether you are working on a school project or planning a trip to Bosnia and Herzegovina yourself, we hope you find these seven facts useful!! Fact #1) Sarajevo was the first city in Europe with a full-time electric tram Trams have a long history in...

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Greetings TGS, Long time reader, first time blogger here. Some of you may have noticed that I can be a little patriotic... My friends in Abu Dhabi used to joke that New Zealand has "small country" syndrome because it is always determined to be the best. I think like the Canadians, we are determined not to be seen as the same as our more populated neighbours. With that in mind...

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