The Edmond de Rothschild Foundations is supporting the ambitious « Moocs 4 @frica and developing countries » program in partnership with the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL). This program marks the entry of African universities into the digital revolution through MOOCs (Massive Online Open Courses).
"I cannot wait to do the project again because you learn much and it makes you want to continue being a philanthropist all your life”. Alexandra, pupil at the Daumesnil school (12th arrondissement of Paris), is one of 600 children who participated in the program of the School of Philanthropy this year. 9 months of adventure experiencing philanthropy which ended up nicely with the ‘Philanthropy Day’.
When the buzz goes around on ethics at school, responsible citizenship, the Edmond de Rothschild Foundations innovate in terms of philanthropic education by creating an avant-gardist association: “L’Ecole de la Philanthropie”. This program aims at educating children in the last two years of primary school on philanthropy and today’s social challenges.
They were six to arrive at Lorient airport wearing shorts on Tuesday 5 June in real Breton sailing weather. Accompanied by their official skipper, Raimon Martinez, and Paco Segura, Vice President of the Joves Navegants Foundation to which they belong in Palma de Majorque, they were there to meet the Gitana Team.
At a time when the "Arab Spring" has led to various political revolutions in North Africa, a seminar was held on April 10th and 11th 2012, in Cambridge, United Kingdom, to reconsider the year of 1848 (also known as the "Spring of Nations") as "a turning point in history of political thought"
Brand new intercultural connections were made this week at Three Faiths Forum’s exhibition ‘Faith in the City’, held during National Interfaith Week.