What makes a good teacher

It is always nice to hear from other teachers and leaders about their perspective on what makes a good teacher. I had the opportunity to listen to Dr. Alonso Quintanilla Perez-Wicht, Vice Rector of San Pablo University in Arequipa, and I was nicely surprised to hear...

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Teacher strike in Peru

Teacher strike in Peru has been going for months. Better salaries, better working conditions and training; that is what they have been asking for, while their students have been left without proper education for more than 50 days. The strike has reached its peak with...

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Jody Williams: The life of an activist.

The Hay Festival taking place in Arequipa has brought a wave of political awareness with the invitation of the Nobel Peace Prize winner Jody Williams well-known for her tireless fight for women’s rights and antipersonal landmines since the 80s. The interview led by...

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Education is starving

When I deliver speeches I am often asked these 2 questions: Why have you decided to teach abroad and deliver conferences? [pullquote]I heard there was good food for free in that conference![/pullquote] My easy answer is: I heard there was good food for free in that...

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