TOPIC: EDUCATION (120)

Start.me

http://www.start.me

Start.me was launched in 2014 and has quickly received the attention of many users from around the world. Individuals use start.me to organize their favorite websites and feeds, so that they can be accessed instantly. Organizations use start.me to share knowledge and online resources within their teams.

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Start.me, Knowledge

Garhwal English Medium School

http://gems-school.org

GEMS is a charitable school located in the Indian Himalaya. We educate over 200 students who come from over 25 villages in the area. These children would not have access to quality education if it were not for our school. We invite volunteers from around the world to come and teach in our school, and share their knowledge and skills with our children. We are in the business of providing children with skills and opportunities so they will have more choices in their lives and hopefully be able to rise out of poverty.

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GEMS, Garhwal English Medium School, Education

Green & Away

https://www.greenandaway.org

Green & Away is an educational charity whose aim is the advancement of education of people in the UK and abroad in all matters concerning environmental conservation and economic and social studies as they relate to individuals, communities, and the planet as a whole. We provide an outdoor, eco-friendly, tented venue for a diverse array of conferences and events which give people the experience of sustainable living and working.

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Green & Away, UK, Campsite

Silent Heroes

http://www.thesilentheroes.org

Silent Heroes is a nonprofit organization committed to enhancing both animal and human health in Africa and protecting and conserving its wildlife and endangered species. We acquire and distribute crucial supplies such as medicines to veterinarians and conservationists in Africa, provide equipment and training to park rangers and conservationists working in the continent’s parks and preserves, and conduct research and educate others on the prevention of disease transmission between domestic animals, wildlife and humans. 

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Silent Heroes, Africa, Conservation, Wildlife

Amistad Institute

http://www.aicr-edu.org

Founded in 2003, Amistad Institute is an organization located in Heredia, San Jose downtown, and Jaco Beach, Costa Rica. The Amistad Spanish school offers language classes, as well as exchange and volunteer programs all around the country from a staff that has near 20 years experience in the language immersion and volunteer industries. 

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Amistad Institute, Language, Spanish, Volunteer, Costa Rica

Going Global: A College Student's Road Map to Studying Abroad

http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/college-resource-center/study-abroad

This guide provides an in-depth look at what studying abroad is -- where to go, what to study -- as well as the financial factors to consider . Studying abroad can be a unique and fulfilling opportunity, but it can also be very costly. This guide shows students and their families that it's possible to study abroad without breaking the bank. 

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Study Abroad, Affordable Colleges

The Saylor Academy

http://www.saylor.org

The Saylor Academy is a nonprofit committed to advancing higher education opportunities by overcoming barriers of cost, time, and geography. Today, the Academy provides interested students with over 300 tuition-free, open online courses, including over 20 aligned to college credit.

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Saylor Academy, Higher Education, Education, Students, Free Education, Learning, Courses

Guy Fox History Project

http://www.guyfox.org.uk

Guy Fox History Project is an educational charity in London, with a simple mission: To create innovative activities and publications that encourage children to explore the world around them. Since 2000, we've created really fantastic educational resources which have been distributed to more than 200,000 children in London and beyond.

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Guy Fox History Project, Education, Maps, England, UK, London, World

SoFi

https://www.sofi.com

The $1 trillion US student loan market is broken. SoFi was founded to offer an innovative approach to addressing this problem using the power of social communities to transform the industry. SoFi connects students and alumni through a dedicated lending pool and an original social community approach where students, alumni and schools all benefit. Alumni earn a compelling double bottom line return, students receive a lower loan rate than their private or federal options, and both sides benefit from the connections formed.

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SoFi, Social Finance, Community, Education, University, College, Tuition, Loan, Finance, Market, Alumni, Alma Mater, Higher Education

Design Thinking for Educators

http://www.designthinkingforeducators.com

Design Thinking for Educators is a creative process that helps you design meaningful solutions in the classroom, at your school, and in your community. The toolkit provides you with instructions to explore Design Thinking.

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Design Thinking For Educators, IDEO, Riverdale Country School, Education, Teachers, Learn, Instruct, Creativity, Innovation, Progressive

SpeakLikeNative

http://speaklikenative.com

SpeaklikeNative shows people that learning foreign languages can be fun and entertaining. It provides lots of valuable resources for anyone who is willing to learn Spanish, German, Italian, French, Chinese or Japanese. What's more, SPL offers plenty of useful guides and clever tips and tricks for learning a new language.

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SpeakLikeNative, Language

The Amazings

http://www.theamazings.com

We offer fun, friendly, informal, classes and courses for you to learn everything from feltmaking to joineryto journalism — directly from people with lifetime knowhow.
Classes start from as little as £15 and courses from £120, and take place everywhere from coffee shops, to pub backrooms, to workshops, to cosy living rooms, to online hangouts - anywhere that isn't a traditional classroom.

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The Amazings, Classes, Seniors, Teach, Learn, London, UK, Explore, Elder, Discover, Wise

Zooniverse

https://www.zooniverse.org

The Zooniverse is home to the internet's largest, most popular and most successful citizen science projects. Our current projects are here but plenty more are on the way. If you're new to the Zooniverse, we suggest picking a project and diving in - the same account will get you into all of our projects, and you can keep track of what you've contributed by watching 'My Zooniverse'.

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Planet Four, Science, Zooniverse, Citizen Projects, Discovery, Research

Barefoot College

http://www.barefootcollege.org

Barefoot College is a non-governmental organization that has been providing basic services and solutions to problems in rural communities for more than 40 years, with the objective of making them self-sufficient and sustainable. These ‘Barefoot solutions’ can be broadly categorized into the delivery of Solar Electrification, Clean Water, Education, Livelihood Development, and Activism. With a geographic focus on the Least Developed Countries (LDCs), we believe strongly in Empowering Women as agents of sustainable change.

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Barefoot College, India, Skills, Gandi, Education, Training, Solar Energy, Fields, Rural, Underpriveleged, Equality, Sierra Leone

Enstitute

http://enstituteu.com

Enstitute, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, is implementing a new low-cost model of higher education. With an apprenticeship-based “Learn by Doing” approach that pairs students with their interests, Enstitute is turning startups and small businesses into classrooms. Enstitute works with the best entrepreneurs and innovators to educate tomorrow’s workforce, revitalize economies, and transform lives through entrepreneurship focused education.

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Enstitute, Learning, Education, Apprentice, Entrepreneurs, Startups, Businesses, Students, Fellows, Learn, Hands On, New York